Dover, NH: Children’s Museum of NH Autism Partnership Program, Exploring Our Way @ Children's Museum of NH
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Exploring Our Way is held on the first Sunday of each month (except July and August) from 10 am – noon for families raising a child with Autism. This program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the museum in a safe, understanding environment, allows parents to network with one another, and will help families discover new resources. Museum Advanced Planning Picture Stories (MAPPS) are available. Admission is free.

Naugatuck, CT: Autism Spectrum Caregiver Support Group @ Naugatuck YMCA
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

See website for additional meeting times and types.

Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Feb 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 [email protected] more information and registration.

Indianapolis, IN: Autism.. ..Grandparents’s Support Group @ Easter Seals Crossroads
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You can also call Linda Knoderer 317-816-1381 or Diane Quillico 317-882-1914 for information.

Clinton, CT: Grandparent Raising Grandchildren Support Group @ Henry Carter Hull Library
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The goal of this group is to foster connection and support, promote self-care and provide resources to reduce stressors for grandparents raising grandchildren with behavioral and emotional needs. Sponsored by the Valley Shore Collaborative. Child care available upon request.

PLEASE NOTE: This group also meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Bethel, CT: Danbury Area Autism Spectrum Parent Support Group @ Walnut Hill Community Church
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm

Support group for parents and caregivers of youth with autism spectrum disorders.

Overland Park , KS: Aspergers Spouse Support Group
Feb 8 @ 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.

Oakley, CA: Special Kids Foundation Parent Support Group @ Black Bear Diner
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

We are a wonderful group of parents all having children with a variety of special needs, with a heavy population of Autism.

Bridgewater, NJ: Support Network of Autism Parents @ Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
Feb 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Parent-run support group for parents, caregivers, friends and family of individuals with autism.

Missoula, MT : Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group @ University Center
Feb 9 @ 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.

Glastonbury, CT: East of the River Parent Networking Group @ Center for Children with Special Needs (CCSN)
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

For parents or caregivers of young children, tweens and teens with ASD.

Winsted, CT: Parent Support Group @ Northwest CT Community College
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm

Sponsored by LACASA.

Hutchinson, KS: Hutchinson Autism Support Group @ Hutchinson Public Library, Conference Room 2
Feb 9 @ 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.

Henderson, NV: Asperger’s Syndrome/High Functioning Autism Support Group @ Achievement Vocational and Life Skills Academy
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Created in 2002 to provide support and information to parents and educators of children affected by Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 7-9pm inside of the Achievement Vocational and Life Skills Academy in Henderson, NV.

Bethel, CT: Padres Unidos Abriendo Puertas @ Walnut Hill Community Church
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: This is a support Group for Spanish speaking parents of children on the autism spectrum.

Killingly, CT: Autism Support Group @ Nia Connecticut
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm

Our goal is to reach out to families and heal while supporting each other. We need to connect families with autism together and to promote more autism awareness. Children are welcome to attend.

Easthampton, MA: Asperger’s Syndrome Support Groups @ Community Resources for People with Autism
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: RSVP Required. There are other events:

– Third Monday of each month, 6:30-8:30PM (Mixed AS/NT Discussion).

– Fourth Friday of each month, 6:30-8:30PM (Discussion Group).

West Haven, CT: West Haven Local System of Care – Parent Support Group @ West Haven City Hall
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The West Haven Local System of Care Parent Support Group invites parents, grandparents, caregivers and friends of children with special needs to join them at parent support groups meetings held on the second monday of every month. Child care is provided with advance notice and registration. For more information and to register contact www.whinc.org.

Easton, CT: Parents of Young Adults/Older Teens with an ASD
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The mission of this support group is to provide information and support to parents who have raised a child on the autism spectrum and are anticipating or working toward assisting him or her with the transitions to high school, college, adulthood and the appropriate level of maximum personal independence. Parents of younger children on the spectrum are welcome to attend. We are striving to create a community of caring parents that will locate or create the support these young adults need as they navigate adulthood. Plans for developing programs suitable for meeting the social and emotional needs of this age group will be discussed. PLEASE RSVP.

Manchester, CT: East of the River Support Group @ Manchester Memorial Hospital
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm

Parent support group for parents, caregvers, grandparents and family members of children with autism.

Ocean Springs, MS: Gulf Coast Autism Support Nework @ Ocean Springs Hospital - Library
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

A support group for family and friends of individuals with autism.

Dothan, AL: Fitting the Pieces Together @ Westgate Christian School
Feb 14 all-day

This is a support group for parents of special need children. Please call or email for time of event.

Malabar, FL: Angels Bridging Gaps @ First Baptist Church of Malabar
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Angels Bridging Gaps is an Autism (ASD) Support Organization is based in Palm Bay, Florida. We are dedicated to educating parents about local resources, building community partnerships, in addition to creating social/recreation opportunities for our special needs community.

Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Feb 14 @ 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.

Hartford, CT: Not So Typical Support Group @ Hartford Public Library, Bank of America Room
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This group focuses on the well being of parents and caregivers of children with autism. The group is based on the principle that being the parent of a child on the autism spectrum requires new perspectives and that in order to provide the best for your child, you must provide the best for yourself. The group is interactive and focuses on teaching parents the tolls and experiences that refresh, honor and uplift them in a positive and nurturing environment. Offered by Hope 4 Autism in partnership with Wild Heart Coaching, LLC.

Registration is preferred, go to the website at www.hope4autism.org.


Plainfield, CT: Plainfield Support Group @ Lighthouse Church
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm

Plainfield support group for anyone raising a child/chidren with special needs. You don’t have to live in Plainfield, all are welcome. Meetings are a mix of speakers and networking.

Groton, CT: Groton Area Autism Support Group @ Groton Public Library
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm

This is an informal support group.