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

Tuesday, December 8th
Trivia Night
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $35
Requirements: Open to new, current and past participants, ages 18+
Location: Virtual
Calling all trivia buffs! Participants will showcase their trivia knowledge, in Kahoot-style, in categories based on attendee's special interests. Program staff will reach out to each registered participant prior to event so category topics are inclusive and fun for all.  

Friday, January 8th
Virtual Game Night
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $35
Requirements: Open to current and past participants within the last two years, ages 14+
Location: Virtual
Calling all gamers! MGH Aspire is hosting a virtual game night on our Discord server. Participants will plan fan favorites including Among Us, JackBox games, Skribbl.io, and Minecraft. 

Saturday, January 9th

Creating a Resume
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

20th Anniversary Aspire Gala 2020: Virtual Summer Programming
During the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, while many other summer camps had to close, MGH Aspire was able to stay flexible, creative and adapt to a new virtual platform in order to deliver support and programming to our participants. A few of our participants and families discuss their experiences with MGH Aspire.



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.


Publications