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Hiya everyone, im starting a support group in Croydon for couples affected by aspergers and also partners of aspergers diagnosed individuals. I was just wondering if anyone here would be interested. We would meet up every to weeks and go for a drink, bowling, meals etc and also a weekly support meetup solely for talking about our difficulties and supporting one another and helping us understand our partners better. If you are interested please reply to this discussion and we will take it frome there. P. S The group will be based in the South East London area in different locations for the days out and in a set location for the weekly support group. Thanks
Hey I'm Jacs and I work for Yimby - we help people to raise money to make good things happen. More and more people are using Yimby to raise funds for all sorts of autism related causes. A couple of recent ones include, raising funds for a full year of weekly private therapy for a child with autism, and raising funds to buy a dark den for a children’s autism group in north London. Seeing the success of these projects, we're thinking about how we can best use Yimby to really support the autistic community. Are there any particular financial challenges that the community faces? Might there be some autism support organisations that could particularly do with fundraising support? These are just a couple of questions we’ve thought of, but I'd love to hear any thoughts you have on this. Thanks! Jacs