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Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222


Autism Spectrum Disorders
Parent Groups

In collaboration with the Center for Autism Support and Education, The Children’s Guild Foundation Autism Spectrum Disorder Center offers monthly support groups for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders. There are three groups affiliated with the Center:

Buffalo Parent Group
Olean Parent Group
Niagara County Parent Group

Information regarding the Buffalo Parent Group is provided below: 

Moderated by:

Kathy Ralabate Doody, PhD
Parent of child with autism
Instructor, Exceptional Education at Buffalo State; PhD candidate at University at Buffalo
  Jana Mertz,MBA
Program Coordinator
The Children’s Guild Foundation
Autism Spectrum Disorder Center
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo


Provide a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders to meet, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.


6:30 – 8:30 PM – Light refreshments will be served.


Monthly on Wednesdays – dates for 2014:

January 8
February 12
March 12
April 9
May 14
June 11
July 9
August 13
September 10
October 8
November 12 
December 10


EPIC/Parent Network of WNY 1000 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14202


FREE Parking behind the building


Space is limited so reservations are greatly appreciated.
Please call: (716) 878-7600 or e-mail: jmertz@kaleidahealth.org

Cost: FREE

If you are interested in attending but have transportation or other barriers that would limit your participation, please let us know.