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North Georgia Autism Center, Inc.
(770) 844-8624
5285 Lake Pointe Center Dr.
Cumming, GA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Advocacy-Our children, our future
(770) /71-7703
2691 Chandler Grove Ct.
Buford, GA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Educational Advocacy
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade

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Laurel Heights
(404) 888-7860
934 Briarcliff Rd NE
Atlanta, GA
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Behavorial Intervention, Residential, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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A.S.C.E.N.D. Exceptional Resources Inc.
(678) 300-8687
1280 Old Alpharetta Road
Alpharetta, GA
Support Services
Educational Advocacy, Support Organization, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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JumpStart Therapy Services
(404) 550-9476
300 Bainbridge Drive NW
Atlanta, GA
Support Services
Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Helping Hands Pediatric Therapy, Inc. (Stefanie Willard, OTR/L & President)
(678) 482-6100
4030 Inman Park Lane
Buford, GA
Support Services
Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers

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John David Allen, M.D.
(706) 738-9110
1512 Anthony Road, Suite C
Augusta, GA
Support Services
Biomedical Intervention, DAN! Pediatrics, Medical

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Malinda P. White, M.D.
(478) 289-6920
212 South Green Street, P.O. Box 480
Swainsboro, GA
Support Services
DAN! Pediatrics, Medical

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Governors Council on Developmental Disabilities for Georgia
(404) 657-2126
2 Peachtree Street, N.W., Ste 26-246
Atlanta, GA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency

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Heather Koeppel, D.C.
(770) 455-1950
3776 Clairmont Road
Atlanta, GA
Support Services
DAN! Pediatrics, Other

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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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