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Which substances & therapy-like things are most beneficent for adults with aspergers & vice-versa?

Which substances & therapy-like things are most beneficent for adults with aspergers & vice-versa?

Insight: To my knowledge, no medication, and especially no herbal / "pop" remedy will touch Asperger's. The key is to learn about other people, how to read them, how to relate to them, how to capitalize on your intellectual gifts and power to focus, how to find a sport that's right for you (strength / endurance, not ream or coordination) and how to be happy in a world where there are no quick fixes. ...Read more

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Please tell me what substances & therapy-like things are most beneficent for adults with aspergers & vice-versa?

Please tell me what substances & therapy-like things are most beneficent for adults with aspergers & vice-versa?

A therapist who: Specializes in aspergers is a good way to go. He/she will help you develop social skills that may not come as easily to you as to some. Embrace who you are, aspergers and all. We all have challenges of one sort or another, yours may be a bit more visible at times. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is treatment for aspergers?

Asperger: Managing distressing symptoms & teaching age-appropriate social, communication & vocational skills that are not naturally acquired during development, with interventions tailored to the needs of the individual based on multi-disciplinary assessment. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of asperger's syndrome?

What's the best treatment to get rid of asperger's syndrome?

No real cure: Asperger's disorder (ad) is a type of autism that mainly affects social connectedness and also presents with odd or unusual interests. Typically, those with ad have normal to high iq's. The best established approach is to use their intelligence to "learn" how to interact with others and to control their behaviors so they don't stand out. A number of centers specialize in this type of work. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for asperger's syndrome?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for asperger's syndrome?

Maybe: While controversial, some parents swear that their child with some form of pervasive developmental disorder, respond favorable to dmg, or di-methyl glycine, which is over the counter at health food stores. ...Read more

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I have a 3 year old diagnosed with aspergers. What can we expect as treatment?

Aspergers Treatment: I have a family member with Aspergers. This is similar to autism, but is a much more mild form. You are fortunate that the diagnosis was made at an early age. With therapy they can learn how to interact in social situations and even go off to college and become very independent contributors to society. I would find a specialist who treats Aspergers and autism as soon as possible and begin therapy ...Read more

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Could you tell me if the asperger's is mild, is there some sort of counseling or treatment to help?

Could you tell me if the asperger's is mild, is there some sort of counseling or treatment to help?

Learn social skills: U r wired differently and this has pluses. Relationships are more important than being right. Say only nice things. Talk about the other person's interests. Find a sport based on strength or stamina rather than teamwork or coordination. Immerse yourself in something useful to others (science). Apologize & say u r struggling to learn. Work hard to be kind to others, expecting nothing in return. ...Read more

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Parents are already paying for my sister to go to treatment because she has aspergers. How do I handle it on my own?

Find your own..: Therapist? Even if your parents can't pay for your therapy can you use your health insurance or go to low fee clinics for therapy. I think you will be glad you did. ...Read more

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My 11 year old son has aspergers with a 10 month complication of voices and psychosis, who should we see at vanderbilt for diagnosis and treatment?

Their clinic: The Monroe Cavell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has an outstanding child and adolescent clinic that can provide a first rate evaluation of your son and appropriate treatment. Medical school clinics often provide a route to state of the art care and patients can usually be seen there more promptly than through referrals to individual faculty. Contact information is available at their website. ...Read more

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Are there treatments for asperger's syndrome?

Are there treatments for asperger's syndrome?

YES: Children and adults with asperger's struggle with language disorders, poor interpersonal skills, eccentric behaviors and sometimes obsessive interests. Intelligence is usually normal. Therapies center on improving speech, improving social interactions, and limiting over-stimulation. School can be adapted, if needed. Medication may be used if additional problems exist- anxiety, adhd, and odd. ...Read more

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