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The GCA Centre for Adult Autism support group meets on Zoom weekly on Tuesdays and in person once a month.


The next GCA Social Support Group meeting is Tuesday, December 5th on Zoom. Please email Jamie Mackintosh at if you have questions about or would like the link to the November 28 meeting. 


Stay tuned to this space for more info about the 8th Annual Southeast Adult Autism Symposium which will be taking place in Chattanooga in July 2024!

support groups, social events and a yearly symposium for autistic adults/adults on the autism spectrum.


Empowering autistic adults and young adults and their parents/caregivers by serving as a resource center to provide mutual support, information & activities.

For a more expanded version of the mission statement, please click here.

Scott Kramer, founder of GCA Centre for Adult Autism

Scott Kramer, the founder and program director for the GCA Centre for Adult Autism in Chattanooga, the Annual Southeast Adult Autism Symposium and a longtime advocate for autistic individuals, passed away on September 6th, 2019. He had been battling Stage 4 colon cancer.

Before he lost his cancer battle, he created the GCA Centre for Adult Autism—a program under the Chattanooga Autism Center. The program offers support groups and social events for autistic adults/adults on the autism spectrum.

Scott Kramer was a devoted advocate for autistic individuals and also a huge fan of Chattanooga Football Club.

The Club paid tribute to him at the last home match in this video. His team surrounded his family and fellow fans had a moment of silence followed by a minute of applause. (more)

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