What we're about

MAKE FRIENDS AND MEET LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE

This group is for individuals on the autism/Asperger's spectrum who are 18 years or older. We meet on ZOOM and our primary focus is to create a fun and engaging environment for individuals on the autism spectrum. If you are looking to foster connections, meet cool people, and have fun, then this group is for you. Anyone, regardless, of where they live in the world can attend our meetings.

We look forward to meeting you at our next activity!

AGE REQUIREMENT

Due to meetup.com's terms of service, no one under the age of 18 is allowed to attend our meetings unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER

This group is led by Arman Khodaei, an autistic individual who started this as an in-person meetup group in 2008 and has kept it going ever since, now on ZOOM.

In 2014, Arman was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to be on Area Board XII of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities. He also served on a Task Force for the California State Senate to help draft autism-related legislation. Arman has been on numerous panels and does workshops and keynote speaking engagements for K-12 schools, colleges, conferences, and various organizations. In 2011, Arman was awarded by the San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center for his contributions to the autism community.

Upcoming events (5)

Social Activities Zoom Group for Autism/Asperger's $5 to attend

Stuck at home? Bored out of your mind? Looking to make friends and have fun during this quarantine? Look no further. You have come to the right place. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS GROUP 1) Meet fun people on the autism spectrum like yourself 2) Engage in fun social games and activities over ZOOM such as Family Feud, Mad Libs, Jackbox Games and others. 3) Be yourself and share your interests whether you are into Power Rangers, My Little Pony, Anime, Beanie Babies, or anything else. This is the group for you. GROUP STRUCTURE Important announcements are given at the start of group. The first hour of group consists of interactive social games that everyone can participate in. The last 30 minutes usually involves playing group games via Jackbox Games. Please read further down below for how to play Jackbox Games. This group is scheduled to last 90 minutes but may end earlier or go longer depending on the number of attendees. If you have any suggestions for future ZOOM activities please let us know. GROUP RULES Group starts promptly at 1 PM We ask that you mute yourself when it is not your turn to talk. Please be respectful of other members and keep language family friendly. COST There is a $5 fee to attend each group. This fee helps pay for Meetup and the ZOOM fees, and also the time put in planning, organizing, and running each event. We also offer a monthly subscription option that allows you to attend every group and activity offering for a 30-Day period. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 30 MINUTES BEFORE GROUP STARTS. PLEASE NOTIFY THE ORGANIZER (ARMAN KHODAEI) AFTER PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE. Payment Options Venmo: https://venmo.com/code?user_id=2923821988315136314 PayPal: https://paypal.me/ArmanKhodaei?locale.x=en_US Zelle:[masked], Arman Khodaei Checks are also accepted. Please message Arman Khodaei directly if you wish to pay by check. Monthly Subscritpion ($29.99): https://py.pl/20eb7cn2Fbx HOW TO JOIN OUR ZOOM MEETINGS Joining a ZOOM event is simple and easy. Just click the link on the right hand side that says online event. You do not need to have ZOOM installed to attend our meetings. If the above method doesn’t work, you can also join by installing ZOOM on your computer or phone and entering the meeting code and password. The ZOOM meeting code is[masked]. The password is 1WyC9p HOW TO PLAY JACKBOX GAMES On a separate browser, log into jackbox.tv and enter the 4 digit passcode given out during group. PLEASE NOTE: It is recommended that you have two devices for the Jackbox portion of group, so that you can see what is going on in the ZOOM group while playing on Jackbox. ABOUT THE ORGANIZER This group is led by Arman Khodaei, an autistic individual who started this as an in-person meetup group in 2008 and has kept it going ever since, now on ZOOM. In 2014, Arman was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to be on Area Board XII of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities. He also served on a Task Force for the California State Senate to help draft autism-related legislation. Arman has been on numerous panels and does workshops and speaking engagements for K-12 schools, colleges, conferences, and various organizations.

Autism/Aspergers ZOOM Discussion Group

Online event

Stuck at home? Looking for a place to discuss matters that are important to you and meet cool people like you during this quarantine? Welcome to our group! You have come to the right place! WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS GROUP 1) A place to discuss what is important to you 2) A place to be yourself without fear of judgment from others 3) A place to talk about your interests 4) A place to make friends 5) A place to share your insights 6) A place to learn from others GROUP RULES Group starts promptly at 6PM. We ask that you mute yourself when it is not your turn to talk. Please be respectful of other members and keep language family friendly. COST There is a $5 fee to attend each group. This fee helps pay for Meetup and ZOOM fees and also the time put in planning, organizing, and running each event. We also offer a monthly subscription option that allows you to attend every group for a 30-Day period. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 30 MINUTES BEFORE GROUP STARTS. PLEASE NOTIFY THE ORGANIZER (ARMAN KHODAEI) AFTER PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE. Payment Options Venmo: https://venmo.com/code?user_id=2923821988315136314 PayPal: https://paypal.me/ArmanKhodaei?locale.x=en_US Zelle:[masked], Arman Khodaei Checks are also accepted. Please message Arman Khodaei directly if you wish to pay by check. Monthly Subscritpion ($29.99): https://py.pl/20eb7cn2Fbx HOW TO JOIN OUR ZOOM MEETINGS Joining a ZOOM event is simple and easy. Just click the link on the right hand side that says online event. You do not need to have ZOOM installed to attend our meetings. If the above method doesn’t work, you can also join by installing ZOOM on your computer or phone and entering the meeting code and password. The ZOOM meeting id is[masked]. The password is[masked] ABOUT THE ORGANIZER This group is led by Arman Khodaei, an autistic individual who started this as an in-person meetup group in 2008 and has kept it going ever since, now on ZOOM. In 2014, Arman was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to be on Area Board XII of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities. He also served on a Task Force for the California State Senate to help draft autism-related legislation. Arman has been on numerous panels and does workshops and speaking engagements for K-12 schools, colleges, conferences, and various organizations.

Autism/Aspergers ZOOM Discussion Group

Online event

Stuck at home? Looking for a place to discuss matters that are important to you and meet cool people like you during this quarantine? Welcome to our group! You have come to the right place! WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS GROUP 1) A place to discuss what is important to you 2) A place to be yourself without fear of judgment from others 3) A place to talk about your interests 4) A place to make friends 5) A place to share your insights 6) A place to learn from others GROUP RULES Group starts promptly at 6PM. We ask that you mute yourself when it is not your turn to talk. Please be respectful of other members and keep language family friendly. COST There is a $5 fee to attend each group. This fee helps pay for Meetup and ZOOM fees and also the time put in planning, organizing, and running each event. We also offer a monthly subscription option that allows you to attend every group for a 30-Day period. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 30 MINUTES BEFORE GROUP STARTS. PLEASE NOTIFY THE ORGANIZER (ARMAN KHODAEI) AFTER PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE. Payment Options Venmo: https://venmo.com/code?user_id=2923821988315136314 PayPal: https://paypal.me/ArmanKhodaei?locale.x=en_US Zelle:[masked], Arman Khodaei Checks are also accepted. Please message Arman Khodaei directly if you wish to pay by check. Monthly Subscritpion ($29.99): https://py.pl/20eb7cn2Fbx HOW TO JOIN OUR ZOOM MEETINGS Joining a ZOOM event is simple and easy. Just click the link on the right hand side that says online event. You do not need to have ZOOM installed to attend our meetings. If the above method doesn’t work, you can also join by installing ZOOM on your computer or phone and entering the meeting code and password. The ZOOM meeting id is[masked]. The password is[masked] ABOUT THE ORGANIZER This group is led by Arman Khodaei, an autistic individual who started this as an in-person meetup group in 2008 and has kept it going ever since, now on ZOOM. In 2014, Arman was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to be on Area Board XII of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities. He also served on a Task Force for the California State Senate to help draft autism-related legislation. Arman has been on numerous panels and does workshops and speaking engagements for K-12 schools, colleges, conferences, and various organizations.

Autism/Aspergers ZOOM Discussion Group

Online event

Stuck at home? Looking for a place to discuss matters that are important to you and meet cool people like you during this quarantine? Welcome to our group! You have come to the right place! WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS GROUP 1) A place to discuss what is important to you 2) A place to be yourself without fear of judgment from others 3) A place to talk about your interests 4) A place to make friends 5) A place to share your insights 6) A place to learn from others GROUP RULES Group starts promptly at 6PM. We ask that you mute yourself when it is not your turn to talk. Please be respectful of other members and keep language family friendly. COST There is a $5 fee to attend each group. This fee helps pay for Meetup and ZOOM fees and also the time put in planning, organizing, and running each event. We also offer a monthly subscription option that allows you to attend every group for a 30-Day period. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 30 MINUTES BEFORE GROUP STARTS. PLEASE NOTIFY THE ORGANIZER (ARMAN KHODAEI) AFTER PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE. Payment Options Venmo: https://venmo.com/code?user_id=2923821988315136314 PayPal: https://paypal.me/ArmanKhodaei?locale.x=en_US Zelle:[masked], Arman Khodaei Checks are also accepted. Please message Arman Khodaei directly if you wish to pay by check. Monthly Subscritpion ($29.99): https://py.pl/20eb7cn2Fbx HOW TO JOIN OUR ZOOM MEETINGS Joining a ZOOM event is simple and easy. Just click the link on the right hand side that says online event. You do not need to have ZOOM installed to attend our meetings. If the above method doesn’t work, you can also join by installing ZOOM on your computer or phone and entering the meeting code and password. The ZOOM meeting id is[masked]. The password is[masked] ABOUT THE ORGANIZER This group is led by Arman Khodaei, an autistic individual who started this as an in-person meetup group in 2008 and has kept it going ever since, now on ZOOM. In 2014, Arman was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to be on Area Board XII of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities. He also served on a Task Force for the California State Senate to help draft autism-related legislation. Arman has been on numerous panels and does workshops and speaking engagements for K-12 schools, colleges, conferences, and various organizations.

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