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 (4+)See all
- Parents of Adults with Autism Web ChatLink visible for attendees
The Autism Society Tidewater Virginia invites you to join our web chat facilitators on Tuesday, December 12th at 7:00 PM via Zoom for our weekly Parents of Adults with Autism Web Chat. We will have a general discussion and support group. We look forward to seeing you!
Register to Receive the Zoom Meeting Information: https://tidewaterasa.formstack.com/forms/conference_registration_form_parentadult
If you are unable to register or need assistance, then please contact Brittany Fitzgerald at email@example.com or 757-477-9358
- Awesome Autistic Adults Art ProgramVillage Studio Arts, Newport News, VA
Announcement Only - Register Using Links Below
Awesome Autistic Adult Art Program
Saturday, December 16th
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Village Studio Arts
10864 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA
Awesome Autistic Adult Art Program Registration:
Awesome Autistic Adult Art Program Waiver:
The Autism Society Tidewater Virginia is thrilled to announce the return of our Awesome Artistic Adults Arts Program in partnership with Tidewater Arts Outreach (TAO). We invite adults with Autism to join us at the Village Studio Arts in Newport News from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Please feel free to visit the Village Studio Arts' website, https://www.villagestudioarts.com/.
This event is limited to 12 people per class, and everyone is sitting next to each other. Thank you!
For more information, please reach out to Brittany Fitzgerald firstname.lastname@example.org.Not open
- Chesapeake Respite Night Program (Registration Information)We Rock the Spectrum - Chesapeake, Chesapeake, VA
ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY: FOLLOW STEPS BELOW TO REGISTER
Chesapeake Respite Night Program
Sunday, December 17th from 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Hosted by the Autism Society Tidewater Virginia
at We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym Chesapeake
211 Providence Road, Unit 1-3
Chesapeake, VA 23325
Parents/Caregivers - Take a Break!
This program is for children with autism (ages 4 and up) an opportunity for sensory plan and socialization. We are grateful for continued community support to make this program a possibility.
Children with autism are free, and we kindly ask for a $5 donation for each sibling without a disability.
Spots are limited to 15 children (ages 4-17) with a 3 child per family limit. Participants must be able to toilet independently or have a caregiver stay to assist with toileting needs. Our volunteers cannot change diapers, pull-ups or do standing changes for adults.
Please follow the (3) step process below to complete your registration.
Step 1: Complete Program Registration Form: https://tidewaterasa.formstack.com/forms/chesapeakerespitenight
Step 2: Complete Program Waiver Form: https://tidewaterasa.formstack.com/forms/astv_respite_participant
Step 3: Register with We Rock the Spectrum Kids' Gym
We will confirm program slot(s) via email & text and request that you complete a participant profile so we know more about your loved one and their needs. It is important that our volunteers be aware of any communication preferences, behavioral and functional needs, and their interest preferences. If we are unable to offer your loved one a spot, then we will let you know as to why or if we need additional information. Finally, if we did not have spot available, then we will let you know that your loved one(s) have been added to our waiting list. Thank you for taking the time to complete the (3) steps above.
On behalf of the Autism Society Tidewater Virginia, we are thrilled to bring this program back to our local community. A huge thank you to our partners at We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym!Not open
- Teen/Adult Video GameOn Gaming Social (See Event Details for Registration Link)GamerBus and GameOn Gaming Center, Virginia Beach, VA$10.00
Announcement Only - Register Using Links Below
Autism Society Tidewater Virginia's
Teen/Adult* GameOn Gaming Center Video Gaming Social
Tuesday, December 19th
6:00 - 8:00 PM
GameON Gaming Center
5386 Kemps River Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
*Ages 15 and Up
Join us for our monthly video gaming social that allows our teens and adults to get together, play games, socialize and generally have fun connecting and making new friends. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Please notify us of any food allergies.
Registration (required - use this link):
Participant Waiver (required - use this link): https://tidewaterasa.formstack.com/forms/gameonwaiver
Please pay $10 on our website https://www.tidewaterasa.org/donate OR bring $10 at the door.Not open