CHADD of Montgomery County, Maryland
    offers a variety of programs to support
    you in learning more about AD/HD.  
    Montgomery County CHADD chapter offers:

    * speaker meetings
    * a parent/guardian support group,
    * adult support group,
    * a workplace support group, and
    * Parent to Parent - Family Training on AD/HD

    Date: Speaker meetings are held on the
    fourth Thursday of each month

    Location: Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow
    Hall Drive, Rockville, MD

    Time: 7:15 Meeting registration and social
    7:30 Speaker program
    followed by discussion and informal support.
    Informative materials are available free, on
    loan or to purchase.

    Always check the calendar for meeting dates
    and locations of this group.
    www.chadd-mc.org

    Parent/Guardian support meetings are held
    on the second Thursday  of every month
    (from September - May)
    EXCEPT October and April (due to holidays.)

    Location:  TCRC Annex
    12920 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD
    Time: 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

    Adult support meetings are on the first
    Thursday of each month October - June.

    Location: FIRST Thursday of every month,
    7:15 to 8:45 p.m.
    (no meeting February and April 2011)
    Mid-County Services Center, Rm. 215, 2424
    Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD

    Time: 7:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

    Workplace Support Group  is facilitated by  
    August Spector, Ed.D., who coordinates the
    discussion and provide information, which can
    be of help to participants. These meetings are
    held on Monday nights. Check the calendar for
    specific dates.
    www.chadd-mc.org

    Location: La Madeline Cafe,
    11858 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
    Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Always check the calendar for meeting dates
    and locations of this group. www.chadd-mc.org

* Expressive Therapy Center,
    Stephanie Natter, M.A., ATR, CGP
    Director, 14808 Physicians Lane Suite 111,
    Rockville, MD 20850,  301-869-1017, x1
    www.expressivetherapycenter.com

    Expressive Therapy Center, LLC, is a mental
    health agency that offers individual, couples,
    group and family therapy as well as
    psychological/ psycho-educational testing.  We
    offer a wide array of social skills and support
    groups for all ages, including social skills
    groups for kids with autism/aspergers and
    other special needs. Groups use art and
    movement therapy as well as traditional
    therapeutic approaches.  ETC has offices in
    Rockville, Chevy Chase, and McLean, Virginia.  
    We have a team of 12 clinicians with various
    backgrounds, experiences, and licensure, and
    can accommodate most families' needs.  Feel
    free to visit our website at www.
    expressivetherapycenter.com. To discuss your
    particular needs and/or schedule an initial
    assessment, please call 301-869-1017, ext. 1.

    Learning Disabilities Association of
    Montgomery County (LDAMC)

    The Parent Connection is a guided, peer-support
    group for parents of children with learning
    disabilities. This group is open and free to the
    community. It is sponsored by the Learning
    Disabilities Association of Montgomery County
    (LDAMC) and is not sponsored by, associated
    with, or endorsed by Montgomery County Public
    Schools or Montgomery County Government.
    For more information, or to RSVP, please
    contact us at 301-933-1076 or
    ldamcpc@yahoo.com

    Sept. 2011 - May 2012, TBA. Monthly
    For Our Kids, For Ourselves - Northwest DC,
    $250. Parents of children with ADHD, sensory
    processing disorder, or other related diagnosis
    and who want to connect with other parents who
    share similar experiences are invited to join
    this group facilitated by Michelle Buzgon,
    certified life coach and group facilitator.
    Sunrise Senior Living, 5111 Connecticut Ave,
    NW, Washington, D.C. Sponsored by For Our
    Kids, For Ourselves, Jaime Selvin,
    adhdparentsforum@yahoo.com,  health.groups.
    yahoo.com/group/ForOurKids_ForOurselves

    Sept. 2011 - May 2012, TBA. Monthly
    For Our Kids, For Ourselves - Woodmoor
    Support Group, $250. Parents of children with
    ADHD, sensory processing disorder, or other
    related diagnosis and who want to connect with
    other parents who share similar experiences are
    invited to join this group facilitated by Dr.
    Judith Glasser, . Woodmoor/Indian Springs
    (location TBA). Sponsored by For Our Kids,
    For Ourselves, Jaime Selvin,
    adhdparentsforum@yahoo.com,  health.groups.
    yahoo.com/group/ForOurKids_ForOurselves/.

    Sept. 2011 - May 2012, TBA. Monthly
    For Our Kids, For Ourselves - Parents of
    Teens Support Group, $250. Parents of teens
    with ADHD, sensory processing disorder, or
    other related diagnosis and who want to connect
    with other parents who share similar
    experiences are invited to join this group.
    Location TBA. Sponsored by For Our Kids, For
    Ourselves, Jaime Selvin,
    adhdparentsforum@yahoo.com, http://health.
    groups.yahoo.
    com/group/ForOurKids_ForOurselves

    The Montgomery County Maryland Chapter
    of the Autism Society of America

    MCASA Parent Support Group Meetings

    Our Parent Support Group meets the second
    Thursday of every month from
    7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Twinbrook
    Recreational Center, 12920 Twinbrook
    Parkway, Rockville 20851 during the school
    year and follows MCPS inclement weather
    closings. We do not meet during the summer.   

    Call Liz at 301-924-2211 for more information,
    www.autismmontgomerycounty.com.

    Sibshops

    The Arc of Montgomery County, in
    conjunction with Mt. Washington Pediatric
    Hospital and Abilities Network, will once again
    be hosting Sibshops.  Sibshops is a program in
    which siblings of children with special needs
    have the opportunity to meet and interact with
    other children in the same situation.  The
    program is designed for siblings who are 8-13
    years old.  The program meets one Sunday per
    month from 1-5 pm, in the conference room at
    The Arc of Montgomery County at 11600 Nebel
    Street, Rockville, MD 20852.

    For more information, or to register, call
    410-578-5169.

    MCTrans - Montgomery County Transitioning
    Young Adults (over 17), www.mctransitions.org
    Location: Arc of Montgomery County,
    11600 Nebel Street Rockville, MD 20852

    Planned for the 2nd Thursday evening
    7:30p.m.-9 p.m. at the Arc of Montgomery
    County.  We want to focus on Employment and
    issues around developing job skills and finding
    employment for our adults with disabilities.

    We have over 230 members on our McTrans e-
    group and always looking for new ways to help
    our families and adult children with disabilities
    be the best that they can be.   
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