Autism Family Therapy Paterson NJ

Local resource for autism family therapy in Paterson. 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.

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation
(877) 444-1149
P.O. BOx 1149
Ridgewood, NJ
Support Services
Adult Support, Art Therapy, Camps, Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Residential, Respite, Social Skills Training, Support Organization
Ages Supported
6-8 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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The Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties
(201) 343-0322
223 Moore St.
Hackensack, NJ
Support Services
Camps, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Residential, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization

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The Social Skills Resource Center
(973) 276-9040
271 Route 46 West
Fairfield, NJ
Support Services
Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, RDI, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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LorettaRose,LLC
(973) 403-7613
11 Dana Place
West Caldwell, NJ
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Products/Stores
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Diane Berger, MA, BCBA
(201) 281-2147
96 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Communication Center of Wyckoff
(201) 891-3439
640 Wishing Well Rd.
Wyckoff, NJ
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Auditory Integration Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Farleigh Dickinson University
(201) 692-2645
131 Temple Avenue
Hackensack, NJ
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Psychological Counseling, Research, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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Mark Pesner, Ph.D.
(973) 276-9040
Fairfield Commons, 271 Route 46 West, Suite G101
Fairfield, NJ
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Social Skills Training

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Spectrum for Living
(201) 358-8000 or (201) 358-8000 (K. Bentzen)
210 River Vale Rd., Suite 3
Westwood, NJ
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Residential, Residential Facility, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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West Bergen Center for Children and Youth
(201) 934-1160
One Cherry Lane
Ramsey, NJ
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Social Skills Training, Support Organization
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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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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