Washington D.C.

Jul
16
Mon
Hartford, CT: Parent Support Group (Spanish) @ Institute for Hispanic Families
Jul 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: This is for Spanish speaking parents.

Naugatuck, CT: Autism Spectrum Caregiver Support Group @ Naugatuck YMCA
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Jul
17
Tue
Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jul
18
Wed
Hartford, CT: Peer Parent Support Group for those with Children on the Autism Spectrum @ Institute of Living,Massachusetts Cottage 1st Floor Group, Room
Jul 18 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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.

Overland Park , KS: Aspergers Spouse Support Group
Jul 18 @ 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.

Jul
19
Thu
Missoula, MT : Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group @ University Center
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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

Jul
20
Fri
Hartford, CT: Parent Support Group @ HARC
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
West Hartford, CT: Parent Support Group @ Jewish Family Services
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This support group is sponsored by AFCAMP.

Jul
21
Sat
Middletown, CT: Ryan Woods Autism Foundation @ Riverview Center
Jul 21 @ 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.

Jul
23
Mon
Bloomfield, CT: Parent Support Group @ 1st Congregational Church
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bloomfield, CT: Bloomfield Support Group @ Laurel Elementary School
Jul 23 @ 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.

Jul
24
Tue
Guilford, CT: Parent Chat Group – presented by KidSteps @ Women and Family Life Center
Jul 24 @ 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.

Gilbert, AZ: East Valley Autism Network @ Mi Amigo's Mexican Grill
Jul 24 @ 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!

Jul
25
Wed
Norwich, CT: You Are Not Alone
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 5:55 pm – 6:55 pm

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

Jul
26
Thu
Missoula, MT : Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group @ University Center
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 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.

Jul
30
Mon
Naugatuck, CT: Autism Spectrum Caregiver Support Group @ Naugatuck YMCA
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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