Support Groups

Support Groups

Morning Support Group *Note this group is currently in hiatus.*
Do you have a child that is newly diagnosed with ASD or other developmental disability?
Do you have a school-age child (ages 12 & under)? Meet with other parents to discuss, share and connect. You will learn about information & resources, educational advocacy and become empowered. This group will meet on the first Thursday of each month from 9:30-11:00am at The Arc of South Norfolk.
For more information, contact Brian Clark: 781-762-4001 x310 or bclark@arcsouthnorfolk.org

Teenage Transition Support Group
Parents of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and/or ASD meet with other parents to informally share experiences & information regarding the issues you may face during the teenage years (ages 13 to 18). Held the second Thursday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm.
For more information, contact Tessa Cannata: 781-762-4001 x303 or tcannata@arcsouthnorfolk.org

Dads Group
Dads who have children with ASD & related Developmental Disabilities meet regularly during the school year to connect, learn information & provide mutual support around issues unique to fathers. Held on a Tuesday night each month from 7:15-9:00pm @ The Arc of South Norfolk in the Lifeworks’ end conference room. Facilitator: Jerry Jacobs, parent and Social Worker.
For more information, contact John Kelly: 617-868-4858 x206

Grandparents’ Support Group
We invite you to join this very special group to discuss your experiences, share information, resources and hear invited speakers. This group meets the third Thursday of the month from 9:30-11:30am @ The Arc of South Norfolk, 789 Clapboardtree St, Westwood MA
For more information, please contact Lucy Erhard: 508-543-7057 or laerhard@comcast.net

Residential Support Group
Parents of children in a residential placement come together to discuss issues and provide support for one another. This group meets quarterly, Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00pm (Next meeting April 4th)
For more information, contact Nancy Borr: 781-762-4001 x412 or nborr@arcsouthnorfolk.org