Johnstown, PA 15906
This location houses the Alternative School & Family Based Mental Health Services &The Family Center.ACRP MISSION STATEMENT Everyday in our region there are children who struggle with abuse; neglect or psychological and emotional disorders that keep them from living a normal happy life. It is the mission of The Alternative Community Resource Program to respond to the needs of such children and their families. ACRP works as an alternative to placement while providing comprehensive programs and treatment to address emotional; behavioral; and academic issues. This service spectrum includes treatment for adults through our Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic. At ACRP Individuals are afforded the opportunity for personal growth and development regardless of race; color; gender; religion; or sexual orientation. Since 1989 we have upheld our commitment to meeting the needs of the children and families we serve.
Annapolis, MD 21401
Are you an Adult with Aspergers or High-Functioning Autism; 21 years old and over in the greater-Annapolis (MD) area? This is a social on the last Friday of the month for both men and women adults only who are on the spectrum. Meet and greet; board games. Snacks provided. We generally play board games and socialize. Place: Trinity Church; 1300 West Street; Annapolis; MD 21401 Time: 7-9 PM. Please; No Children.
Severna Park, MD 21146
Our group is dedicated to the advocacy and developmental needs of children who have beendiagnosed with Asperger Syndrome.We meet monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7-9pm (during the school year and excluding December).We meet on the 2nd floor of the office building at St. Martin in the Field Church; located at 375 Benfield Blvd in Severna Park; Maryland. Our meetings are open to the public; free of charge; registration free; and; best of all; we welcome everyone who has an interest in Aspergers Syndrome to attend.
77 West Street; Suite 300
Annapolis, MD 21401
Arundel Child Care Connections, Inc. (ACCC) is a not-for-profit community service organization that is dedicated to ensuring that ALL children in Anne Arundel County have access to healthy, safe and nurturing environments. This is accomplished through creating connections with families, child care professionals, businesses, and community organizations to help educate and promote the importance of quality child care.
We offer valuable training and support services for new and established child care programs and provide parents with information on evaluating and choosing quality child care, as well as resources on various parenting issues. Please browse through the information and resources we offer on our website. Feel free to contact us with any questions and/or comments.
Auntie Em’s Recovery Corner is a new peer support discussion board where folks can come together to share and discuss; thoughts; opinions and suggestions concerning various topics of recovery. Our host Emily Hoffman (otherwise known as Auntie Em) will present bi-weekly topics regarding a theme of recovery. Anyone with computer access can post their responses by sharing personal experiences; ideas and reactions. Your comments will be posted on-line at the link listed below. Replies and comments should lead to an exciting and spirited conversation.
Salisbury, MD 21804
The ACES Support Group serves the Wicomico County parents of special needs children. Our group has served area families for the past eight years. During that time we have provided the following services: Monthly Support Group with Childcare; Education Folder with Community Resources; IEP Assistance and Advocacy; Funding Trainings/Conferences; Community Awareness at Various Events; Funding for Hippotherapy; Lending Library; and Phone Support. Open to parents; teachers; siblings; and those with developmental disabilities. ACES is available for any age group from birth to adult.
Bowie, MD 20716
Autism Community Enterprises, Inc. mission is to assist youth and young adults with Autism and Intellectual Developmental Disabilities achieve their highest learning potential by enhancing life skills, social skills, and practical living skills which will be achieved through community based learning experiences and programs to enable this population of young adults to become productive members in today's society.
This group is for parents or guardians who reside in Fairfax County, VA and the surrounding area who have family members affected by autism and related disorders. (Parents who suspect their child has autism but do not have a formal diagnosis are also welcome.) We are a close-knit community that helps each other with support, questions, resources, and information. Members of this group have elected to keep it reserved for parents and guardians only and not providers, school system personnel, retailers/commercial entities, government officials etc. While we treasure all the wonderful people who support and teach our children, this little space is reserved just for us. 🙂 (Don't be shy and come on in if you happen to take on a few roles!) Please no soliciting, neither by post to the group or private messaging group members. You can post fliers or recommendations for services that you think may be helpful for others, but no self-promotion by providers. We hope you enjoy this space and connecting with each other!
This is a supportive group for parents in Frederick County, Maryland and the surrounding area who have family members affected by autism. Membership in this group is reserved for parents and caregivers ONLY. Please, do not request membership in this group unless you meet this criteria. The group is a place to ask questions, share ideas and resources, gloat successes or vent frustrations. Please no soliciting, neither by post to the group or private messaging group members. You can post fliers or recommendations for services that you think may be helpful for others, but no self-promotion by providers. You will be removed from the group for violation of this rule. Welcome to your local, Frederick autism community 🙂
Baltimore, MD 21234
A support group for teenage siblings of individuals on the autism spectrum is held the first Thursday of most months at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital; 1708 W. Rogers Avenue; Baltimore 21209. Join us for a break-out session for teenage siblings of individuals with autism. These get-togethers are a chance for teens to get to know other siblings and to have some fun; with games and snacks provided. Parents can attend our regular support group while their children enjoy time with their peers. If you will be bringing your teen; please register them by emailing email@example.com so we can be sure to have enough goodies for them! Check out our website calendar to confirm dates for the sibling support group meetings: http://www.baltimoreautismsociety.org/calendar-of-events/or call our info line at 410-655-7933.
California, MD 20619
The Autism Spectrum Support Group of Southern Maryland provides support and information to families of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in the Southern Maryland region. The Support Group offers a website; a forum; monthly meetings; newsletters; a Facebook page; a Twitter feed; camp scholarships; and workshops.
Washington, DC 20005
One of the Autistics Association of Greater Washington's upport groups is called the Autistic Women of Greater Washington. The Autistic Women have their own e-mail group and meet approximately monthly. Meeting dates are announced in the women’s e-mail group and in the general e-mail group. Autistic Women members are also encouraged to join the general support group. To apply for membership; please send an email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Greetings and welcome to the Autism Women's Network! AWN is dedicated to building a community of autistic girls and women; their families; friends and supporters. A place where all can share their experiences amongst a diverse; inclusive supportive and positive environment. We invite you to take a look around and join us today.
Prince Fredrick, MD 20678
In 2003; a group of Calvert County parents decided to form a parent advocacy group to help families coping with the challenges of raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Since January 2004; the Autism-Asperger Association of Calvert County; Inc. (AAACC) has held monthly educational meetings during the school year for parents and other interested individuals. Topics have included educational strategies; speech and language therapy; recreational opportunities and services provided by the Calvert County Health Department; the Calvert County Public Schools and the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Rehabilitative Services (DORS). Other meeting topics ranged from estate planning to medical interventions such as the DAN! protocol. Future AAACC meeting topics will include changes to special education law; understanding & preparing for successful IEP meetings; transition into adult life and a variety of other topics to assist families in their search for information; resources and programs for children & adults on the autism spectrum. Meetings are held in Prince Frederick and are open to the public. The AAACC is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. All donations and membership fees are tax deductible. Members receive referrals to agencies and health care professionals; parent-to-parent referrals; access to the AAACC lending library and assistance in preparing for IEP meetings.
ACSG helps families who live in Worcester County, Maryland and surrounding areas and have a family member with Autism. ACSG was formed by parents wishing to help each other navigate the path that Autism and related disabilities bring to our lives, from therapies and medical interventions to IEPs and Special Education concerns. It is our goal to provide parent-to-parent support so that we all become better informed about what works, what doesn't, and who can help. You are NOT alone!
Ocean Pines, MD 21811
By developing partnerships with local government agencies and businesses; our non-profit 501C3 organization can help families with children on the autistic spectrum in Worcester County; MD and surrounding areas through providing services such as family support; local resource guidance; community awareness programs and financial therapeutic funding.
Washington, DC 20004
The Autistics Association of Greater Washington; Inc. serves autistic adults in the District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia; and the surrounding region. Until March 2015 we were known as the Asperger Adults of Greater Washington; Inc. Our meetings and our e-mail group are limited to autistic adults in our region. (A professional diagnosis is not required for membership.) We make only one exception: new members may bring one or two friends or family members to their first meeting. We offer our members mutual encouragement; try to connect our members with the right services; organize social activities; and advance our policy interests.