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ANSWER ASPERGERS NETWORK SUPPORT FOR WELLBEING EDUCATION & RESEARCH

www.aspergersmn.org Tax ID 80-0120494

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ANSWER/Aspergers Network Support for Well-being, Education & Research is a 501c3 that was established in 2004 by 2 mothers whose sons were diagnosed with aspergers.  We are located in the western suburb of the Twin Cities in Minnesota.

ANSWER is committed to working on ways to bridge the gaps in the current services for this ASD/Aspergers population. One of which is by offering transitional support with the help of Dr. Jed Baker & the Preparing for Life curriculum.  We have a collaborative relationship with Friendship Ventures camps & provide parent support through group meetings one time a month.  There is a housing initiative we have been carefully constructing & fore see being something we undertake in the near future. It is also our mission to help families from diagnosis to independent living find, fund & secure the services they need.  Our website is currently being worked on as we mentioned but you can still access it at : www.aspergersmn.org. Also we have a new page on FB at: https://www.facebook.com/answerMN.

Here are the details regarding our asperger's camp: Annandale Sleep Over Camp is Aug 5-10 (#253) for 13-15yr old, (#254) for 16-21yr old & EdenWood Day Camp is Aug 13-17 (#738) for 5-14yr old.  More information at: http://www.friendshipventures.org/specific-needs-sessions



Here is the link to our current fundraising campaign event being held at Hell's Kitchen in Mnpls on Mon. April 23rd:  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3197382457/efblike  Steve Knowlton is an accomplished runner & has a desire to bring awareness/acceptance across the US to ASD.  You can read more about him at www.steveknowlton.com .He will begin his run in San Fransisco on June 1st, 2012.