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.
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.
Requirements: Open to parents
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.
Requirements: Open to new, current and past participants, ages 18+
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 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:
- Boston Boldfacers turn out for Mass General Aspire Gala
- Autism Awareness Month Lights Up with MGH Aspire Spring 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:
Read about us in the Beacon Hill Times: MGH Aspire's Gala Supports Essential Autism Programs
Read about us in Boston Common Magazine: Aspire Spring 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.
Read about us in Boston.com: "Everyone with autism isn't the same."
Read about us in the Huffington Post: "Aspiring for Inclusion"