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I decided to start this group so that people with autism spectrum disorder in the Nanaimo Regional District might be able to better connect with each other. Recently, I've decided to expand the scope to include the Central Vancouver Island area because there doesn't seem to be any support in other communities. The purpose of this group is to help provide support and friendship through peer relationships and self-advocacy. Anyone may join this group but the primary goal is to interconnect adults on the spectrum and the people in their lives.

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The Autism Spectrum Meetup Group for Central Vancouver Island!

Recent Meetups

  • Apr 2, 2015 · 7:00 PM

    Autism's Own Conference

    2 CVI Members

    Free celebration the launch of the Autism's Own Journal. There will be presenters and performers on the autism spectrum, including some from the Victoria Meetup group,... Learn more

  • Nov 1, 2014 · 9:30 AM

    The Ableism Crisis: Violence, Marginality, and Disability Justice

    3 CVI Members

    A Morning with Lydia Brown :The Ableism Crisis: Violence, Marginality, and Disability Justice Lydia Brown is an activist and writer focused on violence against... Learn more

  • Aug 23, 2014 · 1:00 PM

    Lets meet up and chat

    5 CVI Members | 5.00

    Lets meet up and chat. it will be at the library downtown nanaimo in room a. I have called it the Aspie meet up group.  please everyone that can come out do so as it is... Learn more

  • Jul 19, 2014 · 1:00 PM

    meet up and talk

    8 CVI Members | 5.00

    Lets meet up and talk. it will be at the library downtown nanaimo upstairs in room c. please come to it as it will be a fun way to get together and talk about whatever.... Learn more

  • Jun 11, 2014 · 5:00 PM

    meetup for coffee and talk

    5 CVI Members | 5.00

    I'm coming up to Nanaimo for a 3 day conference and would like to get the group going and look for some people to help out with the group and also get to know all the... Learn more

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