Get Involved - Support Groups
Monthly support group meetings for families, usually first Thursday. Meetings are at Robert Young Mental Health Center, 4600 3rd Avenue, Moline, IL. Meetings begin at 5; 30 p.m. Contact Kathy Doherty at 309-269-4133. There is no charge to attend. Child care is available with advance notice.
Young Adult Support Group
Contact Dr. Theresa Schlabach (563) 333-6279 or SchlabachTheresa@sau.edu St. Ambrose University 1320 W. Lombard St., Davenport, Iowa 52804
Social support group for young adults with autism. It is called the YES! Support Group (Young, Exuberant, Spectrumites). It meets the first Friday of each month at 6:30 p.m. with locations changing depending on the activity. There is no charge to attend.
Autism Society hosts support meetings in Illinois Quad-Cities
The Autism Society of the Quad Cities will host monthly support and education meetings for Illinois members and other interested people on the first Tuesday of each month from 6-7 p.m. The meetings will begin in January at the Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline, Ill. For more information, call Cheryl or Rick Ramirez at (309) 764-0106 or (800) 813-0392. Purpose of meetings: Emotional support, resource referrals and connections for Individual Education Plans (IEP) assistance.