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Social & Support Groups

These groups are not meant to take the place of professional therapy, but rather to give participants an opportunity to discuss topics related to Autism in a safe and understanding environment. If you have questions about our social and support groups please email us here.

With the current social distancing safety precautions in place, we have moved to a Zoom meeting format for most support groups.

ASC's social and support groups are open to Colorado residents. To find a support group in your state click here. If your state does not have an Autism Society affiliate, please contact us here.

Autistic Adult support groups

ASC's Adult Support Groups are a place for autistic adults to connect. These groups are not meant to take the place of professional therapy, but rather to give participants an opportunity to discuss topics related to autism.


Our Tuesday group leans toward adults age 40+ and the Wednesday group leans toward adults in their 20s and 30s, though neither has a firm age requirement.  The Tuesday and Wednesday adult support groups meet in the first and third week of each month. A few times a month, all ages of ASC's adult support group participants are invited to attend an in person social gathering.  See our meeting guidelines here

  • Tuesdays 7pm to 8pm for ages 40+

Click HERE to register for Tuesday meetings.

  • Wednesdays 7pm to 8:30pm for ages 20s and 30s

Click HERE to register for Wednesday meetings.

**To limit the size of each group, you are welcome to switch between groups from one month to the next, but DO NOT register for both the Tuesday and Wednesday groups listed above in a given month.

  • Monthly Social Gatherings for Autistic Adults

Twice a month we meet in person at Front Range locations. This is an opportunity for adult support group members who have been attending virtually to meet each other and some of the facilitators. autistic adults are welcome to bring an adult friend or family member. It is open to all adult support group members, and any autistic adult interested in joining the support group. If you have questions, please email program@autismcolorado.org.

Denver Metro Social Meetup is on Saturday, November 19th, 11:00am-1:00p.  Join us for connection and conversation at Altimeter Coffee Co. in Denver. Registration recommended. Register HERE.

Northern Colorado Social Meetup on Sunday, November 13th, 5:00pm-8:00pm. Join us for conversation and games at Schrodinger's Packs Ltd in Evans, Colorado.  Registration required. Register HERE

Parents and Caregivers of Autistic Children under age 18

This support group is for parents and caregivers of children with Autism under 18 years old. This group will meet the first and third Tuesday of every month from 7pm to 8pm. Click HERE to register for meetings .​​

Parents and Caregivers of Twice-Exceptional Children

This support group is for parents and caregivers of 2E children who are identified as intellectually gifted and Autistic, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, dyslexia, or a combination of any of these. This group will meet virtually the first and third Saturday of every month from 10:30am to 11:30am.  Click HERE to register for regular meetings. 

Parents and Caregivers of Autistic Adult Children age 18+ 

This support group is for parents and caregivers of adult children with Autism 18 years old and up. This group will meet virtually on the third Thursday of the month from 7pm to 8pm. Click HERE to register for meetings. 

  • Parent/Caregiver Night Out - 11/12/22 

Saturday, November 12th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at Gordon Biersch Restaurant in Broomfield. This event is for parents and caregivers of autistic children under 18 and adult children. Come out and enjoy time with others who just get it.  Meet new friends and catch up with old ones.  Complimentary appetizers and drinks. Cash bar available. Registration is required. Click HERE to register. 

Autistic LGBTQ+ Adults 

This support group is for Autistic LGBTQ+  adults who are 18 years old and up. This group will meet virtually on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 7pm to 8:30pm. Click HERE to register. 

Autistic Adult Women 

This support group is for autistic women who are 18 years old and up. This group will meet virtually in December and November on the third Thursday of the month from 7pm to 8pm. Click HERE to register.

NT Spouses/Partners of Autistic Adults 

This support group is for neurotypical spouses and partners of autistic adults. This group will meet virtually on the second Tuesday of the month from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. Click HERE to register.

Social Group for Autistic Individuals ages 15-22 

This group is for youth/young adults with Autism ages 15-22. It is facilitated by ASC staff and volunteers who support social interactions and connection between group members while they participate in a community based activity or outing. 

 

Join us for bowling at Moe's BBQ and Bowling in Englewood on Saturday, November 12th from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. No cost to registered participants. Registration required. Register HERE. If you have questions please email program@autismcolorado.org