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New River Respite Care
(704) 262-9933
404 Oak Summit, 895 State Farm Road
Boone, NC
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Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting
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Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Camp Sky Ranch
(828) 264-8600
634 Sky Ranch Rd.
Blowing Rock, NC
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Camps, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers

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Western North Carolina Behavioral Education, Services and Treatment
(828) 778-2378
PO Box 6008
Asheville, NC
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ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten

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Heads Up! Therapeutic Riding Program
(919) 542-6207
120 Possum Trail
Pittsboro, NC
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Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Other, Therapy Providers

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Success Stories
(919) 428-0421
1300 N. Greensboro St.
Carrboro, NC
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ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Helpful Websites, Social Skills Training, State Resources, State Resources, Parent Training, State Resources, Regional Centers/Early Intervention Agency, State Resources, Vocational Rehabilitation Centers, Support / Tutoring, Support Group Meetings, Verbal Behavior
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Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Boone Developmental Evaluation Center
(828) 265-5391
820 State Farm Road, Suite C
Boone, NC
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Medical

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Edward L. Lewis
(336) 476-6828
1420 Yokley Rd.,
Thomasville, NC
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Disability Advocacy, Education, Legal Services

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Community Parent Resource Centers
(828) 438-6540
300 Enola Road
Morganton, NC
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Support Organization

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Division TEACCH - Raleigh
(919) 662-4625
1418 Aversboro Road, Suite 101
Garner, NC
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Early Intervention, Medical, Research, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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Lets Talk Speech and Language Services, Inc.
(919) 852-0702
1611 Jones Franklin Road
Raleigh, NC
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ABA/Discrete Trial, Auditory Integration Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, RDI, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers
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Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Top 10 reasons for adults to seek an Asperger Syndrome diagnosis

Top 10 reasons for adults to seek an Asperger Syndrome diagnosis

Lisa Jo Rudy

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Asperger Syndrome (AS) is a high functioning form of autism that only became an "official" diagnosis in 1994. That means many adults with AS have never been diagnosed. Diagnosis can provide a framework for labeling, understanding and learning about behavioral and emotional challenges that have perhaps seemed inexplicable up to this point. This can diminish shame, lead to a greater sense of community and begin the process of learning to live more adaptively with an Asperger's brain. It may also help others in your life understand and respond differently.

1. Asperger Syndrome May Be Getting in the Way of Your Career
You never seem to get a job that reflects your abilities, even though all your credentials are terrific on paper. Or you're passed over for promotions regularly because you just don't get office politics. The problem could be AS.

2. Asperger Syndrome May Be Getting in the Way of Friendships
You have a tough time making and/or keeping friends, and don't know why. Or your friends are only interested in you when you're engaged in an activity you share but you haven't built a personal relationship. The problem could be AS.

3. Asperger Syndrome May Be the Reason You "Obsess" on Certain Topics
You've been called "obsessive" or "fanatical" but you feel you're just very interested in one incredibly fascinating topic. You'd like to figure out whether you're right or wrong, and make a good decision about whether to try to expand your interests. It would help to know whether you have AS.

4. Asperger Syndrome May Be Cramping Your Social Style
Parties and social events are a great way to meet people and they can be essential for business, dating, and even a happy marriage. But if you don't know where to stand, how to break into a conversation, what to wear or whether you're talking too loudly, you may need help and support to take part and have fun. And the problem may be AS.

5. Asperger Syndrome May Be Standing in the Way of Romance
You met someone special. You're interested in making a move. Now what? Dating is tough for anyone, but if you have AS it can be downright baffling. Need help? You might need to start with an AS diagnosis.

6. Asperger Syndrome Could Be the Reason You're "Mall-Phobic"
You get easily overwhelmed anytime there's too much sensory input - even at the mall, the grocery store, or at a sporting event. And you'd very much like to be comfortable taking part in those ordinary activities. The problem could be AS, and part of the solution could be getting that diagnosis.

7. Asperger Syndrome May Be Making it Harder to Get Through School
If you have Asperger Syndrome, you may be a visual thinker in a verbal world. With an AS diagnosis, you can get the help and accommodations you need to complete courses, tests and interviews to get the work you want.

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