Aspergers

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Aspergers
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Wed, 03-14-2012 - 10:02am

Feeling a bit flummoxed today.

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Wed, 04-04-2012 - 10:19pm

Elizabeth, thank you so much!

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Wed, 04-04-2012 - 1:57pm

Mahopac--- you and

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Sat, 03-17-2012 - 8:42pm

My son was diagnosed last year

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In reply to: mahopac
Thu, 03-15-2012 - 6:19pm

Thanks Sabr.

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Thu, 03-15-2012 - 3:50pm

Kelly, you might like this site, too.

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Thu, 03-15-2012 - 2:22pm

Thank you so much!

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In reply to: mahopac
Thu, 03-15-2012 - 12:57pm

Here are some things for you and your son to check out:

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/growing-up-on-the-spectrum-phd-lynn-koegel-lynn-kern/1018878077?r=1&ean=9780670020676&itm=1&afsrc=1

GRASP: The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership
GRASP is an educational and advocacy organization serving individuals on the autism spectrum. Founded and operated by individuals with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism, GRASP strives to educate the public about ASDs, provide a supportive environment for persons on the spectrum, and celebrate the unique strengths and abilities these individuals possess.
www.grasp.org

http://www.parentingaspergerscommunity.com/public/department44.cfm

http://www.wrongplanet.net/

There's lots more out there, but this should get you started.

Elizabeth

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Registered: 11-05-1998
In reply to: mahopac
Thu, 03-15-2012 - 8:11am

One nice thing about right now, is because all of the little kids who were diagnosed as Aspies 10, 15, 18 years ago are hitting adulthood, there are far more resources available for late teen/early 20s Aspies.

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In reply to: mahopac
Wed, 03-14-2012 - 10:26pm

Interesting about your SIL.

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Wed, 03-14-2012 - 10:23pm

See my post to Chris's mom about the behaviors.

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