Programs and Services MHA Orange County:
ASSIST (Acquiring Social Skills Through Intervention, Support and Training) - Social skill building for children ages 5 - 10 who have developmental disabilities, especially autism spectrum disorders Please Call Natasha Tomlins for more information (845) 342-2400 ext. 254
Capis (Crisis Assessment and Prevention Intervention Services) - Information, linkage and crisis intervention prevention services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Provides parent support groups, advocacy, life planning, benefits counseling, newsletter and educational seminars. http://www.mhaorangeny.com/CAPIS%20Brochure.htm
SIBLING PROJECT- Social and educational opportunities for the siblings, ages 5 and older, of children with developmental disabilities. Monthly meetings and special events are held. Information provided for parents and professionals.
Parents Run AMOC (Autism Move-A-Thon of Orange County) Together with MHA provides information, training, financial and other support to individuals with autism disorders and their families. Annual awareness activities include a candlelight ceremony, move-a-thon, bowl-a-thon, and holiday breakfast. Contact Anne Klinger (845) 342 -2400 ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
1-800-832-1200 / 845-346-HELP 24-hour Hotline provides crisis intervention, information and referrals, 7 days a week, for all residents of Orange County.
Support Groups sponsored by MHA Orange County:
Asperger's, Autsim/PDD, Siblings, Tourette's Syndrome