Autism Family Therapy Columbus OH

Local resource for autism family therapy in Columbus. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to autism therapies, autism parent therapy, autism child therapy, Asperger's family therapy, autism support groups, autism treatments, Asperger's treatments, Asperger's therapy, and autism family counseling, as well as advice on where to find autism support centers and autism associations.

NAMI Ohio
(614) 224-2700; (800) 686-2646
747 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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columbus Public Schools Parent Mentor Program
(614) 365-5219
2571 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Adult Support, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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OH Alliance for the Mentally Ill
(614) 444-2646; (800) 686-2646
979 S. High St.
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Adult Support, Disability Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Fast Forward Therapy, Inc
(614) 364-6206
Columbus, OH
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Career Counseling, Educational Advocacy, Job Coach, Marriage & Family Counseling, Social Skills Training, Support / Tutoring, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult

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Department of Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities
(614) 466-0129
1801 Sullivant Avenue
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Career Counseling, Disability Advocacy, Job Coach, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Easter Seals Central and Southeast Ohio
(614) 228-5523
565 Childrens Drive West
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Private School (Multi-disability), Psychological Counseling, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Aspirations
(614) 292-4185
257 McCampbell Hall 1581 Dodd Drive
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Activities, Marriage & Family Counseling, Research, Social Skills Training, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Adult

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Mikula Speech-Language Pathology, LLC.
(614) 378-5430
4588 Kenny Rd.
Columubs, OH
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Ohio Dept. of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
(614) 466-5214
1810 Sullivant Ave.
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Government/State Agency, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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The Childhood League Center
(614) 253-6933
670 S. 18th Street
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Early Intervention, Education, Educational Advocacy, Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Marriage & Family Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Private School (Integrated), Private School (Multi-disability), Psychological Counseling, Sensory Integration, Speech & Language, Speech Therapy, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
Preschool

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Attention Parents!

Attention Parents! You are vital…

Rachel McCumber

I ran across the headline: "For LGBT teens, acceptance is critical." I have always been interested in the struggle of LGBT teens because I see many parallels with Aspies. They are differentiated by something that they are born with and yet many people see as a personal choice or failure – something they can control.

The basic message of the article was that regardless of how much bullying a LGBT teen might be subjected to the way the adults in there world respond to their sexuality has a greater affect on their mental health and self esteem. Family acceptance of LGBT youth predicts positive outcomes in mental health, self esteem

This does not surprise me. As much as teens put up a front of not caring about or needing the approval of adults, individually, they still look to adult world to get their bearings.

All Aspie parents, the story you are giving your Aspie teen is vital to how they will make it through the struggles of transitioning from child to adult.

Are you embarrassed of your child?

Are they “Too much to handle?”

Are they “broken”?

I have been learning that changing my story, my perspective has a huge impact on how my son views himself. Here are my personal keys:

∗ Daniel isn’t flawed. His inability to fit into “norms” is neither good nor bad. It has benefits (a different view on the world) and challenges (communicating those views effectively). My job is to help him overcome the challenges and promote the benefits. I don’t want to change him I want to teach him to be bi-lingual – speaking both his native language and NT language.
∗ Daniel doesn’t need to be normal. He needs to learn to self-advocate effectively through learning to communicate with people who are different then him – don’t we all.
∗ Different is good.
∗ Daniel’s shadow side is no different then all of our shadow side and like all of us, Daniel must learn healthy ways to address his s...

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