Asperger’s Syndrome Support for Parents

If you have a child with Asperger’s syndrome disorder — or think you might — you may have learned that pinpointing the issue isn’t always an easy thing. The process can also be confusing for parents since the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders replaced Asperger’s disorder with the umbrella diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in 2013. Finding answers can be even trickier for girls, since the signs and symptoms are harder to identify in females.

But for parents of children with Asperger’s, there is information and help out there to ease the stress and worry. Here’s a list of Asperger’s support groups for parents, websites and autism organizations to explore to find some answers.

Support in southeast Michigan

Autism Alliance of Michigan

Works to improve the life of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families through different community programs and resources. Families can also be referred to other autism providers though the Autism Alliance of Michigan.

Autism Home Support Services

Offers insurance coverage verification, pre-care assessment, a care plan and additional support to children and their families.

Jack’s Place for Autism Foundation

This Southfield organization provides families supportive, educational and referral services. Founded by former Detroit Tigers catcher Jimmie Price and wife, Lisa, after their son was diagnosed.

Online support and information

Asperger’s Syndrome Foundation

Browse this United Kingdom site, where much of the leading research about Asperger’s is gathered.

AutismSpeaks.org

This advocacy and information site for those affected by ASDs offers details about walk events, outreach, grants, tools and a trove of additional support and information for parents.

Autism Society

Explore the latest news about autism and ASD research, plug into the autism community and much more at the home of the highly recognizable Autism Awareness Puzzle Ribbon.

Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page

A comprehensive list of books showcasing information and tools for parents and those affected by ASD.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

NINDS’ information page is filled with ASD information and organizations, including email and phone contact details.

This post is updated regularly.

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