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Networking for parents

Washington County residents who have children with intellectual or developmental disabilities are invited to find information, support and connections at two networking groups from Arc Greater Twin Cities. Both groups meet the second Tuesday of each month and will next meet Tuesday, Oct. 14.

"Parents of Children with Autism" meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Family Achievement Center, 8320 City Centre Dr., Suite G, Woodbury. The disability-specific group is for parents and caregivers of school-age children with autism.

The "General Support Group" meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Fresh Fields Bakery, 1400 Frontage Road W., Stillwater. Participants are parents and caregivers of school-age children with any type of intellectual or developmental disability

Arc is a nonprofit agency serving the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The organization offers 15 additional networking groups throughout the Twin Cities. Participants may join any group throughout the metro area. Arc networking groups are free, but participants should register in advance. For registration or more information, call Arc at (952) 920-0855 or visit