Asperger Syndrome Partner Information Australia
A place for validation, information, and inspiration
Mutual acknowledgement and understanding of the Asperger marriage/life partnership experience for partners of adults with (or suspected of having) Asperger syndrome
ASPIA is a Sydney-based support group and information source for those who are involved in or interested in marriage and long-term relationships with adults with Asperger syndrome (or suspected of having Asperger syndrome).
We host a regular Partner Support Group Meeting in Burwood, Sydney, on the second Saturday of the month and in 2020 meetings will be held quarterly on 8 February, 9 May, 8 August, 14 November. See below for "latest news" about our meetings.
Our Next ASPIA Partner Support Group meeting will be Saturday 8 August 2020, 2pm until 4.30pm.
This meeting will be via "Zoom" again, and you must register your interest by emailing asap. There is a fee of $10 to join the meeting. ASPIA Inc, BSB 062 340 Account No 1018 1011, please include surname in details. Registrations will be accepted until 1.30pm Sydney time today.
Our Presenter for this meeting will be Psychologist Eleanor Gittins, who has a practice in Illawong (Menai/Shire area of Sydney). Topic will be "The Cost of Caring: The Body knows the Story too..."
This meeting is exclusively for those who are in a relationship with an adult on the spectrum, or non-ASD family members of an adult on the spectrum.
General news below ...
ASPIA meeting dates for 2020 are 8 February; 9 May; 8 August; 14 November
Please note two significant CHANGES. We are no longer meeting on the first Saturday of every month, but INSTEAD are meeting on the second Saturday of February, May, August and November. Additional meetings via "Zoom" are being considered, time permitting.