Resources for Asperger Syndrome
If you want to find a summer camp or boarding school program for children with Asperger, try:
If you want to buy computer software that helps children with Aspergers, try:
Asperger Syndrome And High Functioning Autism Association
PO Box 475, Roslyn Heights, New York 11577
AHA is a coalition of parents who support one another as they seek to improve educational resources and increased opportunities for adults and children with high functioning autism and Asperger. AHA has an impressive advisory board of professors and medical doctors. It offers conferences and support groups in New York for parents, teens and adults with Asperger or high functioning Autism as well as a quarterly newsletter. The AHA website is a font of information about Asperger.
ASPEN (Asperger Syndrome Educational Network)
9 Aspen Circle, Edison, NJ 08820
Aspen is a non-profit organization for people and families with Asperger Syndrome in the New Jersey area. Yearly dues are $35. It operates many support groups in New Jersey, and sponsors educational conferences for parents. The website has a wealth of good information about Asperger for everyone.
O.A.S.I.S.(Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support)
Patricia Romanowski Bashe and Barbara Kirby
These two authors wrote the Oasis Guide to Asperger Syndrome (New York: Crown Publishing) 2005, and now keep parents up-to-date through their award-winning Oasis website. You can find a bookstore, scholarly papers and articles, teachers’ tips and resources, and plenty of advice for parents on everything from legal rights in school systems to helping Aspies get employment. State by state listings of local professionals who can help you in your area, also lists of camps and boarding schools for Aspies
are included, plus many links to other helpful websites.