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A Directory for Asperger Syndrome: Support Groups and Organizations
This website is a great place to start your search for local, national and international organizations and support groups as well as to get more information. There are over 200 websites featured here; however, many are more about autism. You get links to books, videos, news and magazine articles, and supplies for Aspies. You can also find chatrooms, personal web pages, message boards, and many other websites. Some are for teachers only.

MAPP Services
Box 524, Crown Point, IN 46308
MAPP Services is an organization providing information and support for those whose autism does not involve intellectual impairment. MAPP stands for "More advanced individuals with Autism, Asperger's syndrome, and Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD)." This organization began in 1984 with just 24 families; now its newsletter, The MAPP, reaches over 10,000. Their website gives links to local groups in every state, and contains a lot of up-to-date research on Asperger.

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.

This is an online resource with forums, blogs, articles and information about Asperger. Besides getting plenty of information, you can join an online support group here.

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.

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Resources for Aspergers Syndrome