Parent Support Group

Spectrum hosts monthly parent meetings the first Thursday of each month (September – May) featuring guest speakers who share their knowledge and expertise regarding a variety of topics related to the Autism Spectrum Disorder.

In addition to the meeting topics listed below, break-out sessions might also be offered for our Autistic Adults Group, Parents of Teens and Adults Support Group, Dad's Group, Adelante Autismo in Spanish, and Parents of Preschoolers Group.

 

Meeting Schedule

January 6, 2022, 6:30-8:00 pm

February 3, 2022, 6:30-8:00 pm

March 3, 2022, 6:30-8:00 pm

NO APRIL MEETING DUE TO SPRING BREAK

May 5, 2022, 6:30-8:00 pm

NO MEETINGS IN JUNE, JULY OR AUGUST

 

 

SPECTRUM SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

February 3, 2022, 6:30-8:00pm 

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF DULUTH
2908 Duluth Hwy 120
Duluth, GA 30096

Topics:

Breakout Session 1: Relationships, Dating and Sexuality presented by Dr. Sean Hirt, Hirt Psychology

Breakout Session 2: The Importance of Social Skills and how to help your child improve in this important area

Dads group will meet and our social group for Autistic adults.

Sibling group is offered for ages 5-14.

Free social skills groups and childcare offered for children up to age 22. No rsvp required.

Adelante Autismo will be offered in Spanish only for parents speaking Spanish virtually on the dates noted on the Adelante Autismo page.

March 3, 2022

Topics:

Breakout Session 1: Dealing with OCD and Autism

Breakout Session 2: Exercise, Neurotiming and Purposeful Movement for the autistic body presented by Lou Blankenship, ReCliff, LLC

No April meeting

May 5, 2022

Topics:

Preparing autistic individuals for Independent Living presented by Jeff Metzger, Annandale Village

 

 

A reminder that we do not hold monthly meetings during the summer months of June, July and August.

 

Monthly Meeting Schedule & Location

Meetings (Sept-May) will be held from 6:30 - 8:00 on the first Thursday of the month.

First Baptist Church of Duluth
2908 Duluth Highway 120
Duluth, GA 30096