Support groups, Facebook groups and parent blogs

You can connect with other parents in face-to-face support groups, or in online groups like Facebook.

Look up parent support groups in our Resource Directory:

  • Click on it above or find it in Tools at the top of the website. 

  • Put in your zip code and choose Autism Spectrum Disorder as the primary diagnosis.

  • Then choose Parent & Caregiver Support.

To find Facebook groups, click on the underlined links below:

(Each will open in a new tab or screen!)

Exceptional Lives Louisiana Facebook Group

  • LA parents sharing information. Moderated by group leader to ensure a safe respectful environment.

List of Autism Facebook Groups 

  • Find the one that fits your needs: information, stories and tips from other parents, and even humor!

Blogs are also a good way to connect with other parents. Here's one to start with, and you can search for others:

Making Sense of a New Autism Diagnosis

  • A short piece by a parent about starting this journey.

 

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