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Autism Support Group of Genesee County
(810) 714-3678
UAW Local 1292
Grand Blanc, MI
Support Services
Support Group Meetings, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Adult

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OT INC
(810) 659-7295
2180 Western Meadows
Flushing, MI
Support Services
Occupational Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Arc of Livingston Family Advocate
(517) 546-1228
1004 Pinckney Road, Suite 201
Howell, MI
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Support Organization

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MI State Mediation System
(517) 335-0476
Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services
Lansing, MI
Support Services
Government/State Agency
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Andrea Skaliks
(817) 395-2000
8871 Maplewood Dr
Berrien Springs, MI
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Babysitting / Childcare, Respite
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Childrens Speech Services, Inc.
(810) 744-0131
4486 Maple Creek Drive
Grand Blanc, MI
Support Services
Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers

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Stephanie Naberhaus, M.S., CCC-SLP
(734) 454-0866
9357 General Drive, Suite 101
Plymouth, MI
Support Services
Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy

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Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families
(517) 335-9261
Department of Community Health
Lansing, MI
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Government/State Agency
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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The Center for Childhood Development
(616) 667-9551
7086 8th Avenue
Jenison, MI
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Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Support Organization, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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OT INC
(810) 659-7295
2180 Western Meadows
Flushing, MI
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Occupational Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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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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