Autism Family Therapy Fremont CA

Local resource for autism family therapy in Fremont. 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.

Happy Talkers
(925) 829-9555
7567 Amador Valley Blvd., Ste. 210
Dublin, CA
Support Services
Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Social Skills Training, Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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San Francisco Bay Area Autism Society
(650) 637-7772
P.O. Box 1207
San Carlos, CA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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Schwab Learning
(650) 655-2410
1650 S. Amphlett Blvd., Suite 300
San Mateo, CA
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization

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Special Family Counseling (Michelle M. Wolfson)
(760) 431-1819
6353 El Camino Real, Ste. K
Carlsbad, CA
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Therapy Providers

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Central Valley Regional Center (Fresno Office)
(559) 276-4300
4615 N. Marty Ave.
Fresno, CA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization

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Northern California Coalition-Parents Helping Parents
408-727-5775, Ext. 139
3041 Olcott Street
Santa Clara, CA
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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Morgan Autism Center
(408) 241-8161
2280 Kenwood Avenue
San Jose, CA
Support Services
Education, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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Coachella Valley Autism Society of America (CVASA)
(760) 772-1000
P.O. Box 11052
Palm Desert, CA
Support Services
Activities, Disability Advocacy, Helpful Websites, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support / Tutoring, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Kyle D. Pontius, Ph.D.
949-454-9016, x3
23441 South Pointe Drive, #200
Laguna Hills, CA
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Adult Support, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Educational Assessment, Marriage & Family Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Central California Chapter-Autism Society of America: Greater Long Beach/So. Bay
(562) 425-6850
PO Box 15247
Long Beach, CA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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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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