Self Discovery Online Workshop for Autistic Adults

8 weekly sessions • Tuesdays 7-8:30pm • Fall 2022$400

Led by Barbara Avila and Jonathan Chase

If you are seeking a deeper understanding of your own autism. This group will help you explore, share, and discuss how your autism affects you and your life. This is also an opportunity to connect with other autistic adults. Both Barb and Jonathan have extensive experience with autism as well as facilitating high quality and effective groups. Please join us in frank discussions about experiencing autism as an adult.

We do not bill insurance

1.5 hours each session

All online/zoom

International participants welcome

Includes online workbook with additional resources

Created and led by Autism Specialist and Autistic Mentor

Limited to 8 participants

21 years and older only· 

Also now booking for Fall 2022; Winter 2023; and Spring 2023

Session topics

1. Introductions and diagnosis stories

2. Core struggles of autism including facts, current research, and discussion

3. Common traits of autism:

4. Anxiety, depression, masking and shutdowns

5. Service navigation

6. Self-advocacy and disclosure

7. Breaking out of your comfort zone: how and why

8. Open discussion – Q&A

Be prepared to:

·  Commit to all 8 sessions, join promptly at the start time

·  Share personal stories, experiences, and thoughts with the group

·  Listen to others

·  Respect those with different opinions

·  Review the online workbook between sessions

·  Ask questions and participate in discussions