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Autism Support Groups In Georgia
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Albany Support Group

Barrow County
Intropaces (Introducing Parents of Autistic Children Encouraging Services)
Meets the 3rd Monday of each month at Morningside Baptist Church in Winder.
Contact Joy Carey at 770-307-3864.

Barrow County - Winder and Surrounding Areas
Georgia Asperger's Organization
Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00pm - 8:30pm
at Barrow Regional Medical Center
316 North Broad Street, Winder, GA.
Contact Marcia Singson at 770-307-0672, or visit the
website at

Bartow County
For more information call 404-401-6385 or email

Meets at 7:00pm on the first Thursday of every month.

Cherokee Spectrum Support Group
New Victoria Baptist Church
6659 Bells Ferry Road, Woodstock
at the corner of Bells Ferry Road and Towne Lake Parkway
Contact: Renee at 678-493-4925 or Heidi at

Clarke County/Athens - ASA Northeast Georgia
Contact: http://negac-autsoc.tripod.com

Clayton County - PACEE (Parents of Children with Autism
for Effective Education in Clayton Co.)
Contact: 770-439-5998

Cobb County 
Autism/Asperger Support Group

Contact: www.asgcobb.com
When:  Third Thursday of each month during the school year
Morning Meeting:  9:30-11:30 a.m.
Click here for meeting schedule

Where:  Mt. Bethel UMC:  4385 Lower Roswell Road , Marietta GA 30068 : Meetings are held at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church in the “B” building located near the front of the church campus.  Meeting room is B116, next to the church library.  Directions to Mt. Bethel are as follows:  From I-75 take exit #261, Delk Road and head East (opposite Dobbins Air Force Base).  If exiting Northbound, turn right onto Delk Rd.  If exiting Southbound, turn left onto Delk.  Delk Rd. becomes Terrell Mill Road, which becomes Lower Roswell Road.  From I-75 the church is approximately 5 miles.  It is a large yellow church on the left, and a police/fire station is across the street on the right.  Turn into any church driveway.  The parking spaces at the front of the parking lot will be the ones closest to Building “B.”

Coweta/Fayette County - ASPIRES
Contact: Diane Cormier 770-253-2013, Cathy Nevov 770-253-3514, or
Sandra Smith 770-252-2117, email:
Meets at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 2956 Hwy 154,at 6:30pm, unspecified dates.

Dekalb County/Atlanta
Sponsored by: The Marcus Institute, 1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30329
Contact: Heidi Zaner at 404-634-5798 or
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month from 11:30am-1: 30pm at The Marcus Institute (bring a brown bag lunch) (404) 419-4000.  Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7:00-9:00pm at the Marcus Jewish Community Center, 5342 Tilly Mill Rd., Dunwoody GA 30338 (770) 396-3250.

Dekalb County/Lithonia -A branch of the Dekalb Autism Support Group will be held on the 4th Wednesday of every month at the site of the new Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale, 2801 Dekalb Medical Parkway, Lithonia, Georgia, 30058 from 7-9 PM in their conference room.

Fayette County Asperger Syndrome Support Group
Contact: Dixie Brienza at 678-576-8592 or
Meets 1st Thursday of each month (Sept.-May) at 7:00pm, 1279 Medical Building, Hwy 54 next to hospital in Community Room "C", 3rd floor around the corner from elevators.  This group is for parents of children with Asperger Syndrome or related disorders.

Floyd County Autism North Georgia
Contact: Sherri Hardegree at 706-766-4089 or Laura Adams at 706-232-6775
Meets the first Saturday of each month.  A support group for parents of autistic and special needs children.

Forsyth County Support Group
New Group!  Forsyth Autism & Special Needs Support Group Website. This group is based in Forsyth County, Georgia but we are open to members from nearby counties.

When:         Thursday, April 18th, 7:00-9:00pm
Where:        The Vine Community Church, 4655 Bethelview Road, Cumming

Website:      http://sites.google.com/site/fasnsg 
Phone:         404-316-9740

Fulton County
SNAPS - Special Needs and Parent Support

“This group was created to help each other with support, empowerment, education, acceptance and advocacy. Whether dealing with IEP's, Medicaid, therapies or activities, help is there. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of every other month from 7-9:30 p.m. We hold the meetings at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church at 11330 Woodstock Road Roswell, GA 30075. There is no religious affiliation with the church, all denominations are welcome.  This group was created to support all the hardworking moms/grand moms to do the best we can for our amazing children.  We welcome all faiths.  We meet in a comfy room, have food, drinks, relax and have fun!”
Contact: Robin Mellie rbmellie@yahoo.com  **Please put "SNAPS" in the subject line.
When: 3rd Tuesday of every other month starting in January from 7-9:30pm|
Where: St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church at 11330 Woodstock Road Roswell, GA 30075

Glynn County and Brunswick area Autism Support Group
Contact: Shirley Moore, Parent Mentor at 912-267-4100 X1157,

Gwinnett County Autism Support Group (SPECTRUM)
(also Sibling Support Group, Asperger's Support Group, and Grandparent Support Group)
Contact: Claire Dees 770-904-2909, Email Claire@atl-spectrum.com or go to their Contact Us Page for details on who to contact for each program
Meets the first Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm at First Baptist Church of Duluth, 2908 Duluth Highway 120, Duluth, GA 30096 

Henry County
Contact: Teri Castle at

Muscogee County/Columbus area Autism Support Group
Contact: Elsie Buchanan-Lucas at 706-653-0323

Newton County/Covington area Family and Friends of Children with Autism
Contact: Glenda Gaither at 770-784-1492 or bjackwscc@earthlink.net
Meets at the Washington Street Community Center, 4138 School St., Covington

North Fulton
Contact: Debbie Dobbs at

Southside Support Group for Parents of Children on the Autistic Spectrum
Clayton, Henry and surrounding counties

Contact: Linda Cowen at 770-471-9800 or
Meets the 1st Saturday of each month at 11:00am at Clayton Developmental Center (Bradford-Williams Center) 7146 Southlake Parkway, Morrow, GA  30260

Spalding County and surrounding counties
Contact: Mary Fields at 770-229-5511
Special Needs Support Group for parents of children with special needs

Thomas County
Contact: Michelle Macrorie at 229-226-1161 or

Troup County/LaGrange Support Group
Contact: Nina Hubbert at 706-845-7970
Parent Supporting Inclusion

Walton County (and surrounding areas) Support Group
F.A.C.E.S (Families of Autism/Asperger's Syndrome Care, Educate, and Support)
Contact: Teresa Johnson at 770-207-6346 or
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30pm  Free childcare is available with reservation.


Reinforcement Unlimited, LLC has no role in the running of these groups, their meetings, or the selection of topics or speakers.  
This information is provided as a courtesy to our parents.  Not responsible for changes in these group's announced plans.
Please contact the parent organizers regarding each group's operation.


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