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Events

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Sep
3
Mon
Cottage Grove Peer Support Group @ Healing Matrix
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Most 1st Mondays of the month from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Healing Matrix, (E. Main Street & S. 7th) in Cottage Grove. Check the weekly calendar to confirm. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

For young adults and older. Share your challenges and successes with others on the spectrum. Discuss life issues. Seek solutions together.

Facilitated by Linney Frank.

Sep
10
Mon
Eugene Peer Support Group @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
Sep 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Most 2nd Mondays of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pearl Street, (SW corner of 13th & Pearl). Check the weekly calendar for confirmation. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

Facilitated by Michael Omogrosso

A standing tradition in Eugene, this group is for high-functioning adults (18 to much older than that) on the Autism/Asperger’s spectrum. This is a safe place to share with others on the spectrum about things from living on your own to jobs to getting along with folks and so much more. Group members choose the topics, and there are from 12-20 participants each month. Michael is an experienced facilitator who is also a parent of an adult on the spectrum and an active member of the KindTree/Autism Rocks community.

Sep
17
Mon
Social Skills Class and scheduled Social Outings @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

ASO sponsored Social Skills Class for Adults from 6:30-8pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pearl St. (SW corner of 13th & Pearl).The Lane County Chapter of the Autism Society of Oregon supports a Social Skills Class and Scheduled Social Outings on alternating months, in response to interest by participants in KindTree – Autism Rocks’ Support Group for adults on the autism spectrum. The classes and outings are designed for adults with high-functioning autism or Aspergers who can get around independently in the community.

During the Social Skills Class, conversation skills will be taught, role-modeled and practiced. The class is taught by Doris Germain, an Autism Specialist in the Linn-Benton School District. She has taught social skills at Autism Training and Support in Eugene. Her skill in teaching social skills has been learned from 20 years of working with people on the spectrum. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

The Social Skills Class is taking place on the 3rd Monday of alternating months from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on 13th and Pearl in Eugene. The Social Skills Class will decide on the activity for the following month’s Social Outing.

The Social Outing is taking place on alternating months on the third Friday evening of the month from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. or during the day on Saturday, depending on the activity chosen by the previous month’s Social Skills Class.

If you are interested or know someone who might be interested, call ASO Chapter Representative Mary-Minn Sirag at (541) 689-2228 or email her at sirag@mindspring.com.

 

Sep
21
Fri
Eugene A.V.O.I.C.E Advocacy Group @ LILA Peer Support Club
Sep 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Most 3rd Fridays of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at LILA Peer Support Club, 990 Oak Street (NW corner of 10th and Oak, next to Crumbs Together, beneath the Overpark). Check weekly calendar to confirm. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

Discuss and learn effective ways to advocate for yourself and others.

Facilitated by David Olson. (541) 636-9179

Oct
1
Mon
Cottage Grove Peer Support Group @ Healing Matrix
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Most 1st Mondays of the month from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Healing Matrix, (E. Main Street & S. 7th) in Cottage Grove. Check the weekly calendar to confirm. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

For young adults and older. Share your challenges and successes with others on the spectrum. Discuss life issues. Seek solutions together.

Facilitated by Linney Frank.

Oct
8
Mon
Eugene Peer Support Group @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
Oct 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Most 2nd Mondays of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pearl Street, (SW corner of 13th & Pearl). Check the weekly calendar for confirmation. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

Facilitated by Michael Omogrosso

A standing tradition in Eugene, this group is for high-functioning adults (18 to much older than that) on the Autism/Asperger’s spectrum. This is a safe place to share with others on the spectrum about things from living on your own to jobs to getting along with folks and so much more. Group members choose the topics, and there are from 12-20 participants each month. Michael is an experienced facilitator who is also a parent of an adult on the spectrum and an active member of the KindTree/Autism Rocks community.

Oct
19
Fri
Eugene A.V.O.I.C.E Advocacy Group @ LILA Peer Support Club
Oct 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Most 3rd Fridays of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at LILA Peer Support Club, 990 Oak Street (NW corner of 10th and Oak, next to Crumbs Together, beneath the Overpark). Check weekly calendar to confirm. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

Discuss and learn effective ways to advocate for yourself and others.

Facilitated by David Olson. (541) 636-9179

Social Skills Outing
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Lane County Chapter of the Autism Society of Oregon supports a Social Skills Class and Scheduled Social Outings on alternating months, in response to interest by participants in KindTree – Autism Rocks’ Support Group for adults on the autism spectrum. The classes and outings are designed for adults with high-functioning autism or Aspergers who can get around independently in the community.

During the Social Skills Class, conversation skills will be taught, role-modeled and practiced. The class is taught by Doris Germain, an Autism Specialist in the Linn-Benton School District. She has taught social skills at Autism Training and Support in Eugene. Her skill in teaching social skills has been learned from 20 years of working with people on the spectrum.

The Social Skills Class is taking place on the 3rd Monday of alternating months from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on 13th and Pearl in Eugene. The Social Skills Class will decide on the activity for the following month’s Social Outing. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

The Social Outing is taking place on alternating months on the third Friday evening of the month from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. or during the day on Saturday, depending on the activity chosen by the previous month’s Social Skills Class.

If you are interested or know someone who might be interested, call ASO Chapter Representative Mary-Minn Sirag at (541) 689-2228 or email her at sirag@mindspring.com.

Nov
5
Mon
Cottage Grove Peer Support Group @ Healing Matrix
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Most 1st Mondays of the month from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Healing Matrix, (E. Main Street & S. 7th) in Cottage Grove. Check the weekly calendar to confirm. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

For young adults and older. Share your challenges and successes with others on the spectrum. Discuss life issues. Seek solutions together.

Facilitated by Linney Frank.

Nov
12
Mon
Eugene Peer Support Group @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
Nov 12 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Most 2nd Mondays of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pearl Street, (SW corner of 13th & Pearl). Check the weekly calendar for confirmation. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

Facilitated by Michael Omogrosso

A standing tradition in Eugene, this group is for high-functioning adults (18 to much older than that) on the Autism/Asperger’s spectrum. This is a safe place to share with others on the spectrum about things from living on your own to jobs to getting along with folks and so much more. Group members choose the topics, and there are from 12-20 participants each month. Michael is an experienced facilitator who is also a parent of an adult on the spectrum and an active member of the KindTree/Autism Rocks community.

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