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October 31, 2013 | Family Resource Navigator

The Waynesboro support group for autism and special needs

Contact: Teressa Joiner at (540) 649-1897

Shenandoah Valley Autism Partnership (SVAP)

Lunch Bunch networking and sharing support group the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  For more information, contact Karen McCormick 540-705-5126, Sally Chappel 540-568-8095 or e-mail svap [at] valleyautism [dot] org. Information obtained from www.valleyautism.org.

The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham (HR ARC)

Parent-to-Parent is a program consisting of parents that have a child with autism and are professionally trained to provide support to other parents.

Teenage/Adult Canteen is a supervised activity for individuals ages 14 and up.

Respite Provider Training is available as well as a list of certified respite providers in the community.

For further details regarding any of these programs, please contact the HR ARC at (540) 434-2469 or harc [at] rica [dot] net. Information obtained from  www.hrarc.org

FIRST Fridays of each month: Parents with a child with a disability

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
500 Park Street, Charlottesville
Entrance at back of the parking lot, near the extended portico Senior High room, first door on right Beverages provided

SPONSORS:
Charlottesville Region Autism Action Group and Blue Ridge Care Connection for Children
Contact info:
Carol: ch2xa [at] virginia [dot] edu or 434-924-8685
Jess: CRAAG1 [at] gmail [dot] com or 434-466-7511

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