|Heart of Texas Autism Network Meeting:
Childcare is available, however you need to request childcare ...
If you have not previously registered your children, please download and fill out this form.
Please send the registration form and your reservation to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Asperger's Family Support Group in Robinson
This support group meets the first Friday of every month at 6:00 pm at the Church of Christ
Fellowship Hall, 428 Chado in Robinson.
For more information, contact Amanda by email or phone at (254) 715-1017.
|This on-line discussion group is intended to provide a forum for members to share ideas,
experience, and resources. To visit the discussion group click here .
The Methodist Children’s Home in Waco provides support for grandparents raising their
grandchildren through its Grandparents As Parents Program.
GAPP offers a variety of services, including education, case management, referral, parent
education, and a support group. The support group meets on the second Thursday of each month
at 6:00 pm on the campus of Methodist Children’s Home in Waco.
Call ahead for support group childcare. For more information, please contact Rehan McNeil by
email or phone at (254) 315-2661, or David McHam by email or phone at (254) 722-8405.
|"A+" Support Group (Belton)
Support group for families with children with disabilities. Meets the third Saturday of each month at by
noon the day before the meeting at email at email@example.com. Contact Susie Marek for
more information at Susie.Marek@childteam.org
|Arc of McLennan County Teen & Young Adults Group
The Arc of McLennan County has organized a group for individuals with intellectual and
developmental disabilities who are in high school or have recently transitioned out of school There is
no fee to enroll or apply for the program, but application is mandatory, to ensure that sufficient staff
resources to meet the needs of all participants is available. In some instances, The Arc may
determine that they are unable to provide the level of care a teen or young adult requires and thus
will be unable to accept that person into the program. For additional information or to apply call
at 6 pm, at Canyon Creek Church of Christ, on South 31st Street in Temple.
Childcare is provided with an RSVP to any of the following persons:
Bushra Iqbal (254) 217-1710, Kelly Erdman (254) 760-9217, or
Sunny Van Gorder (254) 931-6976.
|Support groups and workshops at Ft. Hood: Autism, Down Syndrome, ADD, and Mental
Health Support Groups
Workshops for children ages 5 and up are also offered concurrently.
The groups meet at the Lane Volunteer Center, Building 16005 at the corner of T.J. Mills Boulevard and Old
Ironsides Avenue. Meetings and workshops are open to everyone.
For more information in a flier click here. To RSVP, please send an email, or call (254) 618-7813.
|Asperger's Support Group in Temple & Killeen
The group meets monthly at various locations in Temple and Killeen. Adults and teens with
Aspergers, PDD or other issues are welcome to attend along with their families.
For more information contact Kathy Bielik by email or phone at (254) 780-6216.
|125 South Covington, Hillsboro
Last Thursday of the month, at 7 pm
For more information contact Suzanne Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Caregivers Ladder Support Group in Temple
Caregivers Ladder is a support group for parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities, given
an opportunity at a quality life.
The group meets first Thursday of the month from 6PM - 7:30PM at the Wilson Recreation Center,
2205 Curtis B. Elliott Drive in Temple, Texas. At this time childcare is not available. For more
information, please visit their Facebook page, or contact Michelle Bartlett at (254) 217-8011.
|First Friends For Autism, Aspergers & Special Needs Kids (Killeen)
A support group for families with children with autism, aspergers and special needs in the
Killeen/Copperas Cove/Ft. Hood area. The group is sponsored by the Autism Society of Austin and
partners with the Fort Hood EFMP program. They have meetings, activities, holiday events, weekly
play dates and other activities.
For more information go to
Parent Support Group for Helping Hands Ministry at First Baptist Church, Woodway
A support group for parents of children with special needs, meeting in the Parlor at the MAC (Ministry
Activity Center) of First Baptist Church of Woodway, 101 Ritchie Road, Waco, TX
Childcare for children with special needs and siblings available by reservation.
Contact Janice Stewart at 254-717-8744, or go to www.fbcwoodway.org for more information.
contact: Marilyn Murdock, Director, at 903-389-3838