Return to the Arc!

Mark your calendars for the 2023 Stanford Neurodiversity Summit, coming up Oct 1-3

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The return to the Arc was great! Forty-five people, friends old and new, showed up and had a chance to catch up and network for the first time in years. We had a lively and constructive discussion of ideas for future programs (stay tuned for developments) and there was lots of delicious coffee from Ted’s next door, plus donuts!

On June 17 AASCEND returns to the Arc, for its first in-person, brick-and-mortar general meeting since the start of the pandemic!!! Join us for donuts, coffee and conversation as we welcome friends old and new. We plan to relax and enjoy each other’s company as we have not been able to do for too long. We’ll be reviewing a list of proposed future meeting topics, to see which people prefer, and to hear your suggestions. Also, for fun, bring your summer media favorites—your recommendations for games online and off, movies, videos, websites and even books and graphic novels, as we aim to get the most of the summer season.

There will also be a breakout session for Transition-age youth and families to plan social events.

Moving forward, our plan is to hold some monthly meetings online and some in-person, in addition we will continue to sponsor hikes and social events.

Everything is free and all are welcome. It will be great to see everybody live and in person again, and we certainly hope to see you there! Here’s a picture of the Arc:

At the moment we do not plan a hybrid online/in-person meeting—as an incentive for people to show up in-person. To hear the latest updates be sure you are on our email list: If you are not on our email list, click here to sign up. No registration is necessary.

As usual at AASCEND meetings, attendees on the autism spectrum will offer their experience and perspectives throughout the program.

Who: Adults on the autism spectrum, families, mentors and professionals all welcome. For more information, please contact:
When: Sat Jun 17, 10am – noon (approx.)
Where: The Arc of SF 1500 Howard St. @ 11th St.    SF, CA 94103  map