AUSM provides a variety of support groups to meet the needs of parents, children, family members, individuals, couples and more. Support groups offer those affected by autism the opportunity to share problems, solutions, joy, and sorrows with one another. Most groups meet monthly, and advance registration is required. Information is available here.

 

NEW! Caregivers of Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Group

For: Parents and caregivers of school-age kids (ages 4-21) with autism.

Time: This group meets the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

2017 Schedule: Oct. 17, Nov. 11

Cost: FREE

Location: AuSM Office. No cost to attend. Childcare is NOT available. Call 651.647.1083 to RSVP. If you do not RSVP, the meeting may be cancelled without notice.

 

Adult Family Member with Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Group

For: Adults with adult spouses, children, or siblings with Asperger’s Syndrome

Time: This group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7-9 p.m.

2017 Schedule: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 21

Cost: FREE

Location: AuSM Office. No cost to attend. Call 651.647.1083 to RSVP. If you do not RSVP, the meeting may be cancelled without notice.

 

Independent Adults with ASD Social Support Group

For: Adults with autism spectrum disorder

Time: This group meets the fourth Thursday of each month from 7-9 p.m.

2017 Schedule: Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 16 (3rd Thursday due to Thanksgiving), Dec. 28

Cost: FREE

Location: AuSM Office. No cost to attend. Call 651.647.1083 to RSVP. If you do not RSVP, the meeting may be cancelled without notice. 

 

LGBT-QIA Adults with Autism Support Group

For: Adults with autism spectrum disorder who identify as LGBT-QIA.

Time: This group meets the fourth Thursday of each month from 6-6:50 p.m.

2017 Schedule:  Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 16 (3rd Thursday due to Thanksgiving), Dec. 28

Cost: FREE

Location: AuSM Office. No cost to attend. Call 651.647.1083 to RSVP. If you do not RSVP, the meeting may be cancelled without notice. 

 

Women with ASD Support Group

For: Women with autism spectrum disorder

Time: This group meets the first Thursday of each month from 7-9 p.m.

2017 Schedule: Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Dec. 7

Cost: FREE

Location: AuSM Office. No cost to attend. Call 651.647.1083 to RSVP. If you do not RSVP, the meeting may be cancelled without notice.

 

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