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AAC Autism Friendly Trunk or Treat Fall Fundraiser Event

When: Saturday, October 29 at 3 PM – 5 PM Where: Interim parking lot, 1901 N Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-2229, United States Who we are: Autism & Asperger Connections is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization linking families, individuals, and

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A New Life and A New Journey

By D. Richards I knew that October day would forever be ingrained in my memory.  From the outset, I expected that I’d either be reassured that there was nothing to worry about, or I’d find my greatest fears confirmed. On

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Monica Loves Designing Paper Made Clothes for Her Chipettes to Sing

by Gary Martinez This 9 year old girl loves YouTube videos today, wanna know why? Monica knows all the words to her favorite Chipette song “Wrecking Ball” and can sing to it. Jeanette is her favorite Chipette who wears purple

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Our Story

by Lyz Bryant In light of Autism Awareness month and our recent run in with the skepticism by the current school over our son’s diagnosis, I feel it’s finally time that I share our story with the community here. If

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Making Halloween Less Scary for Your Autistic Child

Halloween is just around the corner.  While any holiday can be difficult for a child on the autism spectrum, Halloween brings some unique challenges with its costumes, masks, strange social interactions, and potential for sensory overload. If your family celebrates

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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