Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities

Autism Spectrum Disorders Program - Family Support

The following lists information on various area Autism Spectrum Disorders family support groups. For more information on any of the groups listed, please use the contact information provided below.
  • Autism Society of the Black Hills (ASBH)
    For more information visit the ASBH web site at, call (605) 415-3739 or e-mail
  • Pierre Autism Spectrum Support Group
    For more information contact Helen Beckwith at 605-567-3394, Gail Eichstadt at 605-224-1508, or Cheryl Ulmen at 605-222-1940.
  • Rapid City Family Support Group - "Free to Be Me"
    This is a group of concerned parents of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder who want to reach out to others and create a faith-based support system. For more information, contact LeAnn at
  • Siouxland Autism, Sioux City
    The Siouxland Autism Support Group partners with the Northwest Area Education Agency to provide training and training resources to tri-state families and educators of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. For more information on family support group meetings and activities, e-mail, check their website at, or contact Jan Turbes by phone at 712-222-6041 or via e-mail at
  • Sioux Falls Area Family Support Group
    The Center for Disabilities Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism Family and Caregiver Support Group. Autism Spectrum Disorders Program at the Center for disabilities by phone at (605) 357-1423 or 1-800-658-3080 or via e-mail at

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