Washington D.C.

Mar
31
Tue
New Haven, CT: ASD Parent Support Group @ Yale Toddler Developmental Disabilities Clinic
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 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.

Apr
1
Wed
New London, CT: Southeast Region – CT Family Support Network @ Lawrence and Memorial Hospital
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm
Waterbury, CT: Children’s Therapy Services Parent Networking Support Group @ Children's Therapy Services
Apr 1 @ 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

West Haven, CT: Autism Family Support Group @ Johnson Community Center (upper level)
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sponsored by the West Haven Interagency Network for Children. Please contact either Janet Booth or Randy Brown at 203-937-3760 for information and to reserve a space. Child care available.

Fairfield, CT: Parent Support Group @ Fairfield Woods Middle School
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Parent support group sponsored by The Pilot House and facilitated by Laurel Carey, Psychologist. Please contact dcaruso@thepilothouse.org for information and registration.

West Hartford, CT: High Functioning Autism and Developmental Delays Support Group @ Family Resource and Development Center
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This group is run by the Family Resources and Development Center in West Hartford. The group is for parents, other adult family members as well as caregivers who are in need of support due the unique demands of helping to raise children and/or adolescents with HFA or other developmental disorders that affect their social and emotional functioning and well being. Groups consist of open discussion as well as occasional guest speakers to discuss specific topics and address questions about a variety of issues. Meetings are facilitated by Daniel Weiner, MA, LPC. Membership is available but not required to attend meetings

Apr
2
Thu
Missoula, MT : Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group @ University Center
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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.

Apr
4
Sat
Newington, CT: Play for All! @ Lucy Robbins Wells Library
Apr 4 @ 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.

Apr
5
Sun
Dover, NH: Children’s Museum of NH Autism Partnership Program, Exploring Our Way @ Children's Museum of NH
Apr 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.

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

See website for additional meeting times and types.

Apr
7
Tue
Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Apr 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
Apr 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 JRothstein@jfshartford.orgfor more information and registration.

Apr
8
Wed
Indianapolis, IN: Autism.. ..Grandparents’s Support Group @ Easter Seals Crossroads
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm

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

Overland Park , KS: Aspergers Spouse Support Group
Apr 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
Apr 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.

Apr
9
Thu
Bridgewater, NJ: Support Network of Autism Parents @ Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
Apr 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
Apr 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)
Apr 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
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm

Sponsored by LACASA.

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

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

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