The Orange County Asperger's Support Group
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Welcome!  Were you recently diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome? Was your child? Are you feeling lost? You’ve already taken a step in the right direction by visiting our site. We’ve all been there. We want to listen and share our experiences. We’ll help you make sense of the alphabet soup – ASD, PDD-NOS, IEP, 504, SSI – that awaits you.

The Orange County Asperger's Support Group is a nonprofit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organizationWe’ve been helping Asperger’s families and individuals since 2003. Whether you’re the parent of a 5-year-old or you're an adult with Asperger’s, we have programs for everyone. 

Come to one of our monthly support groups, held in Newport Beach and Placentia, to meet others with similar challenges. Our speakers and panel discussions have themes ranging from school IEPs to Aspies-on-the-Job. Use our online Yahoo Discussion Group to ask questions and get answers from people who have dealt with the same issues. 

Our social activities are designed to provide the much-needed opportunity to meet other Aspies and make friends. Kids and teens enjoy game nights, movies and more. Adult activities (ages 18+) include movie nights, coffee groups and more. We also have a special group for parents of Aspie young adults. And we sponsor professionally-moderated events such as support groups on older adults. Occasional events for all ages are also planned, such as when 50 of us cheered together at an Angels Baseball game. All of our meetings and activities are listed on our online Meetup site where you can also RSVP!

In 2017 we will be transitioning to MemberPlanet for event registration, dues payment, discussion groups, and all other communication regarding OCASG.  Please visit the site at https://memberplanet.com/ocasg.

With our great resources, activities and events, we help inform, educate and support families affected by Asperger’s and ultimately help improve the quality of life of all our members.
Learn how to access our Meetup site and Yahoo Discussion Board by clicking here

Learn about becoming a full-fledged OCASG member by clicking here.
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MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES

For Specific Information and to RSVP for these events please see the Meetup Calendar or MemberPlanet. 

​1st Friday - 6:30 pm Original Movie Club (AMC The District) for Aspie Adults ages 18+

2nd Saturday - 10:00 am Toastmasters Gavel Club (ages 18+), Irvine. Click for more info.

3rd Monday - 7:00 pm OCASG General Meeting, Newport Beach. Monthly topic or speaker.  Because of the holidays, the January meeting will be on 1/23 and the February meeting on 2/13.

4th Monday - 7:00 pm OCASG North County Support Group Meeting, Placentia

2017 dates:  Jan 28, April 29, July 29, Oct 28 -  Parents of Teens and Young Adults meet with Dr. Alexander Gantman.

2017 dates:  Feb 25, May 27, August 26, Nov 18 – Adult Support group (ages 21-60) with Dr. Alexander Gantman.

2017 dates:  Moving Out - March 25, Finding a Job - June 24, Sept 30 - Dating and Relationship  - Young Adults Workshops (ages 18-35) with Dr. Gantman
Supporting Ourselves ... Supporting Each Other
We will be moving our website in 2017.  Come visit our new site at https://memberplanet.com/ocasg and be sure to join. 

The next OCASG General Support Meeting will be Monday, February 13, 2017, at St. Andrew's in Newport Beach. Topic is "Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome” presented by Gary Greene. 
Click here for meeting details. (for ASD individuals and family members only)

For other activities and events see Monthly Calendar below.

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