Jan
19
Tue
Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The weekly Parent Chat Groups are presented by KIDSTEPS Family and Children’s Center and the CT Family Support Network – South Central Region. A friendly place to meet other parents who have children with special needs. Call or e-mail for more information.

Bardstown, KY: Bardstown Autism Support Group @ Pediatric Language Associates
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jan
20
Wed
Hartford, CT: Peer Parent Support Group for those with Children on the Autism Spectrum @ Institute of Living,Massachusetts Cottage 1st Floor Group, Room
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Facilitated by Goviana Morales, Family Resource Center Peer Volunteer and parent of a child with ASD.

Willington, CT: Success SEPTO @ Willington Public Library
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm

The mission of Success SEPTO is to work within local communities to encourage school districts, legislators and families to work together. The organization strives to understand, support and enhance education, and provide greater opportunities for children with special needs. The group serves Ashfield, Mansfield, Stafford, Tolland and Willington and other surrounding towns in Northeastern CT. All meetings are open to the public, new members and visitors always welcome.

Jan
21
Thu
Missoula, MT : Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group @ University Center
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Room number will be posted at every entrance to the building.

Please Note: The first Thursday of every month is open to friends and family of Aspies.

New Britain, CT: Welcome to My World – Autism @ Pulaski Middle School Media Center
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome to My World – Autism is a support group for families of children with autism. The group provides information on social/emotional issues and recreation needs for families. They meet monthly during the school year.

Deep River, CT: AIM – Advocate Inspired Motivation @ Tri Town Family Services Bureau
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm

AIM is a special needs informational support group which helps families navigate the road ahead. They welcome all special needs families and specialize in ASD. AIM’s mission is to support parents in creating positive outcomes for families by getting involved. They connect with other support groups statewide so that they can utilize a more cohesive support network. They facilitate a resources library.

West Hartford, CT: Sibling Support Group (Ages 7-10) @ Jewish Family Services
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

For children ages 7-10 who have a sibling with special needs. Contact JRothstein@jfshartford.orgfor more specifics and registration.

Guilford, CT: Autism Parent’s Support Group @ Guilford Community Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For parents or caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders – Join us for Free and Confidential support, resources, advice, encouragement and networking.

Additional Contact Person: Sheri Pulen – sheripetering@hotmail.com – 860-575-8866

Hutchinson, KS: Hutchinson Autism Support Group @ Hutchinson Public Library, Conference Room 2
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm

Hutchinson Autism Support Group meets every 1st Thursday of the month @ 9:30am, and weekly on Thursday nights @ 7pm at the Hutchinson Public Library in Conference room 2. Free of Charge. Child Care not provided.

Guilford, CT: Autism Parent’s Support Group @ Guilford Community Center
Jan 21 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

For parents or caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders – Join us for Free and Confidential support, resources, advice, encouragement and networking.

Additional Contact Person: Sheri Pulen – sheripetering@hotmail.com – 860-575-8866

Jan
25
Mon
Bloomfield, CT: Parent Support Group @ 1st Congregational Church
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Naugatuck, CT: Autism Spectrum Caregiver Support Group @ Naugatuck YMCA
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please call to register and for information on dates of meetings.

Bloomfield, CT: Bloomfield Support Group @ Laurel Elementary School
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Bloomfield Support Group is a support group for parents of children of all ages and disabilities. The group is co-sponsored by JP Vincent Family Resource Center in Bloomfield and the African & Caribbean American Parents of Children with Disabilities (AFCAMP) and Family Advocacy Organization for Children’s Mental Health (FAVOR). Meetings are held during the school year. All are welcome. Dinner and childcare are provided. For more information contact AFCAMP at 860-297-4358 or JP Vincent Family Resource Center at 860-769-5518 or 860-286-2640 x 112.

Jan
26
Tue
New Haven, CT: ASD Parent Support Group @ Yale Toddler Developmental Disabilities Clinic
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For parents of young children (under 4) with ASD. Please call ahead to confirm monthly meeting. All are welcome!

Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The weekly Parent Chat Groups are presented by KIDSTEPS Family and Children’s Center and the CT Family Support Network – South Central Region. A friendly place to meet other parents who have children with special needs. Call or e-mail for more information.

Mankato, MN: ASD Parent Support Group @ Grace Lutheran Church
Jan 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This meeting is for parents & caregivers of children & adults with autism spectrum disorders.

Wilton, CT: Autism Parent’s Club @ John's Best Restaurant
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm

Join us for a great evening out and meet other parents with children on the Autism Spectrum (Autism, PDD-NOS, Aspergers, Atypical Autism).  Our network is a great way for Moms & Dads to share stories, learn about area resources and events, discover different interventions and learn to advocate for your child from some very experienced parents.

Gilbert, AZ: East Valley Autism Network @ Mi Amigo's Mexican Grill
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please note that we request families do not bring children to the meetings so that members may focus on the guest speaker and meeting other caregivers. Thank you!

Jan
27
Wed
Norwich, CT: You Are Not Alone
Jan 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Pizza served at 5:30 pm. We have a group for the kiddos (siblings included) and group for adults that meet at the same time. Kiddos will do relationship building interventions together and work on their social skills while the adults work together to brainstorm what works and what doesn’t work with home life, schools, and community settings. We bring in guest speakers when there is a common interest and further information is desired.

Bloomingdale, IL: Chicagoland: Support Parents and Empower Asperger’s/Autistic Kids (SPEAK) @ St. Paul Church
Jan 27 @ 5:55 pm – 6:55 pm

Support group for parents of children with Asperger’s, PDD, ASD, ADD, ADHD.

Overland Park , KS: Aspergers Spouse Support Group
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

KC, MO Support Group for information and support of the unique joys and challenges of being neurotypical spouses/partners of those with Aspergers/HFA. Meeting every other Wednesday from 6:00-7:30.

*Please call for exact dates.

Jan
28
Thu
Missoula, MT : Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group @ University Center
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Room number will be posted at every entrance to the building.

Please Note: The first Thursday of every month is open to friends and family of Aspies.

Hutchinson, KS: Hutchinson Autism Support Group @ Hutchinson Public Library, Conference Room 2
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm

Hutchinson Autism Support Group meets every 1st Thursday of the month @ 9:30am, and weekly on Thursday nights @ 7pm at the Hutchinson Public Library in Conference room 2. Free of Charge. Child Care not provided.

Feb
1
Mon
Enfield, CT: Enfield Autism Support Group @ Enfield Child Development Center
Feb 1 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Goshen, IN: Asperger Autism Group of Goshen @ Eighth Street Mennonite Church
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

See website for additional meeting times and types.

Feb
2
Tue
Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The weekly Parent Chat Groups are presented by KIDSTEPS Family and Children’s Center and the CT Family Support Network – South Central Region. A friendly place to meet other parents who have children with special needs. Call or e-mail for more information.

West Hartford, CT: Sibling Support Group (ages 10-13) @ Jewish Family Services
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Run by Jewish Family Services. For children ages 10-13 who have sibling with a special need. Please contact JRothstein@jfshartford.orgfor more information and registration.

Feb
3
Wed
New London, CT: Southeast Region – CT Family Support Network @ Lawrence and Memorial Hospital
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
Waterbury, CT: Children’s Therapy Services Parent Networking Support Group @ Children's Therapy Services
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For parents of children with any disability or special health need. Childcare available with advanced request. For more information contact Cindy Jackson at 203-271-3288 or jackcts01@yahoo.com or Tracey Blackman at tracey89@charter.net