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Autism Society of Greater Orlando
Current information on Autism & scheduled family events. 407/855-0235 or www.asgo.org.

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) UCF
Information, training and support groups for Autism, PDD, & Asperger. 407/737-2566 (Spanish Ext. 51) or 888/558-1908. www.ucf-card.org. or Spanish, airodrig@mail.ucf.edu

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:00PM-7:30PM at Dream Lake Elementary School at 800 N Wells St, Apopka FL, 32712. There is no cost to attend the meeting. We do not provide childcare. If you have any questions, please email Chad Houvouras at orlando@chadd.net

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida
Information, support, and family activities. 407/540-1211. www.dsacf.org

Hands & Voices
A New Place to Connect . A new web-based bulletin board designed for parents of children who are deaf/hard of hearing . www.flhv.org 

Joyful Journey Mom
https://www.facebook.com/JoyfulJourneyBlog/ is a space dedicated to parenting, adoption and special needs. Here you will find a family’s personal story of how they came to be, their children with disabilities and also practical resources for adoption and special needs. 

NAMI Greater Orlando. Education, support & recreation for families of those with mental illness. 407/253-1900. www.namigo.org.

Orlando Brain Injury Support Group
Our Mission is to Build Brain Injury Awareness through knowledge and partnership.
The Main Purpose of the Orlando Brain Injury Support Group is to provide a safe environment where Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) survivors can give each other support, share their individual needs and establish friendships by meeting others who face similar challenges. We have educational speakers from the community. We share community resource information and plan recreational time. It is important to help build brain injury awareness for 350,000 people that live in Florida with TBI and for the veterans that sustained a TBI in the war. Together we can each build a strong link in the chain of TBI recovery through friendship and support.http://tbisn.org/group/httpwwworlandobraininjurysupportorg 

Parents Offering Wisdom Enrichment and Resources (POWER)
Support group for families of children with neurobiological brain disorders such as ADHD, Aspergers, early on-set Bipolar Disorder. Meets at 6:30pm the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Beardall Senior Center, 800 Delaney Ave., Orlando 3280l, and at 6:30pm the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Bridges Academy, 894 Gary Hillery Dr., Winter Springs 32708. Questions? 407/253-1900, www.namigo.org or, 407/857-8107. mhott@cfl.rr.com or nominismom@bellsouth.net

Putting the Pieces Together (PTPT)
PTPT is an informal group for families of children and adults with Special Needs. Our goal is to raise awareness, make informed decisions and advocate on their behalf while helping them to be loving, independent and as productive as they can be. Piece by piece we are “Putting the Pieces Together.” We meet on the second Saturday of every month from 10:00 am to noon at:

Faith United Methodist Church, 1411 North Dean Road, Orlando, Florida 32825. For more information email ptptinfo@yahoo.com or visit www.ptpt-orlando.net 

Spina Bifida Association of Central Florida
Information, support, and family activities.www.spinabifidaassociation.org 407-248-9210 mailto:sbacfl@ymail.com

Tourette Syndrome Support Group of Central Florida. Meets at Orlando Regional Medical Center, 1414 Kuhl Ave., Orlando, FL 32806. For meeting dates and times, contact Gigi Paul, 407/656-1302 or tempest@cfl.rr.com