June  2019

It's June and that can only mean one thing...our Sunset at Southwick's Zoo event is just around the corner! Please join us on Friday, June 7th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. We have rented out the zoo for the night!  Tickets are discounted and the registration link is now open. 

As we officially head into summer, just a reminder that summer office hours are in effect for our staff as we accommodate vacation plans. We encourage you to set up an appointment before dropping by - we wouldn't want to miss you!

As always, feel free to call or email with any questions. 
Your Co-Directors,
Upcoming Events
Sunset at Southwick's Zoo

Friday, June 7th, from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Come join us for our 5th Annual Sunset at Southwick's Zoo event. We have rented out the entire zoo just for our families! Tickets are discounted in the registration link below.

For Individuals with an Asperger's-type Profile, Ages 18+
We are pleased to introduce new programming, serving individuals with high functioning autism. Learn More.

Support Group -  Our new support group is designed to meet the needs of individuals 18+, with an Autism/Asperger profile.

Book ClubOur new Book Discussion Club is for individuals 18+, with an Asperger's profile, that enjoy reading and would like to meet others in a fun, informal environment.

Additional Community Resources : Thrive , AANE Events AANE Spanish Resources

Fun, Friends & Family: For Ages 16+, Welcome to Summer Dance

Kick-off the season at a fun dance party with your friends at Advocates!  All attendees much have a chaperone. 

Advocates Life Skills & Learning Center Open House

June 12th, from 4:00 - 7:00 pm in Ashland. Family members, caregivers, guardians, and community members are welcome to meet with staff, tour the space, and learn about recent renovations and activities. 

On-Going Programs
Phone Consults with Area Expert

Free phone consultations, from the privacy of your home or office, with Pam Kaufmann, former Director of Special Education for The Framingham Public Schools. Pam volunteers her time and expertise to our families, answering IEP-related questions and offering advice. Thirty-minute phone consults will take place during the day on June 11th. 


Learn More. 

Support Groups
Just For Dads Thursday, 6/6/19 (Natick)

Parent Support Group - Wednesday, 6/12/19 (Framingham)

Portuguese Speaking Parent Support Group - Monday, 6/24/19 (Framingham)

For Individuals With an Asperger Profile, Ages 18+  - Friday, June 21st (Framingham)
Quick Resources
Autism Alliance | (508) 652-9900 | AutismAlliance@Advocates.org | www.AutismAlliance.org