Upcoming Events

During Covid-19, ASNV groups will be held on Zoom.

ISO: Board, committee, sub-committee members, and people of ALL ages.
No Experience Necessary!
email: info@asnv.org
 
 
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Ongoing Events

SAVE THE DATES:

Forums in collaboration with Arc of Northern Virginia:

1. Republican Lt. Governor Candidates, April 13th, 6-7:30 PM (flyer attached)

2. House Districts 40/51, April 27th, 6-7:30 PM (flyer coming soon)

3. Attorney General Candidates, April 29th, 6-7:30 PM (flyer coming soon)

4. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates, May 4, 6-7:30 PM (flyer coming soon)

5. House Districts 34/86, May 6th, 6-7:30 PM (flyer coming soon)

6. Democratic Lt. Governor Candidates, May 11th, 6-7:30 PM (flyer coming soon)

7. House Districts 38/45/47/49, May 18th, 6-7:30 PM (flyer coming soon)

8. Republic Gubernatorial Candidates, date TBD as it had to be rescheduled (flyer coming soon)

 

Please RSVP for as many as you can!  You are advocating just by attending and we love the questions you send. Spread the word far and wide.  We hope to pack these forums and show the power of the disability vote!

 

1 April - Middle-Age on the Spectrum from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Come learn and chat with our middle to older autistic adults about employment, relationships, dating, families, children, and so much more. Zoom link: Click Here to Join.

2 April – Autism 101 from 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Want to know more about autism? Autism 101 teaches you what it means to have autism, the symptoms of autism, treatment options, how to support autistic children and adults, and more. If you already know the basics and are interested in other topics or have other questions, read about our other education programs below! Zoom link: Click Here to Join.

3 April - Autism Social Club from 12:00–1:00 p.m.  

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89937998309?pwd=VG9ISjNlYTQzS1ZrdVZhdmhXcEdTdz09 Meeting ID: 876 5532 6071 Passcode: 276691. This Autism Social Club is for high school students through young adults. Hosted by Judah & Adajo Dowd, 2 trained ASNV volunteers. They play jeopardy, online games, talk about gaming, music, arts, and just have fun. RSVP required! For more information, please contact Dr. Nicci Dowd at autismsoclub@gmail.com.

 

9 April – Special Programming: "Healthy Relationships" from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

In collaboration with Virginia Board for People with Disabilities. This is open to adults with disabilities and is limited to 8 participants. Please submit your name, email and address so we may send materials in advanced to: Director@asnv.org to register.

 

10 April - Autism Education Workshop from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

ASNV provides workshops and presentations on a variety of autism-related topics, ranging from an overview of autism to supporting autistic individuals across the lifespan. Topic: Connected Independence by Andrea Vincent from SafeInHome. Zoom link: Click Here to Join.

10 April – Autism Support Group from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Autism Support Group where we can all come together to discuss tips, vent, gather resources, and most importantly learn and grow from one another. Maybe even add new folks to your tribes. This is for parents/caregivers of children on the spectrum.

Zoom link: Click Here to Join:

 

10 April - Autism Social Club from 12:00–1:00 p.m.  

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89937998309?pwd=VG9ISjNlYTQzS1ZrdVZhdmhXcEdTdz09 Meeting ID: 876 5532 6071 Passcode: 276691. This Autism Social Club is for high school students through young adults. Hosted by Judah & Adajo Dowd, 2 trained ASNV volunteers. They play jeopardy, online games, talk about gaming, music, arts, and just have fun. RSVP required! For more information, please contact Dr. Nicci Dowd at autismsoclub@gmail.com.

 

10 April - Parents & Caregivers of Adults on the Spectrum from 1:30 -2:30 p.m.

This is a monthly, self-led support group for parents and caregivers of adults on the autism spectrum, as well as adult self-advocates. If you are interested in meeting with other caregivers and parents to get support and discuss topics like employment, life transitions, fostering independence, and more, please join us! Zoom link: Click Here to Join

 

10 April - The Autism Partnership (TAP) from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

TAP is a life and social-skills group by autistic adults, for autistic adults. Each meeting focuses on a different topic that helps adults on the spectrum live life to the fullest. The second half of every meeting is a structured social hour, in which participants can play games, talk, and make new friends. New members are always welcome! No RSVP required; for more info email tap@asnv.org. Join TAP CHAT and connect with the group anytime. Join Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9466001682 Meeting ID: 946 600 1682. One tap mobile at (301) 715-8592. TOPIC: “Transportation” by Richard Demeret.

 

11 April – Special Programming: (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED) 1st Annual Spring Concert and Art Showcase from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Join us as we showcase so much talent from our autism community. Singers, musicians, artists, and so much more. You do not want to miss. Click the link to register

 

13 April - Forum #1 - Republican Candidates for Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

The Republican Nominating Convention will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The first forum in our 2021 series will feature candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor. We will have each candidate speak about their background and knowledge relating to developmental disabilities, then answer questions about disability policy in Virginia. Attendees are invited to submit questions in advance. Sign language interpretation will be provided. (Note that Tim Hugo has a conflict and cannot participate but will provide a statement in advance.) A “virtual” forum, on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Preregistration is required to attend.

Register at: https://tinyurl.com/2021CandForum1

 

15 April – Lunch Bunch from 11:00 -12:00 p.m.

Bring your lunch and join us for a quick workshop. Listen in as we discuss resources for our entire footprint. If you have a resource you would like to share as well, please chime in. Zoom link: Click Here to Join.

 

17 April - Autism Social Club from 12:00–1:00 p.m.  

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89937998309?pwd=VG9ISjNlYTQzS1ZrdVZhdmhXcEdTdz09 Meeting ID: 876 5532 6071 Passcode: 276691. This Autism Social Club is for high school students through young adults. Hosted by Judah & Adajo Dowd, 2 trained ASNV volunteers. They play jeopardy, online games, talk about gaming, music, arts, and just have fun. RSVP required! For more information, please contact Dr. Nicci Dowd at autismsoclub@gmail.com.

 

20 April – Special Programming: 1st Annual “Being AU-SOME” Virtual Mini-Conference 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Join us for our free "Being Au-some" Virtual Mini-Conference as we celebrate the #autism journey together! Short & engaging sessions! Additional brief sessions from self-advocates. Jammed packed couple of hours! Register now! NOTE: This is NOT being recorded.  

Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_vNyWDySaR2-80Qa5VVMkDA

 

21 April – Special Programming: Facebook Live with Delegate Davis with ASNV, ASCV, and Autism Society Tidewater from 10:00-10:30 a.m. I am reaching out to you as one of ASNV's biggest champions, as we are hopeful you will support our current autism awareness license plate project. We need all the support we can get to meet our minimum of 450 plates by our December 15th deadline to present the bill to the General Assembly in 2021. You will be part of history as you will also be invited to attend the bill signing and special reception thereafter. If we can launch this initiative, it would be a significant revenue & awareness generator for our organization for many years to come! We hope you will purchase your pre-order plate today here www.asnv.org.

 

23 April – Special Programming: “Healthy Relationships” from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

In collaboration with Virginia Board for People with Disabilities. This is open to adults with disabilities and is limited to 8 participants. Please submit your name, email and/or physical address so we may send materials in advanced to: Director@asnv.org to register.

 

24 April – Autism Social Club from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89937998309?pwd=VG9ISjNlYTQzS1ZrdVZhdmhXcEdTdz09 Meeting ID: 876 5532 6071 Passcode: 276691. This Autism Social Club for high school students through young adults. Hosted by Judah & Adajo Dowd, 2 trained ASNV volunteers. They play jeopardy, online games, talk about gaming, music, arts, and just have fun. RSVP required! For more information, please contact Dr. Nicci Dowd at autismsoclub@gmail.com.

 

24 April - The Autism Partnership (TAP) from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9466001682 Meeting ID: 946 600 1682. One tap mobile at (301) 715-8592.  Find your local number at https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kAcbUPLbT. Topic: TBD. TAP is a life and social-skills group by autistic adults, for autistic adults. Each meeting focuses on a different topic that helps adults on the spectrum live life to the fullest. The second half of every meeting is a structured social hour, in which participants can play games, talk, and make new friends. New members are always welcome! No RSVP required; for more info email tap@asnv.org.  Join TAP CHAT and connect with the group anytime.

 

27 April – Forum #2. House Districts 40/51 27th from 6-7:30 PM (flyer coming soon)

 

29 April – Forum #3. Attorney General Candidates from 6-7:30 PM (flyer coming soon)

 
 

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