Are you concerned about someone who:
Teens or Adults
Does well in school or at a job but has difficulty making friends and socializing?
Moves from job to job, is unemployed or underemployed?
Could be well suited for a job but may not be able to maneuver the interview process?
Is considering going away to college but is anxious about the experience of living away from home?
Has fears or unrealistic ideas about moving out on their own?
Has difficulty relating to their spouse or other family members?
Exhibits angry outbursts when dealing with unexpected or emotionally unfamiliar social situations?
Doesn't join in playing games with other children easily?
People with AS typically become isolated because of their poor social skills and narrow interests. At first, they may approach other people, but normal conversations becomes strained because of assumed inappropriate or eccentric behavior, or by wanting only to talk about their singular interests, leading to social anxiety and a continuing cycle of isolation.
Most individuals with AS can learn to cope with their differences, benefiting most from cognitive intervention, coaching and compassionate, moral support to experience an independent life, Our approach is a goal directed, skills enhancement and cognitive intervention. We act as teacher, coach, therapist, translator and advocate all in one.
Effective coaching and counseling can be accomplished in person, by phone or by internet services to accommodate requirements and comfort levels of all people on the spectrum. Also offering groups for social skills enhancement for different age levels from children to adults. Monthly groups for parents and spouses of those on the spectrum providing educational and emotional support.