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Local Resources:

Is this your child? (student, husband, etc.)

Are you having problems finding and sustaining employment? Does your Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism get in the way of interviews and stop the prospective employer from seeing your potential? For more information go to www.employabilities.ab.ca

The Autism Society of Edmonton Area provides a variety of support and social groups, as well as a drama group for young adults. For a list of other services and many links to the autism community. please go to the Autism Society website www.autismedmonton.org

Are you looking for information about ASD conferences in your area? How about an extensive catalog of resources that you can peruse, including blogs, an articles list, and books available for purchase? Follow the link to www.autismawarenesscentre.org

Are you looking for information regarding ADD, ADHD or counselling? For these services and more contact www.tilleypsych.com

Other Helpful Links









www.ehow.com (Lots of great articles)

Useful Books

Books for Professionals

My Book Full of Feelings: How to Control and React to the Size of Your Emotions. Jaffe, Amy V. and Gardner, Luci; Autism Asperger Publishing Co.

Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World. Smith Myles, Brenda, Tapscoot Cook, Katherine , Miller, Nancy E. , Rinner, Louann , Robbons, Lisa A., and Chiles, Penny (illustrator); Autism Asperger Publishing Co.

My Sensory Book: Working Together to Explore Sensory Issues and the Big Feelings They Can Cause: A Workbook for Parents, Professionals, and Children. Kerstein, Lauren H.; Autism Asperger Publishing Co.

Understanding How Asperger Children and Adolescents Think and Learn. Jacobsen, Paula; Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom. Moyes, Rebecca A.; Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Asperger Syndrome - What Teachers Need to Know. Winter, Matt ; Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence - Practical Solutions for School Success Smith Myles, Brenda and Adreon, Diane; Autism Asperger Publishing Co.

How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger's. McIlwee Myers, Jennifer; Future Horizons

Books for Adults

The Asperger Social Guide. Edmonds, Genevieve and Worton, Dean; Sage Publications

Solutions for Adults with Asperger Syndrome. Lovett, Juanita P. (PhD); Fair Winds Press

Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships. Stanford, Ashley; Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Asperger's Syndrome and Adults. . . Is Anyone Listening? Rodman, Karen (collected by); Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The Way I See It - A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger's. Grandin, Dr. Temple; Future Horizons, Inc.

Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives Of Autism. Grandin, Dr. Temple and Barron, Sean; Future Horizons, Inc.

Social Skills for Teenagers and Adults with Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide to Day-to-Day Life. Patrick, Nancy J.; Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Books Related to Employment

Social Thinking at Work Why Should I Care? Garcia Winner, Michelle & Crooke, Pamela; Think Social Publishing, Inc.

Business for Aspies 42 Best Practices for Using Asperger Syndrome Traits at Work Successfully. Stanford, Ashley; Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Asperger Syndrome & Employment - What People with Asperger Syndrome Really Really Want. Hendricks, Sarah; Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Disability. Fast, Yvonne and others; Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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