Washington D.C.

Aug
9
Sun
Bethel, CT: Padres Unidos Abriendo Puertas @ Walnut Hill Community Church
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Aug
10
Mon
Killingly, CT: Autism Support Group @ Nia Connecticut
Aug 10 @ 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.

Naugatuck, CT: Autism Spectrum Caregiver Support Group @ Naugatuck YMCA
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Easthampton, MA: Asperger’s Syndrome Support Groups @ Community Resources for People with Autism
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Aug
11
Tue
Dothan, AL: Fitting the Pieces Together @ Westgate Christian School
Aug 11 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
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm

This is an informal support group.

Twin Falls, ID: Twin Falls Idaho Autism Support Group @ St. Lukes Magic Valley Medical Center, Room Oaks 5-6
Aug 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

We are a group of parents of autistic children ages 1 – 18 years old.  Childcare is provided.

Aug
12
Wed
Indianapolis, IN: Autism.. ..Grandparents’s Support Group @ Easter Seals Crossroads
Aug 12 @ 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
Aug 12 @ 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
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm

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

Overland Park , KS: Aspergers Spouse Support Group
Aug 12 @ 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
Aug 12 @ 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.

Aug
13
Thu
Bridgewater, NJ: Support Network of Autism Parents @ Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 13 @ 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)
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 13 @ 6:30 pm

Sponsored by LACASA.

Hutchinson, KS: Hutchinson Autism Support Group @ Hutchinson Public Library, Conference Room 2
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 13 @ 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.

Aug
15
Sat
Middletown, CT: Ryan Woods Autism Foundation @ Riverview Center
Aug 15 @ 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.

Aug
17
Mon
Hartford, CT: Parent Support Group (Spanish) @ Institute for Hispanic Families
Aug 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: This is for Spanish speaking parents.

Aug
18
Tue
Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm