Autism Family Therapy Springfield MA

Local resource for autism family therapy in Springfield. 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.

Eminent Minds
(860) 558-3399
39 Garden St
Enfield, CT
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), RDI, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Community Resources For People With Autism
(413) 529-2428
116 Pleasant Street Suite 3315
Easthampton, MA
Support Services
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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Family TIES (Together In Enhancing Support)
800-905-TIES; 781-774-6736
250 Washington Street, 4th floor
Boston, MA
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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Ellen H. Korin, M.ED.
(781) 861-6431
10 Coach Road (home)
Lexington, MA
Support Services
Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Social Skills Training, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Futures Behavior Therapy Center
(617) 519-3374
100 Cummings Center Suite 151-B
Beverly, MA
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Respite, Support Group Meetings, Therapy Providers, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten

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Positive Choices
(508) 330-8290
13 Donna Street
Enfield, CT
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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River Street School
(860) 298-9079
601 River Street
Windsor, CT
Support Services
Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, 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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Special Education Services
(413) 644-9722
24 Commonwealth Avenue
Great Barrington, MA
Support Services
Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Therapy Providers

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Children Making Strides
(508) 759-6754
Suite 6 160 MacArthur Blvd
Bourne, MA
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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The Autism Treatment Center / The Son Rise Program
(413) 229-2100
2080 S Undermountain Road
Sheffield, MA
Support Services
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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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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