Attention: Parents of 7 - 12 year olds on the spectrum.
We are planning to organize a group similar to our teen social for younger children . It will also meet second Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM at the North Highland Church. If you are interested in helping plan, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org or call Diane Pope at 706-604-6333. when we have finalized the start date we will notify you that registration forms are available on the website.
When Words Hurt
Sooner or later every parent of a child with autism hears words that criticize their child, parenting and life whether it be from family, friends, school personnel or strangers. May Institute offers a two-part article in Exceptional Parent magazine that offers strategies on how to turn potentially hurtful experiences into opportunities for greater understanding and increased support for the special needs community
Read it online here
Social Security Disability Resource
This site published by Tim Moore - a former DDS Claims Examiner - provides a wealth of information on Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Disability. Reading through this site may help you see whether someone in your family would be eligible and how to apply.