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Autistic Adult Support

Browse our groups for Autistic adults! Join us at any (or all) support group or meetup!

There are multiple groups to select from with different leaders.  Some groups are offered in person and others online. 

 

*Disclaimer: The groups below are not led by licensed counselors. The groups are led by volunteer meeting leaders. You can learn more about each of our meeting leaders here

Please note that activities planned outside of these groups, including but not limited to, Discord chats and outings, are not under the Autism Society of Greater Phoenix. Participation in these extracurricular activities is voluntary. These additional activities are not monitored, facilitated or endorsed by the Autism Society of Greater Phoenix.

 

Our support groups are sponsored by a grant received from the Arizona Coyotes Foundation. The Arizona Coyotes Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life throughout Arizona by supporting organizations and programs that promote access to education, health and wellness and economic advancement for underserved and diverse communities.

Autistic Adult Support Group

Held ONLINE the 2nd Saturday of each month

This is primarily a discussion and social group for adults, 18 and older, who are or think they might be, on the Autism Spectrum. The purpose is to share perspectives and enjoy time together learning and laughing and exploring new things about  ourselves and others. This support group is led by Sue Golubock and Tara Marshall.

Date: Saturday, March 9th
Time: 1 – 3 PM
Location: Held online via Zoom

Autistic Adult Support Group

Held IN-PERSON the 4th Saturday of each month

This is primarily a discussion and social group for adults, 18 and older, who are or think they might be, on the Autism Spectrum. The purpose is to share perspectives and enjoy time together learning and laughing and exploring new things about  ourselves and others. This support group is led by Sue Golubock.

Date: Saturday, February 24th
Time: 1 – 3 PM
Location: Friendship Village of Tempe

Young Adult Asperger's/ASD Support Group

Held IN-PERSON. Dates vary on Saturday mornings from 11 am to 12:30 pm

Attendees: Many hold a diagnosis of non-verbal learning disorder, ASD, ADHD, or a learning disability. Build connections and friendships, expand support network, social involvement, and interests. Diagnosis is not necessary. This group is intended for ages 17-35 years old. Parents/guardians are welcome to attend. There is a separate area for parents to meet.

These meetings foster engagement in activities and small group discussions geared toward advancing social skills and building friendships. The group may also plan additional social activities. This group is led by Dawn Oliver. 

Date: Saturday, March 9th
Time: 11 – 12:30 PM
Location: Foothills Christian Church in Glendale

Autistic Adult Meetup

Held IN-PERSON the 1st Saturday of each month

Join us for our monthly in-person meetup in the West Valley! Gather with old and new friends to make connections and have fun. Pizza and refreshments will be provided at this meetup. This group is intended for Autistic adults who are 20+ years old. Registration is required. This meetup is led by Teri Beardsley.

Date: Saturday, March 2nd
Time: 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Location: Driftwood Coffee Co. in Peoria 

*New location for March only