Area Support Groups
Please call and verify times and dates as they are subject to change.
Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati has 2 support groups. Group One, A Networking Group for Adults with Asperger Syndrome and High Function Autism is held the second and fourth Sunday of each month from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Kenwood Baptist Church, 8341 Kenwood Rd. (parlor room on 2nd floor) in Cincinnati. Group two, A Support Group for Family Members of Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and HIgh Functioning Autism is held on the second Thursday of each month from 7:30 -9:00 p.m. at the Kenwood Baptist Church (parlor room on 2nd floor), 8341 Kenwood Rd. in Cincinnati. Please contact the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati for more information on these groups. Download information.
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention / Hyperactivity Disorder) meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month at First Baptist Church of Mason (735 Reading Rd.) from 7 -10 p.m. Speakers talk for 75 minutes followed by discussion and support. A $3.00 donation is requested for non CHADD members. For more information call 513-459-6080.
A Peer Support Group sponsored by the Butler County National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Butler County Family and Children First Council has been formed. They meet the second Tuesday of every month from 7 - 9 p.m. at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 4601 Fairfield Ave. in Fairfield. Questions call Lynda at 513-887-5519.
Epilepsy Support Group of Butler County meets the 4th Thursday of the month at Janet Clemmons Center, 282 Fair Ave. in Hamilton from 6:00 -7:30.
Parents Anonymous helps parents or caregivers deal with the stress of raising children. The meetings are co-led by parents and a professionally trained facilitator and welcome anyone involved in parenting a child. The group meets every Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the YMCA, 244 Dayton St., Hamilton. For more information call 863-6129.
Asperger's Syndrome, PDD and High Functioning Autism support group meets the first Monday of every month at Christ United Methodist Church, 3440 Shroyer Rd. in Kettering at 7 p.m. Free childcare is provided by the church. For more information, or to be added to the groups mailing list call Audrey at 937-433-4505.
TS (Tourette Syndrome) Plus center located at Cincinnati Children's Hospital satellite in Mason will offer the latest information on Tourette Syndrome to families. Various featured speakers will present the last Friday of each month. For more information please contact Cindy at 513-677-0075 or 1-800-543-2675 for a list of times and speakers.
Tourette Syndrome Support Group in Dayton offers education and support to parents of children with Tourette Syndrome. Group meets quarterly. For times and more information call 937-641-3497.
Cystic Fibrosis Parent Support Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7:00 -8:30 at Children Medical Center in Dayton. Call 937-641-3440 for more information.
Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association (MVDSA) meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6 - 8:30 p.m. at the Job Center, 1133 Edwin C. Moses Blvd. in Dayton. All family members are invited to attend. Family membership in the group costs only $15 a year.
Parent of BiPolar Children Support Group meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Sabin Education Center at 3333 Burnett Ave., 2nd floor, rooms D-24 and D-25. Call Pam 513-467-0423 for more information.
Dynmoc Duos User Support Group meets at Bobbi Fairfax School, 4999 Kingsley from 6 - 8 p.m. in Cincinnati. For further information call Sue at 513-241-2600.
Deaf Kids Club sponsored by Community Services for the Deaf provides recreational opportunities for deal kids and teens throughout the Dayton area. The group meets at the Dayton Deaf Club on Valley St. For more information contact Michelle at 937-640-8032.
Downs Syndrome Society of Greater Cincinnati has numerous support groups available for parents and grandparents. Call 513-761-5400 for more information and a complete listing.