Parenting a child with a disability comes with both challenges and successes. Join us for a safe space to share your experiences and connect with like-minded parents to build a community of support. We will share information, ideas, and resources for parenting a child with special needs. Group Facilitator, Kristen Costa, has two children, one… More Supporting Ourselves and Loved ones with disabilities through Authenticity Camaraderie and Empowerment (S.O.L.A.C.E.)
The Merrimack Friars Club is a non-profit service organization dedicated to serving the local community of adults with special needs through organized sports and social activities. Based in Southern New Hampshire, the Friars organization takes pride in offering extracurricular opportunities to its members. These opportunities help the individuals enhance their self-esteem, improve their social skills,… More Greater Merrimack Special Needs Youth Group
A way for young adults with disabilities, primarily Autism, to connect with each other and to have fun. Membership is open to those 17 and older. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. Location: Derry Public Library, Meeting Room B For more information, contact Lucie Dufresne at Lucie.Dufresne@comcast.net
This support group is for parents, guardians, stepparents or caregivers of a child with special needs and /or with chronic health conditions. It meets every third Wednesday of the month from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Monadnock Developmental Services in Keene. For more details and information contact Lisa Cresta at (603) 785-5158.
MDA Parent’s Clubhouse, (Supporting parents with children with neurological illnesses) – Held at Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital located at 70 Butler Street, Salem. Meets the 2nd Tuesday each month 6:30-7:30 p.m. Contact: Erin Morin at (603) 471-2722 or Emorin@mdausa.org. Please note meetings are cancelled if there are no RSVP’s.
For parents of children with special needs, this group meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at Rochester Community Center, 150 Wakefield St., Rochester. (They meet in the School Conference Room 1). For more information contact Betsy Carroll, Recreation and Parent Support Coordinator, at (603) 516-9300.