Adults (and select supports for teens) The AANE Adult Services team is here to help you feel connected, understood, and empowered. We offer many options for learning, community building, and problem solving to individuals with Asperger profiles who are over 18 and post-high school. We look forward to working with you! Living with an Asperger Profile for Adults. For more than two decades, AANE staff have learned about the talents and struggles of adults with Asperger profiles. Working closely and talking extensively with adults with Asperger’s, ranging in age from 18 to 83, along with their parents, relatives, and spouses, we have together explored successful strategies for addressing the challenges of Autism Spectrum .
May 29, · These medications include: Antipsychotic medications Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) Stimulant drugs. If you are an adult applying for Social Security disability based on Asperger’s Syndrome (or are representing an adult applying for benefits), your claim will be judged based on the guidelines laid out in the SSA’s Blue Book, under Section , which deals with autistic disorder and other pervasive developmental disorders.
Oct 01, · How is Asperger’s treated in adults? Cognitive behavioral therapy. A therapist can help you cope with some of the emotional effects of autism, such as social Speech therapy. A speech pathologist can work with you to learn voice control and modulation. Vocational therapy. Most adults . How can a parent help an adult with Asperger's function in today's world? The parents of adult Asperger's children are key to the successful independence of the child. The years of offering support and fighting for appropriate services and education pay off when they see the child has become an independent, contributing member of society.
I don’t know where you live, but many communities have support groups for those on the spectrum or suspect they may be. Here in San Antonio it is the “San Antonio Area Adults with Asperger Syndrome Meetup”. Also, you might go to your local Vocational Rehabilitation Services and see if they will assess him and put together a vocational plan. For personalized assistance, contact our Autism Response Team at (Spanish ) or [email protected] Our financial access coordinator can provide you with information on accessing disability benefits, understanding insurance coverage, planning for .