Upcoming Events

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

 

July Special Event
 

Getting to Know ASNV
July 29    12:00 – 1:00pm

Learn about our programs, mission, and vision for the future by joining us on July 29th for Getting to Know ASNV. Find out what makes ASNV unique, meet our board members and staff, and hear how ASNV has changed the lives of program participants. Every attendee will be registered for a special drawing. You MUST be pre-registered to be entered into the drawing.

Although this event is FREE, please consider making a $10.00 donation to our Intervention Assistance Fund (A.K.A. mini-grant program). To register, email director@asnv.org

11:55 am - 12:10 pm: David by David Godoy
12:10 pm - 12:20 pm: Meet the Staff
12:20 pm - 12:40 pm: Learn about our programs, mission, vision and future.
12:40 pm - 12:50 pm: Hear from our board.
12:50 pm - 12:55 pm: How you can help?
12:55 pm - 1:00 pm: Q & A

 

 


Social & Support Groups

Every Monday Through August 10th

 

Tweens On and Off the Spectrum
This month's meetings: July 6, 13, 20 & 27   1:00 – 2:30pm
Join us here!  Meeting ID: 946 600 1682 

The Autism Society of Northern Virginia is launching an inclusive group entitled, Tweens On & Off the Spectrum. Tweens ages 9-12 will learn valuable life skills – from setting boundaries, maintaining personal hygiene, and doing chores – to building independence, preparing simple meals, using social media safely, transitioning to middle school, and making and keeping friends. Tweens will learn from other autistic/neurotypical kids and have a fun time! Parents must stay in the vicinity of their child. The curriculum and supply list will be sent out via email one week prior to each class so that tweens can be prepared to participate! To receive the curriculum for the week or for more information, please email director@asnv.org.
 



Teen Topics
This month's meetings: July 6, 13, 20 & 27    3:00 – 4:30pm
Join us here!  Meeting ID: 946 600 1682 
 

The Autism Society of Northern Virginia is launching an inclusive group entitled,Teen Topics. Teens ages 13-19 will learn valuable life skills – from appropriate touch, personal hygiene, and how to do chores – to building independence, preparing simple meals, using social media safely, making a budget, and navigating friendship. Teens will learn from other autistic/neurotypical kids and have a fun time! The curriculum and supply list will be sent out via email one week prior to each class so that teens can be prepared to participate! To receive the curriculum for the week or for more information, please email director@asnv.org. This group is co-facilitated with a teen.



Every Tuesday

 

Teen Social Club
This month's meetings: July 7, 14, 21, 28   2:00 – 3:00pm

This social club, which is hosted by a trained, young-adult volunteer, is for high-school students and young adults. Club members will play games, talk about their interests, and have fun! RSVP required. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Nicci Dowd at niccitdowd@gmail.com.



Every Other Thursday

 

Middle Age on the Spectrum
This month's meetings: July 9 & 23   6:00 – 7:00pm
Join us here!  Meeting ID: 885 5743 8808
Or, dial by your location: +1-301-715-8592 US

Come learn and chat with other middle-to-older autistic adults about employment, relationships, dating, families, children, and so much more. This chat is hosted by Nicci Dowd, one of our ASNV volunteers. Bring your dinner, drink or snack, and zoom on in to meet the others!


 

Parents of Autistic Teens 
This month's meetings: July 9 & 23  4:00 –5:00pm
Join us here!  Meeting ID: 946 600 1682

This group gives parents of autistic teens the chance to share relevant information and resources with one another. Guardians or caretakers of teens also welcomed. The group is facilitated by a staff member or a parent of an autistic teen. 
 



Every Other Saturday

 

Education Workshop 
This month's workshop: July 18   1:00 – 2:30pm 
Topic: Autism & College 
Due to the holiday, there will be no workshop on July 4th.
Join us here!  Meeting ID: 830 8572 8013
  

On June 6th, join us as ASNV Director Rose Sutton and guest Cheryl Warren discuss the importance of self-care, wellness, and respite. We will explore self-care tools that can be used during quarantine, such as how to recognize when you need a parent/caretaker “time-out” and where/how to find respite care.



The Autism Partnership (TAP) 
This month's meetings:  July 3 & 18   3:00 – 5:00pm
Topics: July 3rd –  Money Management; July 18 – Autism & College
Due to the holiday, the meeting scheduled on July 4th
will now take place on July 3rd.

Join us here! Meeting ID: 946 600 1682  

The Autism Partnership (TAP), is a life- and social-skills group by autistic adults, for autistic adults. The first part of each meeting focuses on a different topic that helps adults on the spectrum live life to the fullest. The second half of the meeting is a structured social hour, during 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. On June 6th, a TAP member will present, "How to Get Along Better with Autistic Adults."


Parents & Caregivers of Adults on the Spectrum
This month's meetings: July 18    5:30 – 6:30pm
Due to the holiday, there will be no meeting on July 4th.
Join us here! Meeting ID: 946 600 1682  

This is a self-led support group for parents and caregivers of adults on the autism spectrum. 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! RSVP preferred. For questions or to RSVP, email director@asnv.org or call 703-495-8444.

 

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