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Dougherty County - Albany AARC Support Group

Contact:Sonia Prescott 229-436-4553 sprescott@albanyaarc.org

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Thomas County - In Thomasville at Archbold Hospital; Michelle Macrorie 229-226-1161 hidrmichelle@yahoo.com

Alpharetta/North Fulton

Contact: Jessica Kysar, email preferred contact: jkysar@bellsouth.net

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Glynn County and Brunswick area Autism Support Group

Contact: Shirley Moore, Parent Mentor 912-267-4100 ext 1157 email: smoore@glynn.k12.ga.us

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Walton and surrounding counties Support Group

FACES meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. at Carver Middle School 1095 Good Hope Road, Monroe, GA. Free Childcare is available with reservations. See website for more information. hometown.aol.com/tjohnson50/FACES.html
Contact: Contact Teresa Johnson @TJohnson50@aol.com or 770-207-6346 for more information

Adult Asperger's Support Group

Contact: ASA office, 770-451-0954. Meets the third Tuesday of the month

Bartow County

meets at 7pm on the first Tuesday of every month.
For more infomation call 404 401 6385 or email autisminbartow@yahoo.com

Bryan County

Contact: Becky Bryant, 912-756-4210

Cherokee/North Cobb Sibling Support Group

Contact: Heidi Fernandez Hcf67@comcast.com

Cherokee Autism Parent Support Group

When: Meets 2nd Tues of each month
Where: Bridgemill Firestation on Bells Ferry Rd in Canton
Time: 6:30pm
Contact: Sharon Jones 770-345-6551

Cobb County Autism/Aspergers Support Group

Contact:www.aspergeratlanta.com

Dekalb County/Atlanta

Sponsored by:Moshe R. Manheim LCSW, Senior Clinical Social Worker, The Marcus Institute, 1920 Briarcliff Road, 404-419-5190
1st Wednesday of every month 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., (bring a brown bag lunch), At The Marcus Institute, 1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, (404) 419-4000
3rd Wednesday of every month 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., At the Marcus Jewish Community Center, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody Ga. 30338, (770) 396-3250
Contact: Moshe Manheim, LCSW, 404-419-5190 email: moshe.manheim@marcus.org or Heidi Zaner, 404-634-5798 email: dekalbautismsg@bellsouth.net
Parents of Adult Children with Autism Group, contact Toni Thomas, 404-727-8350 email: tthoma2@emory.edu

Coweta/Fayette County - ASPIRES

Place: Newnan, at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 2956 Hwy 154.
Time: 6:30 PM, unspecified dates
Contact: Diane Cormier 770-253-2013, Cathy Nenov 770-253-3514, or Sandra Smith, 770-252-2117, Email: sandys30277@yahoo.com

Fayette County Asperger Syndrome Support Group

Place and Time: To be announced.
Contact: Dixie Brienza at 678-576-8592 or Email AspergerSupport@aol.com,
News: This group is for parents of children with Asperger Syndrome or related disorders.

Floyd County Autism North Georgia,

A support group for parents of autistic and special needs children meets the first Saturday of each month.
Contact: Sherri Hardegree at 706-766-4089 or Laura Adams at 706-232-6775.
Website: www.geocities.com/autismnorthgeorgia

Forsyth, Hall, and surrounding area
 A.S.C.E.N.D. (Autism Spectrum Community and New Directions)

Contact: Laura Daigle, 678-300-8687 Email: info@ascend-er.com or ASCENDforsyth@yahoogroups.com  
News: ASCEND serves as a resource to individuals with autistic spectrum disorders, their families, and the professionals involved in their care. ASCEND meets at the Parkway Presbyterian Church on Bethelview Rd, near exit 13 and GA 400. There is also a yahoo group listserv that is private.  To subscribe send request with a mini bio to: ASCENDforsyth-subscribe@yahoogroups.co

Gwinnett Autism S.P.E.C.T.R.U.M. (also Sibling Support Group and Asperger's Support Group)

Location: Atlanta Korean Baptist Church/Gwinnett Family Church, 1724 Atkinson Rd. Lawrenceville, GA. Take 85 North to Exit 107, Duluth Hwy/120 and go right, Take 3rd right onto Atkinson Rd, church is on the left, we meet in Bldg. C
Time: first Thursday of every month from 7-8:30 p.m.
Contact: Tiffany Fleming 770-497-1336 tiffanyfleming@charter.net
      or Claire Dees 770-904-2909, Email claidee@aol.com
Aspergers group: contact Maureen Mauney 770-931-1728
Website: www.atl-spectrum.com The website has more information on meetings and activities. Also information on joining a Yahoo group, where you can to ask questions of other parents, etc.

F.O.C.U.S. (Families of Children Under Stress)

Contact: Lucy Cusick, 770-234-9111

Georgia Parent Support Network

Contact: 800-832-8645 or 404-756-0187

LaGrange Support Group

Parent Supporting Inclusion
Contact: Nina Hubbert 706-845-7970

Muscogee Co./Columbus area Autism Support Group, Inc.

Web Site: www.mcasg.net (beginning in Jan 06)

Newton Co., Covington area Family and Friends of Children with Autism

Contact:Glenda Gaither 770-784-1492, bjackwscc@earthlink.net
Where:Washington St. Community Center, 4138 School St., Covington 770-786-4002

PACEE (Parents of Children with Autism for Effective Education in Clayton Co.)

Contact: 770-439-5998

Parent to Parent of Georgia

Contact: 800-229-2038 or 770-451-5484

Parents Educating Parents and Professionals for All Children (PEPPAC)

Contact: 770-577-7771

Southside Support Group for Parents of Children on the Autistic Spectrum

for parents of children on the autistic spectrum in Clayton, Henry and surrounding counties
When: 1st Saturday each month
Time: 11:00 am.
Where:Clayton Developmental Center (Bradford-Williams Center) 7146 Southlake Parkway, Morrow, GA 30260 Contact: Linda Cowen, 770-471-9800, e-mail:lscowen@mindspring.com

Special Needs Support Group (Spaulding County and surrounding counties) for parents of children with special needs

Contact: Mary Fields, 770-229-5511

ASA Central Georgia (Macon/Warner Robbins area)

Contact: Joy Brown, VP, joy.brown@worldnet.att.net or Stacey Herrera, 478-745-4994