What we're about

Welcome to the Autism Society of Tidewater Virginia Meetup Website. We hope you find the information on this site useful.

The Tidewater Chapter is a local chapter of Autism Society of America. Our mission is to improved the lives of all affected by autism. Anyone who is affected can join this Meetup group and attend our monthly meetings.

Whether through Advocacy, Education, or Support, our mission is simple: Improving the Lives of All Affected by Autism. We are YOUR community.

You may also visit our website at www.tidewaterasa.org for more information on our chapter.

Disclaimer: Autism Society of Tidewater Virginia is a locally funded organization serving families and professionals in the Tidewater Region of Southeastern Virginia. All information provided or published by Autism Society of Tidewater Virginia is for informational purposes only. Reference to any treatment or therapy option or to any program, service or treatment provider is not an endorsement by Autism Society of Tidewater Virginia. You should investigate alternatives that may be more appropriate for a specific individual. The Autism Society of Tidewater Virginia assumes no responsibility for the use made of any information published or provided by Autism Society of Tidewater Virginia.

Service Providers who join the meetup group are prohibited from advertising through meetup. However, they can do so through sponsorships at events, providing flyers for the information rack in our resource center or by purchasing an advertisement in our newsletter. We will also add your information to our resource directory as courtesy upon approval. When our resource directory is updated with your information we will inform meetup members that a new provider has been provided to the resource directory ONLY.

Upcoming events (5+)

Peninsula Resources Fair

Denbigh Baptist Christian School Gymnasium

Looking for resources? Please coming to our 2nd Annual Peninsula Resource Fair at Denbigh Baptist Christian School Gymnasium located at 13010 Mitchell Point Road, Newport News, VA 23602. We will have providers able to answer your questions, a scavenger hunt with prizes, lots of great information, and more. Come out and get what you need!

IEP Boot Camp for Parents/Caregivers

Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

Please join us for a very informative parent training on Individualized Education Plans (I.E.P.) with our highly regarded speaker, Mr. C.J. Butler, M.S.Ed., Master Lecturer of Special Education at Old Dominion University. Check-in is in Room 244A at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center located at 1881 University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23453. This is a program designed to help parents navigate and advocate! RSVP IS REQUIRED via Meetup, www.meetup.com/tidewater-autism/events/ Box Lunches Are Available for Purchase In Advance for $10.00 Please contact Nicole Miller at (757)[masked] to order your box or if you have any questions about the parent training.

Respite Night at the Bounce House Virginia Beach

Bounce House

The Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia and the Autism Buddies have teamed up to provide Respite Nights in Virginia Beach at the Bounce House. Please RSVP using this link, https://goo.gl/forms/2tSYyXNl2Nh9UYL23. We are limited to 20 spaces, and 3 children per family limit. If a child is under the age of 4 and/or not toilet trained, then we do ask that the parent stay as our volunteers cannot change diapers. Child with Autism is FREE, and Sibling(s) are $5 each. Please have exact cash when you check-in. We gladly accept donations to continue funding these respite nights.

Virginia Beach Chat N' Chew

Needs a location

Location Change! We will be meeting at Pembroke Pizza just down the road so we have more space to accommodate our larger group. Come meet new friends, share ideas, get support and encouragement and find out about resources and more! This group is facilitated by Theresa Zano-McMillan, Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia President and Medicaid Mentor. This is an open discussion group. This event is recommended for Adults who would like to Discuss Autism. Not recommended for children, no childcare is available.

Past events (1,427)

Suffolk Chat N' Chew

Panera Bread

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