Answers - Aspergers Network Support
An organization in Minnesota providing support groups for friends and family in the area. Also offers information on statistics and the myths surrounding the disorder. Runs events and partners with True Friends to offer camps for children on the spectrum.
A support group for spouses or partners of people with Asperger Syndrome. Learn about the characteristics which affect personal relationships and family dynamics.
An audio and text weblog on Asperger's Syndrome maintained by a college professor/psychologist who specializes in this area.
How this disorder affects children, adolescents and adults and treatment options. Authored by Carol E. Watkins, M.D.
Asperger's Disorder Homepage
Offers resources and information, including diagnostic criteria and co-morbidity.
Asperger's Family Forum
Information and support regarding Asperger's Syndrome.
Discussion forum for and about those with Asperger's Syndrome.
Asperger's Syndrome Support Network
Volunteer-run organisation organizes social and educational activities for families, children, siblings, adults with Asperger's Syndrome, carers and professionals.
A blog written by an adult with AS, including childhood, diagnosis, adulthood and life with the syndrome in general.
Offers advice centered on the idea that Asperger's Syndrome is a special state of mind rather than a disease. Features information, discussion boards, mailing list, and contact details.
The Aspie Life
Musings and thoughts on living a successful life with Asperger Syndrome. [RSS]
A resource site for Asperger's Syndrome by AS author Liane Holliday Willey.
eMedicine Health: Asperger Syndrome
Provides an overview of Asperger Syndrome and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
FAAAS - Families of Adults Afflicted with Asperger's Syndrome
A support group that is aimed at the families of those afflicted with Asperger's Syndrome. Especially those whose relative has not been correctly diagnosed until they are well into adulthood.
GAIA - Gifted Adult's Inventory of Aspergerisms
Questionnaire to research and detect features of Asperger's Syndrome and related disorders in gifted adults.
GRASP - The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership
Advocacy organization serving individuals on the autism spectrum
Help for Aspergers
Author Rudy Simone introduces her books. Includes events, interviews, videos, information about the condition and female traits.
KJP's Asperger's Syndrome Site
A personal story of Kevin Phillips, who has this disorder.
A specialist offers information on what the syndrome is, a schedule of his conferences and a list of his publications.
NPR : Autism Movement Seeks Acceptance, Not Cures
Story about autism self-advocacy groups that push for acceptance of the condition, not "cures". Much of the focus is on people with Asperger's. [12:26 streaming audio broadcast] (June 26, 2006)
NPR : Camp Teaches Autistic Children How to Fit In
A summer camp in Washington, D.C. is teaching some people with mild forms of autism the social skills that come naturally to most people. NPR's Joseph Shapiro reports. [5:29 Realaudio broadcast] (August 16, 2004)
NPR : Michael John Carley on Asperger's Syndrome
Carley is the executive director of GRASP, The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership. In 2000, he and his then 4-year-old son were diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. GRASP works to educate the public about the disorder. (May 05, 2004)
NPR : Dr. Fred Volkmar on Asperger's Syndrome
Terry Gross interviews Fred Volkmar. In the early 1990s, Volkmar led the team that helped develop the definition of autism used by the American Psychiatric Assoc. [32:06 streaming audio broadcast] (May 01, 2004)
NPR : Children's Book Writer and Illustrator Mark Haddon
Haddon has written his first novel for adults, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The narrator of the story is an autistic teenager who is obsessed with Sherlock Holmes and who must prove his innocence when a neighborhood dog is killed. Haddon lives in England and teaches creative writing for the Arvon Foundation and for Oxford University. Terry Gross discusses the book with the author. [19:27 Realaudio broadcast] (June 26, 2003)
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