The Adult Autism Group is a nonprofit organization based in Springfield, Illinois. Our mission is to help adults on the autism spectrum to live more successful, fulfilling lives.

Current Programs

Monthly Meeting

The Adult Autism Group meets monthly to socialize and discuss topics of interest to those on the spectrum and their allies. We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation from 6:30 pm – 8:00pm.

Recreational Activities

The Adult Autism Group plans regular outings for its members. Activities have included bowling, pool, game nights, trivia, a night at the zoo, movies, a museum tour, and an annual Christmas party. More recently, we have had annual trips to St. Louis or Chicago.

Latest Updates

PEERS® for Young Adults (7/3/2019) - A member of The Adult Autism Group shares his experience with PEERS® The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Social Skills (PEERS®) will be offered in the Springfield, IL area this fall. PEERS® is designed for young adults, ages 18 to 35, with autism spectrum disorders and other social challenges. It is a 16-week…

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Fundraiser at Pizza Ranch (5/20/2019) - The Adult Autism Group is having a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch on June 12th! CarMax is supporting us and donating an additional $2,000! We will be helping to serve guests from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Mention TAAG when paying for your meal, and we will receive a percentage of the sale. You can also…

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Autism Webinar Series (5/8/2019) - A series of webinars that may be of interest continues throughout May and June. They discuss many aspects of Autism, interventions and strategies to improve quality of life, and important information on the systems that impact individuals with ASD. Upcoming sessions include "What Happens after High School? Transition to College for Autistic and Disabled Youth"…

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