Friend meet-ups can be a safe way to build friendship skills. Several Connection Circles offer meet-ups with their children, teens, college students and adults which is a great way to offer a social experience for the whole family.  Check out Connection Circles at AutismEdmond, AutismCanadianValley and AutismTulsa. These groups generally meet monthly throughout the school year.

If you are interested in being involved in a social group, talk to your Connection Circle leader or reach out to us!

AutismTulsa – Young adults

Young adults, on the spectrum, meet up for fun, sharing interests and connections.  Families and caregivers are welcome to join!  These meet ups happen the second and fourth Saturday of the month, from 5:30 to 8:30, at The Church Today in Tulsa.  See the AutismTulsa Facebook page for more details.

AutismOklahoma Adults

AutismEdmond.org‘s Heroes group is for young adults with autism who are 17-years-old and above meets the third Monday of the month at Chicken N Pickle.  Time: 6-7:30.  The purpose of the group is connecting with others who may have similar interests in life.  For questions or suggestions, please email Beth at beth.degrace@autismoklahoma.org.

For location information: https://chickennpickle.com/oklahoma-city/

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Teen 2 Teen

The Teen 2 Teen group is for teens with autism and their siblings ages 12 to 17. Teen 2 Teen will meet at Crossings Edmond (1500 W Covell Rd, Edmond, OK 73003) the second Monday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30. Participants have opportunities to socialize, play games, and make friends!

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Events happening the same night at the same time.  Adults (17+) diagnosed with autism and their loved ones are welcome!   

These events are led by autistic adults who discuss tips, tricks and life hacks that have been helpful in their lives.  The quarterly meetings are held at a variety of places around the OKC metro.

Loved ones will gather separately with Dee Blose, continuing the discussion of being a parent to adults with autism and the book “Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum” by Lynne Soraya.

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All Star Bowling

ALL STAR BOWLING for the differently-abled meets every Saturday at  11 AM at Bronco Bowl 133 N. Mustang Road; Mustang, OK  73064. Come on over and check it out!

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Social groups can be a safe way to build friendship skills. Several Connection Circles offer social groups with their children, teens, college students and adults. These support groups include: AutismEdmond, AutismCanadianValley and AutismNorman. These groups meet at least monthly through the school year.

If you are interested in being involved in a social group, talk to your parent support group leader and volunteer to help. We will find space during the regular monthly support group meeting or another time to get groups started.

Here are some pictures from previous years: