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Support Groups by County

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Adams County (West Union, Ohio)

  Name: Clinton County S.P.E.A.K. (Supporting Parents and Educators of Autistic Kids)
  Contact: Susan Frazier, skfrazier@cinci.rr.com or 937-383-4279
  Where: Wilmington Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, OH 45177
  Details: Generally meets the 3rd Tuesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m.  Best to call to verify
Clinton, Brown, Fayette, Highland and Adams (Hopewell SERRC service area)

Allen County (Lima, Ohio)

  Name: West Central Ohio Autism Group
  Contact: Rebecca Pescosolido, 419-999-6477, rpescosolido@woh.rr.com or Diane Frommer, 419-227-7540
  Where: Market Street Presyterian Church, 1100 West Market Street, Lima, OH 45801
  Details: Meets the second Tuesday every month

Ashland County (Ashland, Ohio)

Ashtabula County (Jefferson, Ohio)

Autism Society of Greater Cleveland       

  Name: Autism Support Group
  Contact: Chris Eisengart, cdleers@adelphia.net
  Where:
  Details: Contact Chris for meeting times, dates and location

Athens County (Athens, Ohio)

SE Ohio Chapter, ASA

Auglaize County (Wapakoneta, Ohio)

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 Belmont County (St. Clairsville, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Ohio Support Group
   Contact: Deedra Balgo, 740-695-9600 or deedra711@yahoo.com
   Where: St. Clairsville, OH 43950
   Details:  Contact Deedra for meeting times, dates and location.

Brown County (Georgetown, Ohio)
   Name: Clinton County S.P.E.A.K. (Supporting Parents and Educators of Autistic Kids)
   Contact: Susan Frazier, skfrazier@cinci.rr.com or 937-383-4279
   Where: Wilmington Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, OH 45177
   Details: Generally meets the 3rd Tuesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m.  Best to call to verify

Butler County (Hamilton, Ohio)

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 Carroll County (Carrollton, Ohio)

Champaign County (Urbana, Ohio)

Clark County (Springfield, Ohio)
   Name: Facing Autism Together
  Contact: Liz White, bethann64@woh.rr.com
  Where:
3553 Redwood Blvd.  Springfield. 45503
  Details:  Contact Liz for meeting times, dates and location

Clermont County (Batavia, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati

Clinton County (Wilmington, Ohio)
  Name: Clinton County S.P.E.A.K. (Supporting Parents and Educators of Autistic Kids)
  Contact: Susan Frazier, skfrazier@cinci.rr.com or 937-383-4279
  Where: Wilmington Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, OH 45177
  Details: Generally meets the 3rd Tuesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m.  Best to call to verify

Columbiana County (Lisbon, Ohio)
   Autism Society of TriCounty Ohio

  Name: CAUSE - Connection, Autism, Understanding, Support, & Education
  Contact:
Kim Sheets (330)337-6193 ksheets40@gmail.com or Kelly Jennings (330)271-9806
  Where: Salem Public Library in the Quaker Meeting Room.
  Details:  Contact Kim or Kelly for meeting times, dates and location

   Name: Autism Support Group
   Contact: Beth Simon, jjjbsimon@comcast.net or Jody Kostek, autism@elch.org or 330-386-2054
   Where: East Liverpool City Hospital
   Details:  Meets 3rd Thursday of the Month

Coshocton County (Coshocton, Ohio)
  Name: Coshocton Autism Support Group
  Contact: Cheri McCullough (740) 622-2924 or E-Mail: cherimcc@sbcglobal.net
  Where: Roscoe United Methodist Church.
  Details: Meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month

Crawford County (Bucyrus, Ohio)

Cuyahoga County (Cleveland, Ohio)

   Autism Society of Greater Cleveland

  Name: Autism Spectrum Educational and Problem Solving Group
  Contact: CC Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation, Center for Autism at 216-448-6440
  Where:
Shaker Campus, 2801 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
  Details: Contact CC Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation Center for Autism 

  Name: Cure Autism Now/Autism Speaks
  Contact: Shari Goldberg, Cleveland Chapter President, 440-449-9922 or Sharigoldberg22@aol.com
  Where: 28449 North Woodland Road, Pepper Pike, OH 44124
  Details: Contact Shari for more information.

  Name: Dads Support Group, Independence
  Contact: Phillip Irvin, Phillip.Irvin@gmail.com or 216-375-1557
  Where:
  Details:  Contact for meeting times, dates and location

  Name: Grandparents Support Group Meeting
  Contact: Tom & Terry Frazier, Fraz7@sbcglobal.net or Terry‘s cell 440-339-6349, Tom‘s cell 440-339-3384 or Home440-729-2490
  Where: Brody/Nelson Meeting Room, Cleveland Heights Library, 2345 Lee Road
  Details:  Contact for meeting times, dates

  Name: Greater Cleveland Aspergers Support
  Contact: Teresa Szalkowski, pennycat3@juno.com
  Where: 
Contact Teresa for meeting times, dates and location
  Details: Meets the First Friday evenings of the month at Restaurants in the Rockside/I-77 area for casual discussion, sharing and support for parents of children with Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Development Disorder and High-Functioning Autism.
  Yahoo group: GC-AS@yahoogroups.com

  Name: Milestones
  Contact: Ilana Skoff, Mia Buchwald Gellis at info@milestones.org or 216-464-7600
  Where: 23880 Commerce Park Road, Suite 2, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
  Details: Visit their website at www.milestones.org

  Name: Monarch Center for Autism, Parent Support Group
  Contact: Karin Hess-Hopkins, (216) 320-8658 or hessk@bellefairejcb.org
  Where: Monarch School (22001 Fairmount Boulevard, Shaker Heights, Ohio 44118)
  Details: An opportunity for parents of children and adolescents on the autism spectrum to network with other families and support one another. Meets the first Tuesday of every month, Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  Name: National Autism Association of Northeast Ohio (NAA-NEO)
  Contact: Don Pattison, President, donnieapattison@yahoo.com
  Where: PO Box 221195, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
  Details: Visit their website at www.autismnortheastohio.org

  Name: Puzzle Cafe
  Contact: JE McPhee, 330-689-8356 or jemcphee@sbcglobal.net
  Where: Heights Parent Center,14780 Superior Road,Cleveland Hts. 44118
  Details: Autism family support group. Meets Last Friday of the Month, 9:30-11:00am.

  Name: Shaker Heights Adult Support Group
  Contact: Judi Greenspan at 216-932-1989 or jgreenspan@keenepromotions.com
  Where: Shaker Community Building now called the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Building at 3450 Lee Road,  Shaker Heights, OH
  Details: Contact for meeting times, dates and location

  Name: Southwest Suburbs of Cleveland - Support Group
  Contact: Michele Abraham at 440-724-1848 or Michelle Javorsky at 216-826-0527
  Where: United Methodist Church, 6220 Smith Road, Brookpark, OH  44142
  Details: Contact them for meeting times, dates and location

  Name: West Side Parent Support Group
  Contact: Karin Hess-Hopkins at 216-320-8658 or hessk@bellefairejcb.org
  Where: Beth Israel The West Temple, 14308 Triskett Road, Cleveland 44111
  Details: First Thursday of the Month, 6:30-7:30 PM. An opportunity for parents of children and adolescents to network with other families and support one another. Enrollment is limited.

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 Darke County (Greenville, Ohio)

  Name: ASD in the Darke
  Contact :Heather Meade, asdinthedarke@gmail.com or 937-417-9274
  Where: Greenville Public Library, 520 Sycamore St., Greenville, Ohio 45331
  Details: The group meets every fourth Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. in the 3rd floor community room. Children are welcome, though we don't yet have activities planned for them. Light refreshments will be provided. We will also hold a drawing for a door prize.

Defiance County (Defiance, Ohio)
   Autism Society of NW Ohio

  Name: Hench Program, Support Group
  Contact: Dr. Fred Coulter at 419-784-4010 ext.2416 or fcoulter@defiance.edu
  Where: Defiance College
  Details:Contact them for meeting times, dates and location

  Name: MOSAIC, Mothers of Special, Autistic and Inspirational Children
  Contact:  Maryann M. Mitchell, puckfan815@yahoo.com or 419.785.4030
  Where: Defiance, Ohio
  Details: Contact for meeting times, dates and location

Delaware County (Delaware, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Central Ohio

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 Erie County (Sandusky, Ohio)

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Fairfield County (Lancaster, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name: Fairfield County Autism Resource Group
  Contact: Chris Carrico at 740-862-6171
  Where: Baltimore, OH, 43105
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

Fayette County (Washington Court House, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name: Clinton County S.P.E.A.K. (Supporting Parents and Educators of Autistic Kids)
  Contact: Susan Frazier, skfrazier@cinci.rr.com or 937-383-4279
  Where: Wilmington Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, OH 45177
  Details: Generally meets the 3rd Tuesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m.  Best to call to verify

 Franklin County (Columbus, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name: ASAN-Central Ohio (Autistic Self Advocacy Network)
  Contact: Kristi Bruveris at asancentralohio@live.com or Melanie Yergeau, asan.ohiostate@gmail.com or myergeau@gmail.com
  Where:
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations 

   Name: Central Ohio Biomedical Support Group

   Contact: Jessica Dowler at centralohiobiomedgroup@yahoo.com

   Where: Panera Bread on 6665 Perimeter Loop Rd, Dublin, OH 43017 in Community Room

   Details: 2nd Tuesday of every month

  Name: Nationwide Children's Hospital Support Group for Families and Caregivers
  Contact: autismresourcecoordinator@nationwidechildrens.org, 614-355-831
  Where: 187 W. Schrock Rd., Westerville, OH
  Details: 3rd Monday of each month from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m

  Name: POEMS Autism/ADHD Support Group
  Contact: Candace Barnhart, 614-506-7452
  Where:
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

  Name: Summit Academy Asperger’s Support Group
  Contact: Lara Brancato at 614-991-4100 or lbrancato@wideopenwest.com
  Where: 1855 E. Dublin-Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43229
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

  Name: Parent Support Group 
  Contact:
Asian American Developmental Disabilities Awareness Program, Yiping Shen, MSW, LSW, 614-220-4023 x226, yshen@aacsohio.org
  Where: Asian American Community Services, 4700 Reed Rd. Suite B, Columbus, OH   43220
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

  Name: MCAA (Minority Community for Autism Awareness)
  Contact: Toni Johnson, tonimariej@gmail.com or 216.392.7110 (cell),  614.645.0630 (work), 614.725.4419 (home)
  Where:
  Details: Support Group for African Americans dealing with Autism

  Name: Central Ohio Fellowship for Autism Awareness
  Contact: Mike Meinhart, mmeinhart@live.com
  Where: 4400 Big Walnutview Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230-4143
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

  Name:  ECRN+Family Support Group
  Contact:  Amanda Biel, 614-543-9000 ext 215 or abiel@ymcacolumbus.org
  Where:  Early Childhood Resource Network+ (ECRN+), 6555 Busch Blvd, Suite 112, Columbus, OH 43229
  Details: Support Group for caregivers of children with special needs, First Thurday of the month, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Fulton County (Wauseon, Ohio)
   Autism Society of NW Ohio

  Name: Fayette Family Support
  Contact: Dawn Roberts at droberts4637@yahoo.com or support@fayettefamilynet.com
  Where: 436 Broadway St., Washington CH, OH 43160
  Details:  Contact for meeting time, data and locations
  Website: www.fayettefamilynet.com

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  Gallia County (Gallipolis, Ohio)
  Autism Society of SE Ohio

  Name: HOPE Intervention
  Contact: Scott Short, 740-446-8598 or sjshort22@suddenlink.net
  Where: PO Box 727, Gallipolis,OH 45631
  Details: Visit their website at www.hopeintervention.org

Geauga County (Chardon, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Greater Cleveland

  Name: National Autism Association of Northeast Ohio (NAA-NEO)
  Contact: Don Pattison, President, donnieapattison@yahoo.com
  Where: PO Box 221195, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
  Details: Visit their website at www.autismnortheastohio.org

  Name: Northeast Ohio Autism Group
  Contact: Marianne Seeman, President, 440-488-3473 or info@northeastohioautismgroup.org
  Where: PO Box 347, Chardon, OH 44024
  Details: Provides grants for projects in NE Ohio area
  Website:
www.northeastohioautismgroup.org

Greene County (Xenia, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Dayton

Guernsey County (Cambridge, Ohio)
  Name: PATHS
  Contact: Mari Ann Hooper 740-439-3768 or hdgraphic@ymail.com
  Where: 6838 Plainfield Rd., Kimbolton, OH   43749
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

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  Hamilton County (Cincinnati, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati

  Name:    Families with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Inc.
  Contact: familieswithasd@yahoo.com or 513-528-1595 or 513-310-2548
  Where: 4215 Edinburgh Dr., Cincinnati, OH  45245
  Details: Visit their website at www.familieswithasd.org

  Name:    Comforting Ties Support Group
  Contact:
Sandy Knollman atWork# 859-957-1962 or Cell# 513-703-6215 or sknollman@republicbank.com or comfortingties@yahoo.com
  Where:
  Details: 1st Monday of every month from 5:30-6:30 PM.
  Website: http://comfortingties.blogspot.com

Hancock County (Findlay, Ohio)
   Autism Society of NW Ohio Sponsored support group

   Visit www.asno.org for details.

Hardin County (Kenton, Ohio)

Harrison County (Cadiz, Ohio)

Henry County (Napoleon, Ohio)
   Autism Society of NW Ohio

Highland County (Hillsboro, Ohio)
  Name: Clinton County S.P.E.A.K. (Supporting Parents and Educators of Autistic Kids)
  Contact: Susan Frazier, skfrazier@cinci.rr.com or 937-383-4279
  Where: Wilmington Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, OH 45177
  Details:
Generally meets the 3rd Tuesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m.  Best to call to verify

  Name: H-HART - Hocking Hills Autism Resource Team
  Contact:  Tracee McKinley at  740-270-2663.  
  Where:
  Details: This effort is being supported by Mary Clarke of SOCIL - S.E. Center for Independent Living 740-380-1545 x246 mcsocil@sbcglobal.net

Holmes County (Millersburg, Ohio)

Huron County (Norwalk, Ohio)
  Name:
Autism Spectrum Kids
  Contact:  Lisa Horchler, ask@ftmc.com
  Where: Fisher Titus Medical Center, 272 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk, OH 44857
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

  Name: Help 4 The Family
  Contact:  Becky Griggs, 419-706-8772 or help4thefamily@yahoo.com
  Where:
  Details:
Contact for meeting time, data and locations

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  Jackson County (Jackson, Ohio)
  Autism Society of SE Ohio

Jefferson County (Steubenville, Ohio)

  Name:
Angels for Autism
  Contact:  Pierrie Toson at 740-317-4559
  Where: 74 Morningside Dr., Wintersville, OH  43953
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

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Knox County (Mount Vernon, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Central Ohio

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 Lake County (Painesville, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Greater Cleveland

  Name: National Autism Association of Northeast Ohio (NAA-NEO)
  Contact: Don Pattison, President, donnieapattison@yahoo.com
  Where: PO Box 221195, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
  Details: Visit their website at www.autismnortheastohio.org

  Name: Putting it all Together - Autism Group
  Contact:
Tia Kozlovich, at (440) 477-6544 or (440) 975-3843 or Tia_Koz@sbcglobal.net or Tia.Kozlovich@weschools.org
  Where:
  Details:  Autism Support Group meets the 3rd Wed. of each month at Java Johns Cafe in Willoughby, OH, and also have speakers on a regular basis.  I am a parent of a 13 year old boy with Autism/Williams Syndrome and also the Family/Education Coordinator for the Willoughby-Eastlake Schools.  

  Name: Lake County Group
  Contact:
Pam Pachinger at 440-257-7551 or Lori Goodwin 440-974-5164
  Where: 5674 Louise Dr., Mentor, Ohio 44060
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

Lawrence County (Ironton, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Huntington Area West Virginia

  PO Box 1296
  Huntington WV 25714-1296
  (Cabell County)
  (304) 710-9202 (Main Phone)
  (304) 736-1479 (Other)
  Elaine Harvey - bandeharvey@comcast.net
  Fax: (304) 736-5949
  E-Mail address: wv-huntington@autismsocietyofamerica.org
   Website:  http://www.autism-society.org/chapter192

  Name: Autism Project of Southern Ohio
  Contact: Wendy Potts, President at 740-250-0055 home or 740-357-2273 (cell) or 640-354-3891 (work) or winnie2go@hotmail.com or Leah Ann Joyce, VP at dljoyce89@verizon.net or Autism_project_2003@yahoo.com
  Where:
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

Licking County (Newark, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name:  Autism Support Group
  Contact: Kandee Engle at 740-964-2544
  Where: 399 Doris Rdm Pataskala, OH 43062-7226
  Details: Meeting is the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Emmanuel Church of Etna, 9441 Smoke Road, Pataskala, OH.

  Name:  My Place to Be
  Contact: Christa Milner at 740-398-9642 or cmilner01@windstream.net
  Where: 61 North 6th St., Newark, OH   43055
  Details: 1st Wednesday of every month from 6:30 to 8:00, contact to confirm

Logan County (Bellefontaine, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name: Families Touched by Autism
  Contacts: Angelia Parsons-937-210-4617 or angeliaparsons43@gmail.com or Logan County Board of DD at 937-592-2009.
  Where: 1973 W. St. Rt. 47, Bellefontaine, OH 43311
  Details: Meets 1st Thursday of each month from 6:30 PM – 8 PM at Discovery Center Created to provide a place of friendship and support for families with a loved one with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Call to confirm meeting date and time.

Lorain County (Elyria, Ohio)
  Name:
National Autism Association of Northeast Ohio (NAA-NEO)
  Contact: Don Pattison, President, donnieapattison@yahoo.com
  Where: PO Box 221195, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
  Details: Visit their website at www.autismnortheastohio.org

  Name: Region 2 State Support Team Support Group
  Contact: Jennifer Heim, M.A., CCC/SLP, M.Ed. at Heim@esclc.org or 440-324-5777 ext 1148
  Where: ESC Lorain County, 1885 Lake Ave., Elyria, OH  44035
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

Lucas County (Toledo, Ohio)
  Autism Society of NW Ohio

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 Madison County (London, Ohio)

   Autism Society of Central Ohio

Mahoning County (Youngstown, Ohio)
   Autism Society of TriCounty Ohio

Marion County (Marion, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name: The Autism Connection
Contact: Michelle Wagner at mwagner@theautismconnection.org or (740) 262-1614
  Where:
  Details: Visit their website at www.theautismconnection.org

Medina County (Medina, Ohio)
   Autism Society of Greater Akron

  Name: HEART (Help Every Autistic child Reach Tomorrow)
  Contact: Dawn Cortez McKee at 330-952-1419 or Jane Milota at 330-241-9702 or HEART.Medina@yahoo.com
  Where: Medina District library
  Details: We offer monthly meetings with speakers on various topics pertaining to autism. We also send out a quarterly electronic newsletter and organize a variety of community events to promote autism awareness.  Contact for meeting time, date.

  Name: National Autism Association of Northeast Ohio (NAA-NEO)
  Contact: Don Pattison, President, donnieapattison@yahoo.com
  Where: PO Box 221195, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
  Details: Visit their website at www.autismnortheastohio.org 

  Names: Parents Raising Angles
  Contact: Lisa Meckley at 330-273-2064 or lmeckley@roadrunner.com  or Tina Grant at 330-741-0112 tinagrant@howardhanna.com
  Where: St. Ambrose, Pearl Rd in Brunswick. 6:30-8:00.  
  Details: Contact for meeting time, date and locations

  Name: SAAFE (Support for Autism Affected Families Everywhere)
  Contact: Lynn Pike at 330-416-3026 or lynnpike@zoominternet.net
  Where: 6420 Torington Drive, Medina, OH   44256
  Details: Contact for meeting time, date

Meigs County (Pomeroy, Ohio)
  Autism Society of SE Ohio

  Name: HOPE Intervention
  Contact: Scott Short, 740-446-8598 or sjshort22@suddenlink.net
  Where: PO Box 727, Gallipolis,OH 45631
  Details: Visit their website at www.hopeintervention.org

Mercer County (Celina, Ohio)

  Name:
Autism Support Group
  Contact: Nikki and Joe Hawk at 419-375-1301 or joenikhawk@aol.com
  Where: Fort Recovery, Ohio
  Details: Typically meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:00 at the Community Hospital in Coldwater, Contact for meeting time, date.

Miami County (Troy, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Dayton

Monroe County (Woodsfield, Ohio)   

  Autism Society of Ohio, Monroe County Support Group
  Contact: Heather Cecil or Heidi Pfaltzgraf at (740) 213-7712 or bellamax.3014@gmail.com
  Where: Locations change, please check before attending.
  Details: Visit our website at http://www.facebook.com/AutismSocietyOfOhioMonroeCounty

Montgomery County (Dayton, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Dayton

  Name: DARN – Dayton Aspergers Resource Network
  Contact: Audrey Schilb, 2305 Glenheath Dr., Kettering, OH  45440, (937) 433-4505 or darn@woh.rr.com
  Where:
  Details: Visit their website at http://darngroup.tripod.com/ or Yahoo group at darnmembers@yahoogroups.com

  Name: Dayton ANT (Autism Networking Team)
  Contact: Candie Belanich, iamsinging4him@yahoo.com, jfbelanich@earthlink.net or (937) 233–6217 or Trudy Mentzer at (937) 910-7342
  Where: Southview Family & Child Center, 25 Thorpe Dr Dayton, OH
  Details: Also offers a play group.  Contact for meeting time, date.

  Name: Autism Support Group
  Contact: Amanda Good, Kim Osburn, Nancy Bernotaitis, Co Moderators, bernofam@gmail.com
  Where: Vineyard Church, 4051 Indian Ripple Road, Beavercreek
  Details: Meets the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m.

Morgan County (McConnelsville, Ohio)
  Autism Society of SE Ohio

Morrow County (Mount Gilead, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Central Ohio

Muskingum County (Zanesville, Ohio)
  Name:
National Autism Association, SE
  Contact: Shannon Coconis at 614-580-3699 or sammycoconis32@yahoo.com
  Where:  Genesis Healthcare.  
  Details: Visit their website at www.naaseo.org

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Noble County (Caldwell, Ohio)

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 Ottawa County (Port Clinton, Ohio)
  Autism Society of NW Ohio

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Paulding County (Paulding, Ohio)
  Autism Society of NW Ohio

Perry County (New Lexington, Ohio)
  Autism Society of SE Ohio

Pickaway County (Circleville, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name: Autism Support Group
  Contact: Amy Noltemeyer at 740-983-4366 or dnoltemeyer@msn.com
  Where: 7281 Ashville-Fairfield Rd., Ashville, OH   43103
 Details: Contact for meeting time, date.

Pike County (Waverly, Ohio)

 Portage County (Ravenna, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Greater Akron

  Name: National Autism Association of Northeast Ohio (NAA-NEO)
  Contact: Don Pattison, President, donnieapattison@yahoo.com
  Where: PO Box 221195, Beachwood, Ohio 44122
  Details: Visit their website at www.autismnortheastohio.org

  Name: PARTNERS FOR FULL POTENTIAL AN AURORA PARENT GROUP
  Contact: Vickie Webster at 330-995-4440 or AURORAPFFP@YAHOO.COM
  Where: CHURCH IN AURORA (NEXT TO CITY HALL)
  Details: Contact for meeting time, date.

Preble County (Eaton, Ohio)
  Name:
Autism Support Group
  Contact: Cathy at 937-472-4022 or preblecountyautismgroup@gmail.com
  Where: PO Box 73, Eaton, OH   45320-0073
  Details:
Visit their website at http://pcaasdgroup.tripod.com/1/

Putnam County (Ottawa, Ohio)
  Autism Society of NW Ohio

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Richland County (Mansfield, Ohio)
  Autism Society Support Group – Richland County

  Susan Vousden
  7 Myers Ave
  Shelby, Oh 44875
  nanvousden@gmail.com
  419-347-2475

  Name: Autism Support Group
  Contact: Debbie Melching, 1490 Harding Avenue, Mansfield, Ohio 44906, aawdeb@yahoo.com
  Where: Early Childhood Center, 255 Hedges St., Mansfield Ohio
  Details: 1st Wed of each month at 6:30pm, Contact to confirm

Ross County (Chillicothe, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name: Reaching Out for Autism Research and support (ROARS)
  Contact: Nikki Robison at 772-1871 or Natalee Bryant at (740) 941-1510
  Where: is a local support group for families
  Details: Contact for meeting time, date, location.

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 Sandusky County (Fremont, Ohio)
  Autism Society of NW Ohio

Scioto County (Portsmouth, Ohio)
  Name:
Autism Project of Southern Ohio
  Contact:  Wendy Potts, President at 740-250-0055 home or 740-357-2273 (cell) or 640-354-3891 (work) or winnie2go@hotmail.com or Leah Ann Joyce, VP at dljoyce89@verizon.net or Autism_project_2003@yahoo.com
  Where:
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

 Seneca County (Tiffin, Ohio)
  Name:
Seneca Autism Learning and Support Association
  Contact: Sandy Hallett, slhallett2000@yahoo.com
  Where: Family Learning Center at Sentinal, 797 E. Clinton Road TR 201, Tiffin, OH
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

Shelby County (Sidney, Ohio)
Stark County (Canton, Ohio)
  Name
: Autism Society of Greater Akron/Ohio Stark County Support Group
  Contact:  Melissa Poole, 330-280-2319, poolem4@aol.com or Or contact the Autism Society of Ohio – askASO@autismohio.org or Greater Akron - comment@autismsocietygreaterakron.org
  Where:
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

  Name: Asperger Family Support Group
  Contact: Dana & Malinda Evans- 330-877-1905
  Where: SUMMIT ACADEMY- 2400 CLEVELAND AVE. N.W. CANTON
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

 Summit County (Akron, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Greater Akron

  Autism Society of Ohio, Greater Akron Office ABC (Asperger Boot Camp)
  Contact:
Diana Flasco at dianaray@theartofliving.us or earth101@sbcglobal.net or call at 330-929-7288 or call the Autism Society of Greater Akron.
  Where: Contact to confirm location
  Details: Couples can learn strategies to improve the quality of life for both of them in a relationship. There will be exercises that we will work with in class and at home in between meetings. And we will keep track of our progress as we move toward our goals.   2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month from 7-8:30pm

  Name: ASPIES SUPPORT GROUP
  Contact: Joy Spencer 330-745-5115 or email:  Rreindeer@aol.com
  Where: 2nd floor of the William Considine Professional Building in rooms 5+6 across from the main entrance of Akron Children's Hospital.
  Details:  We offer programs and support to families with kids on the spectrum (Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS and high-functioning Autism). Our meetings our held on the third Tuesdays of the every month from 6:30-8:30pm.  

  Name: ASPIES ADULT SUPPORT GROUP
  Contact: Joy Spencer 330-745-5115 or email:  Rreindeer@aol.com
  Where: 2nd floor of the William Considine Professional Building in rooms 5+6 across from the main entrance of Akron Children's Hospital.
  Details:  Programs and support for adults on the spectrum (Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS and high-functioning Autism). Our meetings our held on the first Thursdays of the every month from 7:00-9:00pm.

  Name: Peak Potential Support Group
  Contact: Holly Reinmann, cell: 267-259-6461, office: 330-405-8776 or email: hreimann@peakpotentialtherapy.com
  Where: Peak Potential
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations or visit their website at http://PeakPotentialTherapy.com

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Trumbull County (Warren, Ohio)

   Autism Society of Tri-County, Ohio

  Name: Parent Exchange Network—Trumbull County 
  Contact: Tiffany Hurlbut
  Where: Aaris Therapy Group, 918 Youngstown Warren Rd, Niles, Ohio 44446
  Details: monthly support meetings with on-going follow up - helping families find resources and bringing in monthly guest speakers

  Name: Under the Umbrella Parent Support and Resource Group for Autism
  Contact: Melanie Johnston at (330) 872-1096.
  Where: The Brew Basket in downtown Newton Falls
  Details: If you have a child affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder, then this is the group for you! We are now forming a new LOCAL group for parents raising children with Autism.

Tuscarawas County (New Philadelphia, Ohio)

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Union County (Marysville, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Central Ohio

  Name: Union County Autism Support Group
  Contact: President, Lynda Nietz  (937) 644-0781 or Laurie Heifner (County Board Facilitator) lheifner@ucbdd.org  or ASG@eMarysville.org  
  Where: Shiloh Chapel, 16435 Square Drive, Marysville, Ohio  43040
  Details: Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at.  Free childcare is provided at the meetings.  The support group meetings are open to anyone wishing to learn more about autism or any and all family members of a child on the autism spectrum.  Speakers are arranged to cover topics ranging from educational goals, alternative therapies as they relate to autism, legislative/advocacy issues, local services available for children with autism and activity ideas for families with children on the autism spectrum.  Visit http://www.emarysville.org/autismsupportgroup/

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Van Wert County (Van Wert, Ohio)
  Autism Society of NW Ohio

Vinton County (McArthur, Ohio)
  Autism Society of SE Ohio

  Name: SEOASA Vinton County Support Group
  NOTE – this group is under the “umbrella” of the SE Ohio Chapter- ASA
  Contact: Wanda Cradlebaugh, 34611 St. Rt. 683, McArthur, OH 45651, 740-596-0965,  wcradlebaugh@yahoo.com
  Where:
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

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Warren County (Lebanon, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati

Washington County (Marietta, Ohio)
  Autism Society of SE Ohio    

  Name: SEOASA Washington County Support Group
NOTE – this group is under the “umbrella” of the SE Ohio Chapter- ASA
  Contact: Masaki Kawakami, masakik@tcmhcs.org, 740-423-8095 (work)
  Where:
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations

  Name: Autism Center of Southeastern Ohio
 
  Contact: Melissa Nething - (740) 373-3781 ext #54
 
  Where: Ewing School, 1701 Colegate Drive, Marietta, OH 45750, support@AutismACSO.org
 
  Details: Contact for meeting time, data and locations, visit their website at www.AutismACSO.org

Wayne County (Wooster, Ohio)
  Autism Society of Greater Akron

 Williams County (Bryan, Ohio)
  Autism Society of NW Ohio

  Name: A.C.T. Now
  Contact: Bonnie Kelly, 419-633-0068,bonnie@autism-behavior-analyst.com
  Where: 404 W. Bryan St.,Bryan, OH   43506
  Details: Contact for meeting time, date and locations

  Name: Special Moms of Special Kids
  Contact: Amy Boyer, 419-636-8854,bry_aca_ab@nwoca.org
  Where: Jumpin’ Beanz Coffee House, W. High St.,Bryan, OH
  Details:
Meets 1st Monday of each month, 5pm-6pm

Wood County (Bowling Green, Ohio)
  Autism Society of NW Ohio

Wyandot County (Upper Sandusky, Ohio)

 

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