Autism Family Therapy Elk Grove CA

Local resource for autism family therapy in Elk Grove. 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.

Nicole Kesler, LMFT
(916) 627-2252
Elk Grove, CA
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult

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Capitol Autism Services
(916) 923-1789
2045 Hallmark Drive Suite 4
Sacramento, CA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Auditory Integration Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), RDI, Research, Research, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Diagnostic and Counseling Center
(818) 324-6594
4505 Las Virgenes Rd, Ste 217
Calabasas, CA
Support Services
Behavior Assessment, Educational Assessment, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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The Whittier Area Parents Association for the Developmentally Handicapped (WAPADH)
(562) 946-0467
9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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Jose L. Fuentes, Ph.D.
(909) 796-9300
24230 Barton Road
Loma Linda, CA
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Educational Assessment, Marriage & Family Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Psychological Counseling, QEEG / EEG / Neurofeedback
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Mary V. Gwaltney, Educational Psychologist
(916) 972-9400
The Center for Educational and Social Success
Sacramento, CA
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Fall Creek Counseling Associates
(916) 344-0900
5900 Coyle Avenue, Suite D
Carmichael, CA
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Behavorial Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Play Therapy, Psychological Counseling
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Talk About Curing Autism-San Fernando Valley Group
(949) 640-4401
P.O. Box 12409
Newport Beach, CA
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization

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Tri-Counties Regional Center (San Luis Obispo County)
(805) 543-2833; (800) 456-4153
3450 Broad Street, Suite 111
San Luis Obispo, CA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization

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Special Needs Advocate for Parents (SNAP)
310-452-3759; 888-310-9889
3029 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling

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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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