Aspergers Support Groups: Mississippi

Mississippi
Central Mississippi Autism Support Group
We provide support, information, and advocacy for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families in Central Mississippi.
Pam Dollar
149 Dry Creek Road
Magee, MS 39111
Call: 601-594-9314
Fax #: 601-849-3981
Email Address: pkdollar@bellsouth.net

The Autism Spectrum Support Group
We meet on the second Thursday of each month at the Pine Belt Family YMCA from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. This group serves families with kids in the broad spectrum. The support group primarily studies and discusses research, treatments, and therapies believed to be relevant to the treatment of kids in the spectrum. IDS assists, supports, and sponsors this activity. Child care is provided (at no cost) by Southern Miss students at the YMCA while parents meet.
Michelle Larrow, Ph.D
Institute for Disability Studies
Hattiesburg, MS
Call: 601-288-4918
Margie Cox, L.C.S.W.

Institute for Disability Studies
Hattiesburg, MS
Call: 601-266-5163

The Arc / Mississippi Association for the Rights of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
7 Lakeland Circle, Suite 600
Jackson, MS 39202
Call: 601-982-1180 or 800-717-1180
Email Address: matt@arcms.org
Visit Website: www.arcms.org

The Arc of Lowndes County
A volunteer organization made up of parents and professionals dedicated to supporting (IEP’s, IDEA), educating, and empowering individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Norma Jones or Leslie Junkin
P.O. Box 5387
Columbus, MS 39704
Call: 662-245-1323 or 662-327-2965
Email Address: arclowndescounty@hotmail.com

EMPOWER Community Resource Center
Educational rights-community based non-profit organization which plays an important role in the evolution of standards-based school reform and the potential for improving the quality of education for kids in the Delta area of Mississippi.
Agnes Johnson
P.O. Box 1733
Greenville, MS 38702-1733
Call: 800-337-4852 or 882-332-4852
Fax #: 662-332-1622
Email Address: empower@suddenlinkmail.com

Gulf Coast Autism Support Network
A support group for family and friends of individuals with autism. Meets the second Monday of each month at the Ocean Springs Hospital Library from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.
Patty Gautier
5908 Tolar Road
Moss Point, MS 39562
Call: 228-588-3016
Email Address: pattygautier@yahoo.com

TEAAM (Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi)
A support group for family and friends of individuals with autism. Meets the second Monday of each month at the Ocean Springs Hospital Library from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.

P.O. Box 213
Newton, MS 39345
Call: 601-683-4200
Email Address: myeager@cmrc.state.ms.us
Visit Website: www.TEAAM.org

One Response to Aspergers Support Groups: Mississippi

  1. Gina Hutson says:

    I believe my 12 year old son has slight Aspergers. We live in Greenwood, MS. Who should I talk to? He is a straight A student, but has had a few outbursts since school has started this year.

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