All upcoming MGH Aspire special events are listed below. This page is updated regularly so please check back often for future events. To see MGH Aspire in the news, or read about us in notable publications, scroll down to our "In The News" section.

Special Events

Saturday, October 3
Motivating Young Adults to Take the Next Step: A job readiness workshop for parents
(Virtual special event)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Cost: $50 
Requirements: Open to parents
Location: Virtual
This workshop is intended for parents of young adults on the spectrum who are interested in motivating their kids to explore work options. This training will focus on defining success and identifying barriers in order to make progress toward employment goals. Parents will gain better understanding of their role during this stage of life and build strategies to encourage motivation.

Saturday, January 9
Creating a Resume
(Virtual special event)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $100 
Requirements: Open to new, current and past participants, ages 18+
Location: Virtual
This beginner-level workshop is designed for adults who are starting the job search process and need help creating or updating their resume. We will cover the basics of resume writing.


In The News

Aspire 2020 Spring Gala:
Join us on Thursday, April 2, 2020 as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Aspire Spring Gala.

Aspire 2019 Gala: "People Matter. Moments Matter"
Here's to the people in our lives who make a difference: best friends, teachers, siblings, parents, employers, mentors. These are the Moments that Matter.

Aspire 2018 Spring Gala: "Light Up"
It was a privilege to be able to share the perspectives of some of our participants here at Aspire. Their answers to "Five Questions about Autism" will enlighten you.

Read more about the 2018 gala:

Aspire 2017 Spring Gala: "Dear Aspire"
"You taught me to be myself" and "You've given me a voice" are just a few of the words from former MGH Aspire participants that were shared at our 2017 Gala.
Read more about the 2017 gala:

Aspire Internship Program
Watch Internship program manager Leslie O'Brien on "4 Your Community" on WBZ talking about the Aspire Internship Program with intern Jake Peters.