Asperger Syndrome Specialists Jamaica NY

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Asperger Syndrome Specialists. You will find helpful, informative articles about Asperger Syndrome Specialists, including "Top 10 reasons for adults to seek an Asperger Syndrome diagnosis". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Jamaica, NY that will answer all of your questions about Asperger Syndrome Specialists.

Parsons Pre-School
(718) 297-7118
84-16 Parsons Blvd.
Jamaica, NY
Support Services
Education, Educational Advocacy
Ages Supported
Preschool

Data Provided By:
Parsons Preschool
(718) 297-7118
84-16 Parsons Blvd
Jamaica, NY
Support Services
Education

Data Provided By:
Queens County (NY) Chapter ASA
(718) 464-5735
18883 85th Road
Jamaica, NY
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Support Organization

Data Provided By:
NYFAC: New York Families of Autistic Children
(718) 641-3441
95-16 Pitkin Avenue,
Ozone Park, NY
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Therapy Providers

Data Provided By:
Michele Kule-Koorgood
(718) 261-0181
98-20 Metropolitan Avenue
Flushing, NY
Support Services
Legal Services

Data Provided By:
Queens County Parents Autism Coalition, Inc. (QCPAC)
(347) 527-5123
122-15 115th Ave
South Ozone Park, NY
Support Services
Educational Advocacy, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

Data Provided By:
Springfield Gardens Childhood Center
(718) 527-5220
145-02 Farmers Blvd.
Springfield Gdns, NY
Support Services
Education, Educational Advocacy, Other

Data Provided By:
Queens College Speech-Language & Hearing Center
(718) 997-2930
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY
Support Services
Other

Data Provided By:
Jay Goldwein, MA
Forest Hills, NY
Forest Hills, NY
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Other, Therapy Providers

Data Provided By:
New York Speech Language Pathology, PLLC
(718) 943-6202
58-47 Francis Lewis Blvd
Bayside, NY
Support Services
Speech Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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

  • share
  • email
  • print

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.

8. Asperger Syndrom...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Autism Support Network