Resource Documents

The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans has several documents available containing numerous resources to support individuals with Autism and their families. They include the following and can be view by clicking on each title.

Families Helping Families Resource Centers

Families Helping Families is a statewide network of ten family-directed and family-staffed regional resource centers which provide information on all types of services, goods, technologies, and activities that improve the quality of life in the community; help individuals understand their rights and how to advocate for themselves; and lend support from someone “who has been there.”

Regional Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD)

Support Groups

A + Autism Support Group

Contact Name: Andi Chauvin
Phone: 504-737-8954

Chase Answers Parent Support Group.

For caregivers of those diagnosed with Autism/ADD/ADHD provides support as well as information on biomedical treatments used for those diagnosed with ASD. A guest speaker may be invited some months to educate on a related topic. They meet the 3rd Saturday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, 444 Metairie Rd., Metairie, LA. Please contact chaseanswers@gmail.com for more information and topic of upcoming meeting.

New Orleans Adult Aspergers/High-Functioning Autism Meet-Up Meet and Greet

A group for people who are diagnosed or self-diagnosed with Adult Asperger’s/High-Functioning Autism that are interested in a peer group for sharing stories, providing resources and finding a safe place to give and get support. They meet once a month on Saturday mornings, or more frequently if they want to organize outings.

Website: http://www.meetup.com/Adult-Aspergers-High-Functioning-Autism-Meetup
Email: adultaspergersNOLA@gmail.com

Slidell Morning ASD Support Meeting

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. For more info contact agaliano@soarwithautism.org.

Slidell Memorial Hospital Parenting Center
2nd floor Classroom, SMH Wellness Pavilion
501 Robert Ave Blvd., Slidell, LA

Tangipahoa Morning ASD Support Meeting

Meets the 1st Monday of every month from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. For more information, contact: abrumfield@soarwithautism.org.

Crossroads Church
1006 North Oak St.
Hammond, LA

St. Tammany ASD Support Meeting

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon. For more information, contact gsternfels@soarwithautism.org.

SOAR office
306 Pine St.
Madisonville, LA

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