Monthly News & Updates

January 2023 | Issue I

12 and Under Recreation and Social Activities.

Email for more information about upcoming events and activites.

Click Here to complete the ASRC questionnaire to join our 12 & Under Recreation-Social Groups

Teen & Adult Recreation and Social Activities.

Email for more information about upcoming events and activites.

 Click Here to complete the ASRC questionnaire to join our Teen & Adult Recreation-Social Groups

Teen and Adult Social Skills Groups.

Email for information about upcoming sessions and availability for your teen or adult.

Click Here for more information about our Social Skills Groups

Happy New Year from ASRC!

We hope you all enjoyed the holiday season as much as we did. We are so ready to kick off the 2023 with some great events and activities. Francesca and Rachel will be announcing all upcoming Social & Recreation activities within the next week. We will be continuing our social skills groups with our very own Sara Taussik. We are also gearing up for our 2023 Walk for Autism being held on May 21st, 2023. Finally, we are pleased to announce a new addition to our monthly newsletter and added support group with The Autism Mom Coach, Lisa Candera. We have so many more things to be excited for in 2023 and we can't wait to get started!

Happy New Year Everyone!

-The Team @ Autism Services & Resources CT

Parent Support Groups

In addition to our new partnership with Lisa Candera, Autism Mom Coach, ASRC runs a support group for parents & caregivers of Adults and support - playgroups for children under 12. If you are interested in joining either of these groups, please click the link below to receive information on upcoming dates, times and locations.

Click Here to Complete the Form to Receive Support Group Updates

Adult In Person Game Nights are Back!

ASRC is happy to welcome back our good friend Dave Tipping for our in person games nights for the next three months. The dats are 1/21, 2/25 and 3/25 from 7-8:30pm. If you are interested in joining us, please click the link below.

Click Here to Register for Adult Games Nights

Upcoming Events and Activities

Click Here to Read this Month's Article: Autism Parenting: How Am I Going to Do This?

New for 2023: The Coaching Corner with Lisa Candera - The Autism Mom Coach

ASRC is happy to announce that it will be partnering with Lisa Candera - The Autism Mom Coach to provide support to our community’s parents.

Who is Lisa?

Lisa is a certified life coach, podcaster, lawyer and, most importantly, full-time single mother to a teenager with Autism and other co-morbid diagnoses. Lisa and her son, Ben, live in Simsbury,

CT. After years of white knuckling it on her own, Lisa created The Autism Mom Coach to support parents in their day to day challenges raising a child with special needs. In her 1:1 coaching

program, Lisa teaches her clients how to manage their minds, regulate their emotions and self-soothe their nervous systems using cognitive behavioral tools, a polyvagal informed approach

and her real-life, in the trenches, experiences as a parent raising a teenager with Autism.

You can submit questions for Lisa to answer in her monthly column by submitting them to her at

Click Here for More Information

Job Fair for Neurodiverse

When: October 26, 2023 | 1:00-5:00 pm

Where: Quinnipiac University North Haven

Consisting of:

  • Job Fair – wide range of employers (retail to tech and beyond)
  • Pre-Employment Skill Set Development-Presentation(s)
  • Job Search skill development & best practices-presentations



As a job fair for the neurodiverse, this event is intended to highlight job opportunities, via an in-person format, for neurodiverse individuals seeking employment, and will include sessions on skills needed for success in the pursuit of that goal.

In addition, specialists will provide advice and counsel to individuals that may seek an employment path that is post-college with presentations/workshops.

We will also have a neurodiverse peer panel workshop for Q & A of their experiences and suggestions for success.

ASRC's Calendar of Events

Looking for Activities, Events and Workshops around the state of Connecticut? ASRC has it all in one place. Click the image to the left to access our online Calendar of Events.

Click Here to Email Your Autism Event To Be Listed Today!
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