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Melanie K. Cotter, Ph.D
(334) 793-2237
Child and Family Services
Dothan, AL
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Behavorial Intervention, Medical, Psychological Counseling, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Angie F. Marshall, MA, L.E.P.D.
(334) 596-0476
Progress Listening Center
Ashford, AL
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Auditory Integration Therapy, Music Therapy, Sensory Integration, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade

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Full Life Ahead Foundation
(205) 439-6534 or 1-866-700-2026
2908 Clairmont Avenue
Birmingham, AL
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Christen Boutwell, BCBA
(251) 377-2533
25482 Seraphim Court
Loxley, AL
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ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Military Families, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Independent Living/Walker County
P.O. Box 434
Jasper, AL
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Support Organization
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Adult

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Child and Family Services
(334) 677-6270
111 Medical Drive
Dothan, AL
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Early Intervention, Medical, Therapy Providers

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Progress Listening Center
(334) 596-0476 or 1-866-484-5926
215 Midland Street
Ashford, AL
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Adult Support, Art Therapy, Auditory Integration Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Early Intervention, Education, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Tomatis/AIT, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Dr. Albert Sprinkle
(256) 306-4128
1615 Kathy Lane
Decatur, AL
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Medical, Psychological Counseling

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The Riley Behavioral and Educational Center
(256) 539-5651
300 Clinton Avenue
Huntsville, AL
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ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Education, Occupational Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), RDI, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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SEAC: Parent Assistance Center
(334) 478-1208 or 1-800-222-7322 (AL only)
600 Bell Air Blvd., Suite 210, P.O. Box 161274
Mobile, AL
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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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