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Rochester Center for Autism, Inc.
(507) 424-3234
1220 Fourth Ave SW
Rochester, MN
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Music Therapy, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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PossAbilities of Southern MN~Youth Rec Program
(507) 208-6247
1808 3rd AV SE
Rochester, MN
Support Services
Camps, Other, Summer Camp/ESY
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Kevin T. Wand DO Midwest Wellness Center
(952) 942-9303
10562 France Avenue S
Bloomington, MN
Support Services
Biomedical Intervention, DAN! Doctors, Doctors, General, Doctors, Osteopathy, Military Families
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Autism Consultant
(651) 442-1714
1123 Woodbridge Street
Saint Paul, MN
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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AutismShop.com
(952) 988-0088
904 Mainstreet Ste 100
Hopkins, MN
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General Supplies, Occupational Therapy Supplies, Other, Products/Stores
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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RT Autism Awareness Foundation, Inc.
(507) 254-8901
PO Box 5804
Rochester, MN
Support Services
Adult Support, Disability Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Respite, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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AuSM Fathers Group
(651) 647-1083
2380 Wycliff Street
Saint Paul, MN
Support Services
Adult Support, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Gluten Free 4 U
(651) 769-5444
8160 Coller Way
Woodbury, MN
Support Services
Doctors, Naturopathic / Homeopathy, Doctors, Naturopathic / Homeopathy, Nutritional Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Products/Stores
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Meridan Flexibility
(612) 801-5195
410 Pond Ridge Circle
Wayzata, MN
Support Services
Nutritional Counseling, Other
Ages Supported
Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Social Skills Group for Children and Adolescents with Aspergers Syndrome
(651) 739-7539
7616 Currell Blvd Suite 185
Woodbury, MN
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Social Skills Training, Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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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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