Autism Family Therapy Sunnyvale CA

Local resource for autism family therapy in Sunnyvale. 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.

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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Simoneon Pediatric Development Center
(408) 264-4121
1952 Camden Avenue, suite 104
San Jose, CA
Support Services
Auditory Integration Therapy, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Counseling Center of West Los Angeles
(310) 473-6768
2100 Sawtelle Blvd., #204
Los Angeles, CA
Support Services
Advocates (Special Education), Doctors, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Lawyers (Family Law), Lawyers (Special Education), Marriage & Family Counseling, Psychological Counseling
Ages Supported
11-12 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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TERI, Inc. (Training, Education & Research Institute
(760) 721-1706
3225 Roymar Road
Oceanside, CA
Support Services
Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Education, Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, Private School (Multi-disability), Research, Research, Residential, Residential Facility, Respite, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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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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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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Kyle Pontius, Ph.D.
(949) 459-6781
23441 South Pointe Drive, Ste 200
Laguna Hills, CA
Support Services
Adult Support, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Psychological Counseling, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers

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Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center
(626) 299-4700
1000 South Fremont Avenue
Alhambra, CA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Government/State Agency, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization

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Dayle McIntosh Center - Main Office
(714) 621-3300
13272 Garden Grove
Garden Grove, CA
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Independent Living Centers, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Residential Facility

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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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