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Asperger Friends Support Group


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Joined: Nov 03, 2005
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Posted Feb 07, 2005 at 12:26:14 AM
Subject: Asperger Friends Support Group

We will have topic on college with Asperger sydrome student and how
students are doing in college.

We are forming a group for Adults, ages 18 and up who have
Asperger's Syndrome. Other young people with high-functioning
autism, or PDD may also be comfortable in our group. The main
purpose of the group will be socializing. We plan to meet once a
month for a support-type group, where we will get to know one
another and talk about the challenges of our jobs or college
classes, learning to deal with co-workers, and finding friends when
school is over. We would also like to meet one other night each
month to go to a movie, out to dinner, bowling or any other
activities that the group members are interested in. We have
tentatively arranged to meet at Healthquest in Flemington. We have
reserved a room for late Sunday afternoons. We would meet for two
hours from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Parents would be welcome to meet with
one another at the same time. The group will have a facilitator,
someone who can help us with the tasks of running a meeting. If you
or someone you know would be interested in joining our group, please
contact Matt at info@aspergerfriends.com

My web site is www.aspergerfriends.com

Please e-mail if you can make the meeting at info@aspergerfriends.com

We are part of Aspen of New Jersey

Place and town: Health Quest, Flemington, New Jersey

Directions: Directions to Facility

From the South

(295N or 95N) Exit 4 - Rt 31N for ~12 mi. US-202/RT-31 towards
FLEMINGTON about 5 mi. Enter circle and take 2nd exit onto Rt 31
about 2 mi. Turn right onto HealthQuest Blvd. and into parking lot.

From Route 202 North From Somerville Circle 10.91 mi. Turn RIGHT
onto RIVER RD. 1.5 mi. RIVER RD becomes RIVER RD/CR-523. 0.87 mi.
Turn LEFT onto CR-612/BARTLES CORNER RD 0.6 mi. Turn RIGHT into
Hunterdon Regional Community Health. Cross over small bridge and
pass The Jack Cust Baseball Academy into HealthQuest's parking lot.

From Route 78 East or West Exit for NJ-31 S. 7.8 miles Turn LEFT
onto HealthQuest Blvd. and into parking lot.

time of your meeting: 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

day of your meeting: 3rd Sunday of every month

Date of our first meeting: February 20, 2005

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Barbara L
Joined Mar 24, 2005
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Posted:Mar 24, 2005 8:50:11 PM

Hello - hope the group has started off well - are there other "middle-adulthood" AS folks out there? (On this b-board, I mean :wink: ) I am in my mid-40's, recently diagnosed, still trying to get a handle on which problematic aspects of my life might be attributable to AS - and to find some effective approaches to learning some of those "unwritten rules" - surely there are positive aspects as well - would be interested in hearing from others in similar situations - thanks!

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