Chapter 13 Support Groups
Section 1: Support Groups
Subsection C: Autism
Loaded with practical, up-to-date, and easy-to-use information Parenting Aspergers Community will help, whatever the situation is, to improve the life of children with Aspergers and the whole family too.
The Autism Society of America has been improving the lives of all affected by autism for over 50 years and envisions a world where individuals and families living with autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued. They provide advocacy, education, information and referral, support, and community at national, state and local levels through our strong nationwide network of Affiliates.
The AutismSource database features thousands of resources with listings in all 50 states. ASA continues to add programs and users can recommend resources to be added by following the prompts on the site. Listings include physicians, psychologists, speech, occupational and behavioral therapists, schools, camps, training programs, government agencies, and much more. To access AutismSource, follow this link: http://220.127.116.11/search_site/
Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. Contact Jenney Hale for more information. Childcare is provided.
For parents and families of children with autism. The group meets 1st Tuesday of every month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Childcare is provided. Location: N.W. 10th Street, Between Mustang Road and Czech Hall Road
Grand Lake Autism Support Network Facebook page is for sharing ideas and creating awareness about an epidemic called Autism.
Hope Kids Therapy Center is a program of the Hope Foundation for Children with Autism and Related Disorders.
AutismEdmond.org meets once a month on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30–8:00PM the months of September through May. Their parent meeting allows parents, grandparents, and caregivers the opportunity to get together and share experiences.