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Learning Disability Association of the Mohawk Valley
(315) 797-1253
401 Columbia Street
Utica, NY
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Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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Dominick Testa
315 822-3541 or 315 271-4084
Cassville, NY
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Products/Stores
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Camp Northwood
(315) 831-3621
132 State Road 365
Remsen, NY
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Summer Camp/ESY

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Valley Pediatric Dentistry, PC
(914) 245-7100
3630 Hill Blvd
Jefferson Valley, NY
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Medical, Other
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
518- 486-7505; 1-800-395-3372
155 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor
Albany, NY
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Government/State Agency

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The Kelberman Center
(315) 797-6241
1601 Armory Dr.
Utica, NY
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ABA/Discrete Trial, Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Compounding Pharmacies, Early Intervention, Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Other, Play Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), Psychological Counseling, Research, Research, Residential, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
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Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Central NY Developmental Disab. Svcs. Office
(315) 336-2300
101 W. Liberty St.
Rome, NY
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Early Intervention, Government/State Agency, Therapy Providers

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Jay C. Pletcher, Esq.-Goldstein, Ackerhalt & Pletcher, LLP
(716) 362-1533
70 Niagara Street, Suite 200
Buffalo, NY
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Advocates (Special Education), Disability Advocacy, Lawyers (Special Education), Lawyers (Special Needs Trusts), Lawyers (Vaccine Lawsuits), Legal Services, Vaccine Lawyers

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Los Ninos Services
(212) 787-9700
535 8th Ave. 2nd Floor
New York, NY
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Early Intervention, Training/Seminars

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Erica Wyner
please email
95th st
New York, NY
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ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Social Skills Training
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Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 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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