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Autism and Trauma – New Film Featuring Stories of Autistic Adults

In discussions about autism, the stories and experiences of autistic adults are often overlooked. A new film, Autism and Trauma, aims to change that by bringing greater awareness to the issues faced by adults on the spectrum. The Autistic Global

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Support Group for Families with Kids on the Spectrum

Our Family Support Group is starting up again on Saturday, 5/31. This is a support and social group for families with kids on the spectrum, ages 5-12. While the group was on hold these past few months, we solicited feedback from our

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Join us for Story Time with the K9to5 Therapy Dogs!

Join us this Saturday, April 12 for a special story time with the K9to5 therapy dogs! When: Saturday, April 12, 1-4pm Where: Penrose Library (Children’s Room), 20 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs Cost: FREE! We will have two highly trained and lovable therapy dogs

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Autism Awareness – Raising the Bar

April is Autism Awareness Month, and World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2014.  All across the globe, families, individuals, and organizations will commemorate the day and month with events and activities to educate and raise awareness about autism. While awareness

Posted in Community, Events, Volunteer

Nominate Your Favorite Autism-Friendly Business!

How often do you find yourself wondering about the best hair stylist, dentist, or eye doctor? And how often do you rave to your friends who are also connected in some way to the autism spectrum about your favorite sensory-friendly

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Operation Happy Birthday Colin!

Want to make a difference in this young man’s life? Autism & Asperger Connections (AAC) invites members and friends to join us in making Colin’s 11th birthday a very special one. Colin is a young man who lives in Michigan.

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Upcoming Support Group Meetings

Jun
27
Tue
6:30 PM North Springs Teen Social Group @ Pikes Peak Library 21C
North Springs Teen Social Group @ Pikes Peak Library 21C
Jun 27 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
North Springs Teen Social Group @ Pikes Peak Library 21C | Colorado Springs | Colorado | United States
  We are starting up a second Teen Social on the fourth Tuesday of every month, at the Pikes Peak Library 21C.  We will meet in room B2 for June July and September and room B6 for August October and November.
Jul
8
Sat
9:00 AM Trinkets and Treasures Fundraiser @ Maxim Healthcare Services - Colorado Springs
Trinkets and Treasures Fundraiser @ Maxim Healthcare Services - Colorado Springs
Jul 8 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Trinkets and Treasures Fundraiser @ Maxim Healthcare Services - Colorado Springs | Colorado Springs | Colorado | United States
Save the date for our Trinkets and Treasures fundraiser. Bring those things in good, working condition that are gathering dust and you no longer want and help a worthy cause. We will be selling these items. We will also be
Jul
11
Tue
6:30 PM Tween Social Group (Age 8-12) @ Old Colorado City Library Meeting Room
Tween Social Group (Age 8-12) @ Old Colorado City Library Meeting Room
Jul 11 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
The Tween Social is a social group designed for tweens age 8-12 to meet other tweens on the autism spectrum and to have fun! When:  meets the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm Please RSVP to info@autismaspergerconnections.org  
Jul
12
Wed
7:00 PM Young Adults Coffee (YAC) Suppor... @ Village Inn* (Note NEW location)
Young Adults Coffee (YAC) Suppor... @ Village Inn* (Note NEW location)
Jul 12 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Young Adult Coffee (YAC) support group is designed for young adults on the autism spectrum. The group provides a safe, supportive environment for autistic young adults to make friends and explore common challenges, issues and current events with others