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Support Groups Georgia Area

Please contact the below events to confirm times and dates.

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DBSA - Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Northeast Georgia
Support Groups:
Tuesdays 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Summit Ridge Hospital, Group Room 2
250 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045

1st & 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Peachtree Corners Baptist Church
4480 Peachtree Corners Circle, Norcross, GA 30092

For more information contact Cheryl at 770/755-5038 or visit http://www.dbsanortheastga.org
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Spectrum, Gwinnett's Autism Support Group & Sibling Group & Grandparents Group
1st Thursday of every month from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Stonemill Church, 855 Northbrook Pkwy, Suwanee, GA 30024

Sibling Group Meeting for siblings ages 5-12 during Support Group meeting.

Grandparents Group Led by Deanna Luscre
Basic autism facts, (across the spectrum), the stages of grief parents of children with autism experience (based on a study by Bryna Siegal) and consider how grandparents might support their son or daughter during the process.

Spectrum, Gwinnett's Autism Support Group
Many come who have children of other diagnoses with autism-like behaviors.

To reserve free childcare (donations accepted) call Deanna Rouse at 678-377-8324.
For more info visit www.atl-spectrum.com.
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A.S.C.E.N.D.-ER, Inc.'s, (Autism Spectrum Community Efforts and New Directions)
1st Saturday of the month, 10am-noon FREE - New Speakers each month
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 5830 Bethelview Road, Cumming, GA.

For further information call 678-300-8687, e-mail info@ascend-er.com or visit http://www.ascend-er.com.
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North Metro Tourette Syndrome Support Group
3rd Tuesday of the month, 10 am

"Coffee and Conversation" is held at the Borders Cafe near the Mall of GA.
Contact Lydia Breer: lydiabreer@comcast.net or 678-482-9358.
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Spectrum Evening Get Togethers
3rd Tuesday of the month, 7:30pm - 9:00pm, call to confirm

This is a time to relax, share triumphs, and exchange ideas in an open discussion with other parents of autism-spectrum children. Reservations are not required. Meals, desserts, coffee, etc may be purchased for your enjoyment.

La Madeliene’s, 2200 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, GA
Contact Alexandra Cleary at 770-368-9037 or alexcleary@comcast.net.
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FOCUS: Duluth Share Group
4th Wednesday of the month, 6pm - 8pm

Starbucks - 1611 Satellite Blvd, Building C, Suite 16, Duluth - corner of Satellite Blvd. & Old Peachtree. Please RSVP to FOCUS at 770-234-9111, inquiry@focus-ga.org or http://www.focus-ga.org.
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FOCUS: South Gwinnett Share Group - Snellville
3rd Wednesday of the month, 9:30am

Ronald Reagan Park, Five Forks Trickum. Rain - meet at Chick-fil-A, Highway 124 (Scenic Hwy) in Snellville, across from Wal-Mart. To RSVP, call Jeanett Schnupp, 770-979-6342, jeaunettschnupp@netscape.net or FOCUS at inquiry@focus-ga.org or
http://www.focus-ga.org.
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FOCUS: Other Share Group

Contact FOCUS at 770-234-9111, inquiry@focus-ga.org or http://www.focus-ga.org.
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FACES Autism Support Group - Monroe, GA
3rd Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m
Walton Career Academy
212 Bryant Road, Monroe, GA 30655
Free child care provided with reservation. Upcoming meetings and speakers at www.georgiafaces.info.
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FRIENDS CLUB OUTINGS
Sponsored by SPECTRUM Camps & Clubs Program
3rd Thursday of each month 6:30-8:30pm Sign up Now!

Kids enjoy a community outing with peers, a snack, and a social skills lesson led by teachers and para-professionals in the field of autism. Friends Club is designed for individuals who are able to independently participate in a group of 10-12 students per 2 adults throughout community settings. Parents are notified of each activity in advance and will drop off and pick up their child at the community location.

Cost: $40 for remainder of session (includes activity fees, snack, leaders)
Call to register for Session 2.
For further sessions, registration and questions email: scc2000@atlspectrum.org

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