ASK (Absolutely Special Kids). Parents who have children who may or may not have special needs who have banded together to share and have a good time in a relaxed setting. It functions as the PTA for UCP [United Cerebral Palsy] Childrens Center; they have an inclusive program for children 6 months to pre-K as well as an after school program. Both programs are for children with and without disabilities. Call Carla at 704-522-9912 ext 0 Mon-Fri 7:30a-5:30p.
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder). CHADD has two meetings at the same time and the same place; one is for parents and teachers and the other is for adults living with ADHD. The groups share information, mutual emotional support, and learn of new resources and developments. Call for a detailed recorded upate at 704-551-9120 any time any day. http://www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=620&p=about
CHEA - Charlotte Home Educators Association. CHEA has multiple groups around Charlotte and surrounding counties for parents who are educating, or who are considering educating, their children at home. Please check the website for important details. No phone contacts are available for this group. http://www.cheaonline.com/
Learning Disabilities Association (Inactive). For decades we have had a chapter of LDA in Charlotte; they were the first group we listed back in 1989. The group assisted hundreds and hundreds of parents who felt lost with a gazillion questions about raising their children. A few years ago the group ceased meeting. Please check the other groups listed in this category; of course, if you want more personal service, please contact us. No phone contacts are available for this group.