A blog for online networking, support, exchange of information, and news about upcoming events for high-functioning young adults on the autism spectrum and their parents. AAPSNet is located in Wichita, Kansas.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

New meeting day for AAPSNet: the FIRST Tuesday of each month

Join us at Headshots next Tuesday, August 7 at 6:00 p.m.  We have moved our meeting day to the first Tuesday of each month.  Headshots is located on the east side of Woodlawn between 13th and 21st streets.  If you arrive before 6:00, the cost to play video games is $2.50; after 6:00, it is $5.  Board games are free.  Food and drink is available as well.

We are a group of adults with high-functioning autism and their parents.  We meet to socialize (the young adults) and to network, exchange ideas and information about resources, and offer support.  All are welcome to join us. 

To RSVP (not required) or for more information, email us at AutisticAdultsNet@gmail.com or call 316-684-3415.  We are Facebook as well https://www.facebook.com/AutisticAdultsNet/.  We have a Meetup group (but are limited to 50 "members"---but everyone is welcome to join us at our meetings!).  https://www.meetup.com/AutisticAdultsandParentsSupportNetwork/


Saturday, July 7, 2018

AAPSNet meeting Tuesday, July 10

We will meet at our new, usual place---Headshots Bar and Grill this Tuesday, July 10, at 6:00.  New members are always welcome, parents as well as young adults with high-functioning autism.  Cover charge to play video games is $5 ($2.50 before 6:00), no charge if you are not playing or play boardgames.  Food, drinks, and cafe-style beverages are also available.

Our group meets to share information, exchange ideas and resources, and offer support as well as an opportunity for young adults to socialize.  Please join us!

Questions?  Please call 316-684-3415 or email AutisticAdultsNet@gmail.com.  Also see our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AutisticAdultsNet/.  We are on Meetup as well although our group is currently full (supposedly---but you can still view it and send us a message).  https://www.meetup.com/AutisticAdultsandParentsSupportNetwork/

Hope to see you there!


Saturday, June 9, 2018

June 12 at Headshots

AAPSNet will meet on Tuesday, June 12 at 6:00 p.m. at Headshots, located at 2120 N. Woodlawn (between 13th and 21st Streets on the east side).  We will meet in the bar area.  There is an $5 charge for those who want to play video games; board games are also available.  Headshots has food and drinks; they also have coffee and treats in the cafe side.

AAPSNet was formed for young adults with high-functioning autism and their parents.  We meet to discuss concerns, challenges, information, resources, and ideas, and to just socialize.  All are welcome to join us!

Questions?  Call 316-684-3415 or email AutisticAdultsNet@gmail.com.  We are on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AutisticAdultsNet/.


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May 8, 2018 get-together

Our next meeting is Tuesday, May 8 at 6:00 at Headshots 2120 N. Woodlawn, Suite 324 (at 21st St. N. and Woodlawn).  Meet inside the bar/video area.  Our meetings are free and open to the public.

Please join us for socializing, video games, sharing of information and resources and support!  Adults with high-functioning adults as well as their parents are welcome!  Cost to play video games is $5 ($2.50 before 6:00); no charge if you are not playing games.  Board games are also available.  Food and drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, are available for purchase at Headshots.

See our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AutisticAdultsNet/. We are also on Meetup at https://www.meetup.com/AutisticAdultsandParentsSupportNetwork/.

Questions?  Call 316-684-3415 or email us at AutisticAdultsNet@gmail.com.

RSVP not necessary but helpful to if you email to let us know you are coming.  Hope to see you there!


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

NO Meeting Tuesday, April 10

We will not meet Tuesday, April 10. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:00 at Headshots.  Watch for more information later.  I will have information from the Autism Across the Lifespan conference taking place on April 20.  Conference information is here in case our followers might be interested in attending.

See you in May!

Monday, March 5, 2018

AAPSNet Meeting with guests from Greater Expectations/Autism Avenue

Join us at Headshots on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:00 for our next meeting.  Our guest speakers from Greater Expectations/Autism Avenue will be with us to tell us about their fantastic program. See their website at https://autismave.com/; they are also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/autismavenueks/.  

We will meet in the cafe for our discussion.  For those who want to play video games in the bar/grill area, there is a $5.00 charge ($2.50 if you arrive and pay before 6:00).  

Adults with high-functioning autism and their parents are welcome to join us!  (Note: adults do not have to BE with a parent---just to clarify). We meet to exchange information, resources, and ideas, and at this meeting we will learn about a wonderful resource.  We also meet for support and social opportunities.  See our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AutisticAdultsNet/. We are also on https://www.meetup.com/AutisticAdultsandParentsSupportNetwork

Questions?  Or to RSVP (not necessary), email at AutisticAdultsNet@gmail.com or call 316-684-3415.  Hope to see you then!


Monday, February 12, 2018

Meeting Tuesday, February 13

Join us for conversation, exchange of ideas and resources, and some fun at Headshots. We can chat in the cafe (a bit quieter) while anyone who would like to play video games can be in the bar/video game area. Board games are also available. NOTE: if you arrive before 6:00, the fee to play games is half-price ($2.50). There is no fee if you aren't playing games.
Headshots has food and both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks as well as coffee.All are welcome---our meetings are open to the public. AAPSNet is for young adults with high-functioning adults and their parents. We offer support, ideas, and opportunities to socialize. Please join us for a fun evening! 

Headshots is located at 2120 N. Woodlawn (21st Street and Woodlawn). We will meet at 6:00 just inside the front door at the bar entrance (look for us also in the cafe area if you arrive after 6:00 in case we decide to sit there).  

Questions?  Please email us at AutisticAdultsNet@gmail.com or call 316-684-3415.  See our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AutisticAdultsNet/.  RSVP at Meetup (not required) at https://www.meetup.com/AutisticAdultsandParentsSupportNetwork/events/247741794/  

Hope to see you there!