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Parent Support Groups

  1. Phoenix Valley Parents Autism Group (PVPAG)
  2. East Valley Parent Group
  3. East Valley Autism Network (EVAN)
  4. East Valley Autism Support Group for Spanish-Speakers
  5. West Valley Autism Parent Support Group
  6. Support Group for Adults with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger's
  7. Asperger Parent Network
  8. Council for Jews with Special Needs
  9. Ask Now Arizona Special Kids Network of Women
  10. Fountain Hills, In Teaching Our Unique Children (FH-InTOUCH)
  11. Fragile X Society of Arizona
  12. Gilbert Autism Parents support group (SANE)
  13. East Valley Autism Biomedical Connections (ABC)
  14. Phoenix HFA/Asperger Family Network
  15. Guys Group

Phoenix Valley Parents Autism Group (PVPAG)

This group is all parents of children with autism spectrum disorders. They meet the 4th Tuesday of the month at Coco's restaurant at Paradise Valley Mall.
Contact information:
- Phone: (480) 585-9312
- Contact: Cynthia Macluskie
- Email: cynthia.marksmom@cox.net
- Meets: 4th Tuesday of each month from 7pm to 9pm
- Current agenda: click here
- Meeting location: Coco's at 4514 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7702
- Location via MapQuest: (click here to view location) or (click here to generate directions from home)

East Valley Parent Group

This group is for all parents of children with autism. Meets the first Tuesday of every month.
Contact information:
- Phone: (480) 632-5719
- Contact: Janet Kirwan
- Email: janet@autismcenter.org
- Meets: 1st Tuesday of each month

East Valley Autism Network (EVAN)

This group is for all parents of children with autism. Meets the third Tuesday of every month.
Contact information:
- Contact: Melissa at melissavanhook@hotmail.com; Holly at hreycraft@cox.net; or Katie at wridetribe@cox.net
- Meets: 3rd Tuesday of each month
- Blog: eastvalleyautismnetwork.blogspot.com/p/evan-meetings.html

East Valley Autism Support Group for Spanish-Speakers

Group meets with experts from different fields related to autism. Group shares valuable information and offers support to families.
Contact information:
- Phone: (480) 831-1009
- Contact: Alberto Serpias
- Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each month

West Valley Autism Parent Support Group

Contact information:
- Phone: (623) 572-5289
- Contact: Shelly V.
- Email: shellyvin@cox.net
- Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7-9pm
- Location: New Life Community Church located at 8155 W Thunderbird Rd. Peoria AZ 85381.

Support Group for Adults with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger's

Contact information:
- Tempe Contact: trish_crew@yahoo.com
- Phoenix Contact: Tom at (602) 340-8717
- Tuscon Contact: Newport at jwholphin48@aol.com, (520)770-1591

Asperger Parent Network

Resource for families and professionals in the Greater Phoenix Area. Monthly meetings, e-group and web site.
Contact information:
- Webpage: www.apn.150m.com
- Phone: 480-759-6329
- Contact: Carolyn Warden

Council for Jews with Special Needs

Provides a range of services.
Contact information:
- Address: 12701 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 205 Scottsdale, AZ 85254
- Webpage: www.cjsn.org
- Phone: (480)-629-5343
- Email: info@cjsn.org

Ask Now Arizona Special Kids Network of Women

A support group for women with special needs children to get together and discuss many topics including therapies, treatments, school, camps and more.
Contact information:
- Webpage: www.ask-now.net
- Phone: 480-296-3714
- Meets: 1st Wednesday of the month, 7pm, Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Hospital Conference Center.
- Email: kimrinehart@cox.net

Fountain Hills, In Teaching Our Unique Children (FH-InTOUCH)

A support group for parents and caregivers of special needs children living in Fountain Hills.
Contact information:
- Webpage: members.cox.net/fhintouch
- Meets: Monthly, 2nd Thursday, 1pm; Additional evening meetings and events scheduled periodically
- Email: fhintouch@cox.net

Fragile X Society of Arizona

Provides information on Fragile X.
Contact information:
- Address: 3418 W. Lucia Drive Phoenix, AZ 85085
- Phone: (623) 587-7580/(602) 502-4765
- Email: azfragilex@gmail.com
- Webpage: www.fragilex.org/html/arizona.htm

Gilbert Autism Parents support group (SANE)

Gilbert Autism Parents support group called S.A.N.E. (Supporting Autism Now through Education).
Contact information:
- Address: Gilbert, AZ 85296
- Phone: (480) 782-8960
- Email: wridetribe@cox.net

East Valley Autism Biomedical Connections (ABC)

ABC is an East Valley support group for parents who are using or are interested in learning more about biomedical interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Meetings will include information to reduce toxins, address GI function and improve the nutrition and health of children with autism. Come and share resources, recipes and research updates. This group promotes learning and discussion of improving children's outcomes. We exist to share options with parents and we desire to establish a supportive community for parents using any type of biomedical interventions.
Contact information:
- Webpage: autismbiomedicalconnections.synthasite.com
- Email: autismbiomedicalconnections@gmail.com
- Meets: 2nd Tuesday of every month

Phoenix HFA/Asperger Family Network

Phoenix High Functioning Autism/Asperger Family Network, meets at Scottsdale Bible Church. It's all about our kids! This group help's to share information...what works, what doesn't. LIFE ISSUES IN A TOLERANT ATMOSPHERE
Contact information:
- Webpage: www.phoenixautism.com
- Email: hfautism@cox.net

Guys Group

This group is for men from all around the valley who have someone in their life affected by autism. They meet the 3rd Monday of the every month at Cooperstown near America West Arena.
Contact information:
- Phone: (480) 748-8620
- Contact: Jason Geroux
- Email: jgeroux@insight.com
- Meets: 3rd Monday of each month

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