Below is a collection of support groups that we have been made aware of. If you know of any support groups in Lee County that are not currently listed, please let CARD know.
Lee County Support Groups
My Autism Connection, Inc.
Location:8359 Beacon Blvd. Suite 311 Ft. Myers, FL 33907
Contact Name:Kaitlyn Shaker
Contact Phone: 239-201-8133
Date/Time: Member activity hours vary
Who: Group Members: 18-50 yrs old with a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder; Aspergers Syndrome or high-functioning autism. Meetings for skill building lessons to include social interactions are held continuously throughout the month. Our PEERS program is held when school is in session and is for motivated teens who would essentially like to learn how to make friends and keep them.
Description: Our mission is to provide opportunities for individuals with Aspergers and High Functioning Autism within the Autism Spectrum Disorder to develop skills towards independence in the community while building healthy relationships.
SW FL Autism Spectrum Support Group
Location:Christ Community Church, 4050 Colonial Blvd, Ft. Myers, FL
Contact Phone: 239-910-0712
Date/Time: Saturdays 1pm to 3pm
Who: Parents of children with ASD
Description: Parent support group facilitated by MSW. Children's group facilitated by BCBAs.