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Adults on the Autism Spectrum – Monthly Support Group Meeting

Join other adults on the autism spectrum in Little Rock to support each other! The group meets one Saturday each month. No registration or RSVP is required. It is free to attend. If you can, please support the venue by ordering a coffee or your favorite beverage.

  • May 18
  • June 22
  • additional 2024 dates to be determined

River City Coffee (in Hillcrest)
2913 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, AR 72205

10:30AM to 12 Noon

Lud Kozlowski
Call: 502-791-5835 (leave a voicemail, Lud will call you back)

Adults on the autism spectrum – are you having trouble getting your thoughts out at work or about work situations? Do you feel like others speak another language and don’t make sense? Need a break from your family or usual tribe? Join this support group for discussion or just to listen.

What is a support group?

A support group is a gathering of people facing common issues to share what’s troubling them. Through the sharing of experiences, they’re able to offer support, encouragement, and comfort to the other group members, and receive the same in return.

When you’re going through a challenging or traumatic time, family members and friends may sympathize, but they don’t always know what to say or the best ways to help. Doctors and health professionals may sometimes offer minor emotional support, but their primary focus is always medical.

Support groups are developed to join people together who are dealing with similar difficult circumstances. Whatever issues you or a loved one are facing, the best medicine can often be the voice of people who have walked in your shoes.

A support group offers a safe place where you can get information that’s practical, constructive, and helpful. You’ll have the benefit of encouragement, and you’ll learn more about coping with your problems through shared experiences. Hearing from others facing similar challenges can also make you feel less alone in your troubles.

Attending a support group is an act of advocacy. Want to learn more about advocacy? Check out our page on the subject here.