The following research seminars are open to researchers, clinicians, and families and who are interested in learning more about recent developments in research and clinical care for autism spectrum disorders.
You can also visit our Autism Community Calendar for more events being held this year.
Simons Center for the Social Brain at MIT
The Simons Center for the Social Brain Colloquium Series brings leading researchers in autism and related developmental disorders to MIT to present their latest research findings and discuss future projects. The Colloquia are open to the community, and are held in MIT's Building 46 in Cambridge.
More information about the series, times and dates can be found here
BCH Autism Spectrum Center presents: Individualized Education Program (IEP) Your Basic Rights
This workshop provides families with practical instructions regarding their rights and responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Massachusetts Special Education Law and No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Learn more here.
The Lurie Center for Autism - Navigating the Bridge to the Future: Getting to Know Transition & Adult Services
This is part of the Roger A. Bauman Parent Lecture Series and will be a Symposium and Resource Fair for Parents. Learn more here.
Autism Consortium Symposium
Each year the Autism Consortium holds a Symposium intended to broadly share work in progress and to discuss the latest advancements in autism research, care and treatment. It is open to the wider research and clinical community as well as to parents and care providers. It is held in the fall each year.
Regional Events for Families
Regional Events and Autism Support Centers
Toward Independent Living and Learning (TILL) - Dedham, MA
Boston Metro West Area
The Autism Alliance of MetroWest - Natick, MA
Family Autism Center at South Norfolk County ARC - Westwood, MA
Event Calendar: SNCARC Events
Boston Metro North Area
Autism Support Center at NorthEast ARC - Danvers, MA
The Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts - West Boylston, MA
Event Calendar: ARCCM Events
Community Autism Resources - Swansea, MA
Event Calendar: CAR Events
Community Resources for People with Autism - Easthampton, MA
Event Calendar: CRPA Events
Statewide Resources, Events and Programs
Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts (AFAM)
Event Calendar: AFAM Events
Asperger's Association of New England (AANE)
Event Calendar: AANE Events
Resources: AS Resources
Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN)
Event Calendar: FCSN Events
New England Center for Children (NECC)
Event Calendar: NECC Events
SPED Child and Teen