We Begin with Adulthood in Mind

The place for conversations about autism + growing up + adulthood.

Autism Grown Up Online Community

About Autism Grown Up Community

Let's Talk About Growing Up

The Autism Grown Up community connects autistic individuals, families, and professionals across the spectrum and lifespan to get real about what’s working–and what’s not.

We trade notes on day-to-day strategies, resources, adult services, job prep, and independent living. We share what’s happening behind the scenes and talk honestly about the ups & downs.

When you join us, you get access to honest, ongoing discussions about the inner workings of the autism community.

You Belong Here   

Our community is a mix of autistic adults, parents, siblings, caregivers, family members, teachers, and professionals. 

One of the strengths of our network is the diversity of experience and perspective you can draw on whenever you want support.

What's Inside?

🖥 Blog articles on topics related to autism and growing up

🎧 Podcast episodes from the Autism Grown Up podcast, sharing stories and strategies about autism and growing up.

📆 Weekly recap of posts for the week - including your wins!

📚 Research roundups of topics important to you and the autism community. There are always new studies focused on autism and growing up.

💁🏻‍♀️ Conversations with others within the community - all of you brilliant folks.

💃🏼 Anyone can comment, share, and jump into the conversation, provided that it is respectful of the person and this space.

At Our Core, We're All About:

A Dedicated Conversation Space

The Autism Grown Up community is a private space, just for members of the autism community, online. It’s a distraction-free home for all your autism + growing up conversations.

Collaborative Learning + Building Connections

We’re a community of experience–not experts. Our goal is to learn together.

We host community roundtables to encourage conversation and invite new ideas into our space.

Programming on Growing Up

We create programming and resources to fill in gaps of need when it comes to a number of areas that become important in the prep and navigating parts of adulthood. From IEP supports to finding and developing meet up groups to self-advocacy trainings and more, we're in this to support you.

“We created The Autism Grown Up Community to be a sane and practical home base for autistic adults, families, and professionals. If you want to connect with generous, open, and honest people who truly want to see you succeed, this is the place to be.”

Dr. Tara Regan
Executive Director + Founder of Autism Grown Up

Ready to join us? Hit "Join" below or at the top of the page.

Not sure? No problem. Email us at hello@autismgrownup.com and we'll help you decide if the Autism Grown Up Community is right for you.

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