Support group for caregivers of children with autism meets August 11

chairsNIU’s School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders is coordinating a support group for caregivers of children (from birth through age 22) with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic.

This support group will provide caregivers a place to discuss their personal experiences and hear presentations from speakers on topics ranging from educational, legal, medical, mental, transitional and adaptive challenges for families of children with ASD.

Meetings are planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at 3100 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. The next meeting is Aug. 11.

Refreshments will be served. Childcare and activities will be provided; feel free to bring the whole family.

For more information, call (815) 753-1664 or email dfannin@niu.edu.

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