Support Group Information

  • The Parent Mentors Parent to Parent Support group is an informal gathering of parents with children who have some kind of special need or disability. We meet monthly at Kelly's Cafe (1661 Pearl Rd) in the Drug Mart Plaza on Pearl Road, and exchange stories, ideas and information. Our meeting time and dates are listed below for the 2019-2020 school year.. Anyone is welcome to attend. For questions or more info, please call the Parent Mentor Office. We look forward to seeing you there!

    Meeting Dates for 2019- 20 school year:

     September 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
    October 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am
    November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
    January 23, 2020 @ 9:30 am
    February 27, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
    March 19, 2020 @ 9:30 am
    April 23, 2020 @ 9:30 am
    Check out Kelly's Cafe website at

  • Webcasts & Virtual Support Groups:
    *On the Third Thursday of each month, OCALI offers an online information webcast for families of children and adults with developmental disabilities. You'll learn from experts in the field and from parents as they discuss a wide range of topics and identify resources to help families.  go to
    *Dual Diagnosis: Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder. The DSACO sponsors a monthy virtual chat room for parents of children with DS and Autism (DS-ASD). Contact Regina Parker at DSACO at or 614-263-6020 for more information. 

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