HEARTS (Healthy Relationships on the Autism Spectrum): April 2024 Class

Community Event


April 25, 2024


7:15pm - 8:45pm



Healthy Relationships on the Autism Spectrum (HEARTS) is a 12 session workshop for autistic adults who would like to learn about, and talk about, healthy friendship and dating relationships offered in conjunction with the Asperger/Autism Network (AANE). HEARTS provides education about what a healthy vs. unhealthy relationship feels like, how to notice warning signs that a relationship is becoming unhealthy, how to cope with a breakup or end of a friendship how to restart friendships with people when you have fallen out of touch, and how to stay motivated to meet new people. HEARTS is rooted in a neurodiversity perspective and is taught by an autistic and non-autistic team. HEARTS affirms all relationship types and styles, all genders, and all sexual orientations (LGBTQ+, poly, asexual, etc.).

DATES OF CLASS SESSIONS: April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, August 15, August 22

HEARTS is also being evaluated through a randomized controlled trial funded by NIH. Therefore, people who sign up for the HEARTS class and meet eligibility criteria can also receive up to $300 on a e-gift card for participation in surveys and interviews related to HEARTS.

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