New Effingham Autism Support Group

autism-puzzleA new group called Spectrum and More Support (SAMS) in Effingham County is for those diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum, anyone experiencing social difficulties – with or without a clinical diagnosis – and for their family and friends. The goal is to provide an informal social and inter-personal networking opportunity.

The next group’s meeting will be 3-5 PM Sun., Nov. 8, at the Holiday Inn Express, 7210 Hwy 21 at I-95 N, Exit 109 in Port Wentworth. The guest speaker will be: Ruthie-Marie Beckwith, Ph.D., Executive Director of
Tennessee Microboards Association.

Ruthie-Marie Beckwith, Ph.D. a consultant with Employment First Georgia will show ways that individuals can turn the need for a product or service in their local communities into their own self-employment opportunities. Basic tips on how to get started will be provided along with info on where to obtain additional support in Georgia.

For more info., contact: Vicki Wilkerson at 912-661-1418 or Janet Corbett at 912-728-4616

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