ASO Region 7
Serving Lane County www.asolanecounty.org
If you have a question, comment, or concern that you’d like to share with your Region 7 Reps, please GIVE US A CALL or use the form at the bottom of this page to send us an email.
ASO Sponsored Support Groups:
Social Skills Class and Social Activity (Eugene): For adults on the spectrum who can get around independently in the community. The class and activities take place on alternating months. On ODD-numbered months,the group meets from 6:30-8:00pm and votes on an event or activity which then takes place on theEVEN-numbered months. The Social Skills Class is free; the Autism Society of Oregon helps pay for the fees and other expenses for the social activities. For more information, please call Mary-Minn Sirag (541) 689-2228. (Co-Sponsored by the Autism Society of Oregon and KindTree-Autism Rocks)
Other Support Groups & Activities:
Bridgeway House is excited to partner with Kindtree in welcoming our families to Family Swim @ Tamarack ! Our upcoming dates are: October 9, 2016, 1:00-3:00pm November 13, 2016, 1:00-3:00pm January 15, 2017, 1:00-3:00pm February 12, 2017, 1:00-3:00pm March 12, 2017, 1:00-3:00pm Suggested family donation $10.00. All Kindtree and Bridgeway House community welcome!
Autism Support Group: For Higher Functioning Adults and Young People with Autism or Aspergers (Eugene)- Meets the 2nd Monday of the every month from 4:30-6:00 pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 13th and Pearl, Eugene. For more information, please call before attending: Kind Tree – Autism Rocks!)(Sponsored by
Parent Support Group (Eugene)–Meets every other Thursday from 7-8:30 pm at Bridgeway House, 555 E. 15th Avenue, Eugene. We offer a support group for parents and caregivers of children with autism. All parents and guardians are invited to attend. No registration is necessary. Childcare is available, but please callBridgeway House at in advance if needed. Check our website or facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Bridgeway-House-68813469712/ for the most current information.
Mothers with Daughters on the Spectrum Support Group (Eugene)– We offer a support group for mothers with daughters on the autism spectrum. ContactBridgeway House at to preregister for this group. Meets at Bridgeway House, 555 E. 15th Avenue, Eugene.
Game Club (Eugene)-meets on the 2nd & 4th Friday of each month, from 6:30-9:00 pm, at Bridgeway House, 555 E. 15th Avenue, Eugene. For children ages 12 and older $3.00 per person, pizza and soda provided.
The Arc of Lane County (Springfield)- Offers in-home respite services for caregivers of children or adults experiencing a disability. For more information about In-Home Respite, please contact Sunshine Bodey at (541)914-3502 or email email@example.com . See also- http://www.arclane.org/services/home-respite/
Specialized Advocacy (Eugene)- Specialized Advocacy provides the opportunity to build independent living skills, social skills, and appropriate supports for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We offer a variety of fun group activities in the community. See our website Specialized Advocacy or call (541)684-3961.
Wednesday Support Group (Eugene)- Offered to anyone identifying as having a disability seeking support. Meets every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 pm at LILA (Lane Independent Living Alliance) 20 East 13th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401. Call http://www.lilaoregon.org/programs.htmlfor info or
The Child Center Collaborative Problem Solving Groups (Springfield)- Classes at Level 1 cover the basics of Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS), an exciting, research based approach to parenting. Level 2 meets focuses on applying CPS to every day family situations. Classes are free of charge to families. Children participate in their own problem-solving class. Childcare is available if needed. To sign up for classes or get more information, please contact the intake Office at the Child Center at . 3995 Marcola Rd, Springfield, OR 97477
Oregon Family Support Network “OFSN” (Lane County)- Offers a variety of support groups, advocacy training, and family fun events at no cost or low cost to families. Contact Reggie Sison-Valenti or firstname.lastname@example.org . See also OFSN website.
Lane Kids- has parenting information, activities to do with your kids and connect to resources across Lane County. www.lanekids.org