Sep
17
Fri
Hartford, CT: Parent Support Group @ HARC
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
West Hartford, CT: Parent Support Group @ Jewish Family Services
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This support group is sponsored by AFCAMP.

Sep
18
Sat
Middletown, CT: Ryan Woods Autism Foundation @ Riverview Center
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

For parents of children of all ages with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Sponsored by the Ryan Woods Autism Foundation.  Share your experiences, get support, listen and learn about autism and autism spectrum disorders.

Sep
20
Mon
Hartford, CT: Parent Support Group (Spanish) @ Institute for Hispanic Families
Sep 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: This is for Spanish speaking parents.

Naugatuck, CT: Autism Spectrum Caregiver Support Group @ Naugatuck YMCA
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Sep
21
Tue
Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Sep 21 @ 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
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
22
Wed
Overland Park , KS: Aspergers Spouse Support Group
Sep 22 @ 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.

Sep
23
Thu
Missoula, MT : Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group @ University Center
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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.

Sep
27
Mon
Bloomfield, CT: Parent Support Group @ 1st Congregational Church
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bloomfield, CT: Bloomfield Support Group @ Laurel Elementary School
Sep 27 @ 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.

Sep
28
Tue
New Haven, CT: ASD Parent Support Group @ Yale Toddler Developmental Disabilities Clinic
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 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!

Sep
29
Wed
Norwich, CT: You Are Not Alone
Sep 29 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 5:55 pm – 6:55 pm

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

Sep
30
Thu
Missoula, MT : Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group @ University Center
Sep 30 @ 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
Sep 30 @ 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.

Oct
2
Sat
Newington, CT: Play for All! @ Lucy Robbins Wells Library
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

A playgroup for chidlren of all abilities. Special needs playgroup gives parents an opportunity to talk, support and encourage each other, while allowing the children time to play and socialize. Sponsored by UNICO.

Please note: This group also meets on the 4th Saturday of every month.

Oct
3
Sun
Dover, NH: Children’s Museum of NH Autism Partnership Program, Exploring Our Way @ Children's Museum of NH
Oct 3 @ 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.

Oct
4
Mon
Naugatuck, CT: Autism Spectrum Caregiver Support Group @ Naugatuck YMCA
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Goshen, IN: Asperger Autism Group of Goshen @ Eighth Street Mennonite Church
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

See website for additional meeting times and types.

Oct
5
Tue
Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 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.

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