What is the group structure?

This group is designed to support students living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to build skills for success. The group assists in developing conversational, friendship, and problem-solving skills.

How do I know if this group is right for me?

While members do not need to be formally diagnosed with ASD, the group is best suited for people working on issues common with ASD (effective communication, listening, eye contact, cooperation with others). The group also serves as a safe space to discuss and receive support about a neurodivergent experiences.

Do I have to share?

Group participants are encouraged to practice the skills taught within the group to one another and to also share their thoughts and experiences in practicing these skills both in the group and outside of the group.

How much time does it take?

The group will meet weekly throughout the semester; however, when learning a new skill, we must practice that skill outside of group time. Therefore, group members will be assigned homework to work on outside of group.

When and where is the group?

The group meets in-person at the Counseling Center (Nolen Allen Hall, Suite 403) on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. The group accepts new members throughout the semester.


Jami Notaro, M.Ed.