Parent Support Group

For the May 7th Monthly Meeting, we will be creating a webinar in place of that meeting - the topics will be the same. Please watch for webinar link coming soon.

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

Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, September through May only
September 5, 2019 – 6:30-8:00pm
October 3, 2019 – 6:30-8:00pm
November 7, 2019 – 6:30-8:00pm
December 5, 2019 – 6:30-8:00pm
– no January meeting (Winter Break)
February 6, 2020 – 6:30-8:00pm
March 5, 2020 – 6:30-8:00pm
– no April meeting (Spring Break)
May 7, 2020 – 6:30-8:00pm
(Provided via webinar)


No January meeting due to school break

Feb. 6

Thanks to Regions Bank, our meeting sponsor !

Avoiding identity theft and fraud. Kimberly Cobb, Regions

Sleep Issues: Elizabeth Landers, M.S., BCBA
Senior Clinical Director
Autism Learning Partners, Atlanta

March 5

Thank you to Kadiant, our meeting Speaker!

"How to Promote Overall Language and Communication Development for your Child" presented by Kadiant

"Temper Tantrums Don't Get Any Easier: Managing Your Child's Behavior Using Proactive Behavioral Approaches" presented by Kadiant

"The Importance of Teaching Practical Skills to Enhance Independence" - Dr. Celine Saunier, Neurodevelopmental Assessment and Consulting Services (NACS)


MAY 6, 2020

Thank you to Merit Financial for sponsoring the meeting!

"Financial Tools for Managing Your Child's Future" by Renora Orr, Merit

"Meeting Sensory Needs at Home", Peachstate Therapy

"Benefits of Band", Joe Pearce, Band Director

"Housing Options in Georgia", Jim McCarten


See you in September!




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

March 5, 2020 meeting will be held at:
The Nett Church (previously Bethesda United Methodist)
444 Bethesda Church Rd.
Lawrenceville, GA 30044