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 will also be offered for our Adults with Autism Group, Parents of Teens and Adults Support Group, Dad's Group, Adelante Autismo in Spanish, and Parents of Preschoolers Group.


Meeting Schedule

September 3, 2020, 6:30-8:30 pm

October 1, 2020, 6:30-8:30 pm

November 5, 2020, 6:30-8:30 pm

December 3, 2020, 6:30-8:30 pm

January 7, 2021, 6;30-8:30 pm

February 4, 2021, 6:30-8:30 pm

March 4, 2021, 6:30-8:30 pm

April 1, 2021, 6:30-8:30 pm

May 6, 2021, 6:30-8:30 pm



September 3, 2020

Meeting will be sponsored by Marcus Autism Center and the SPARK research program.

(For main session): "Discovering genetic links to autism: SPARK research study" -> Sheena Mathai and Megan Dunlevy
(For parents of preschool students): Your child received a diagnosis, now what? -> Dr. Cheryl Klaiman
(For parents of teens and adults): Assessment of autism in teens and adults: documenting needs for daily supports for college accommodations and SSDI applications -> Dr. Opal Ousley


A reminder that we do not hold monthly meetings during the summer months of June, July and August - see you in September!

Monthly Meeting Schedule & Location

Monthly 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