A support group for parents who have children with autism will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the St. Clair County Community Mental Health Administration Building located at 3111 Electric Avenue in Port Huron. This support group is FREE and open to the public. Autism is a complex neurobiological disorder that inhibits a person’s ability to communicate and develop social relationships, and is often accompanied by behavioral challenges. Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in one in 88 children in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called autism a national public health crisis whose cause and cure remain unknown. The Autism Support Group meets regularly on the last Thursday of each month, excluding the months of July, August, and December. For more information, please call Pat Gillard at (810) 966-2587.