New online chat group for autistic parents

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Mona Pereth

Joined: 11 Sep 2018
Gender: Female
Posts: 7,846
Location: New York City (Queens)

29 Apr 2024, 9:23 pm

A new online chat group (text-based) for autistic parents is now forming, and will hold a meeting on Thursday, May 2, at 7:00 PM Eastern time.

Note that "autistic parents" means parents who are, themselves, on the autism spectrum. Their children might, or might not, be autistic also.

The chat will be facilitated by two members of the Autistic Peer Leadership Group. (I myself am not a parent and hence will not be participating.)

Both co-facilitators are fathers, but mothers are certainly welcome to attend also. The group aims to be demographically diverse, not limited by age, race, gender, sexual orientation, etc.

See details about the chat meeting and RSVP here (after first joining the Meetup group for groups led by members of the Autistic Peer Leadership Group).

See more info about the Autistic Parents' Support Group here.

- Autistic in NYC - Resources and new ideas for the autistic adult community in the New York City metro area.
- Autistic peer-led groups (via text-based chat, currently) led or facilitated by members of the Autistic Peer Leadership Group.
- My Twitter / "X" (new as of 2021)

Archmage Arcane

Joined: 13 Jun 2019
Age: 64
Gender: Male
Posts: 449
Location: Connecticut, USA

29 Apr 2024, 9:31 pm

Please note that our chats are text-only due to the sensory issues of some of our group.

We hope to 'see' you at 7PM Thursday.


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Joined: 21 Oct 2019
Age: 66
Gender: Male
Posts: 839
Location: Long Island, NY

02 Jun 2024, 5:58 pm

There will be another meeting of the autistic parents discussion group this Thursday 6/6/24. Looking forward to seeing new members there.

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