Support Group for Parents with Autistic Children

This group will be facilitated by an Allegiance therapist and feature monthly guest speakers and educational content to empower, equip and encourage parents and caregivers.

Allegiance Behavior Health Services is pleased to begin a support group for parents with children who have been diagnosed with autism. This group will be facilitated by an Allegiance therapist and feature monthly guest speakers and educational content to empower, equip and encourage parents and caregivers.

The first monthly meeting will take place Thursday, April 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Community Room of the Allegiance Specialty Center, 1201 E. Michigan Ave. in Jackson. Parents or caregivers of autistic children of any age are welcome to attend. Participants will be invited to suggest topics or services related to autism that they would like to learn about in future meetings. There is no charge to join this support group.

For questions or more information, please contact Kathleen Mahoney, LMSW, at (517) 788-4730, ext. 5099.

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