I think that the first part of my question was somehow cut off. Our son graduated from HS last year and was19 years old in January, and of course, an adult. A few years ago he was diagnosed with ADHD, and was given medication from his psyciatrist, but has continued to have social developmental issues. He is brilliant, with about a 150 IQ and has near classic signs of AS. We didn't realize these classic signs until over a year ago when my wife came upon them on the Internet after a suggestion from a dear friend of ours (she is a family law attorney, but also a great psychologist in her own right...though not a professional psychologist). We were encouraged when we first realized that our son may have AS, cause it seemed to explain a lot to us, until the professionals got involved (MD psyciatrist, PhD psychologist and MS Psychologist). They did not agree that our son was AS, but they do not live with him either. Anyhow, after graduation he has continued to try to seek employment to no avail and has elected not to continue to college at this time, though he has a scholarship and is very bright. He has also become more and more depressed as well. What did come through is that he had begun to make over the top statements and threats to others and to himself. The straw that broke the camel's back on Sunday was when we discovered his rifle that was supposed to be locked away unloaded in our bedroom was in fact unlocked and loaded under his bed. It was at this point that we took him to the treatment facility. Thankfully, he came peacefully, understaning why he was going.
I also believe it came through in my previous question that the doctorial candidate intake psychologist at the facility talked with our son, and with us for over an hour the other night and said that he was classic AS, just like we had felt so. She did her Master works in AS, and specializes in Autism and other disorders working in the local school system here as well (large city of over 2 million people). Our son attended private school and was never diagnosed with AS, and even now, does not have this diagnosis from a psychiatrist. The intake psychologist only makes observations to the staff of the facility. My question is that his diagnosis is very late at 19. We cannot get help from the school system here for him. What resources would you recomend for us to try to help him grow to become a man that will be able to support himself with this syndrom, assuming we are correct that he does have AS? Where do we turn? Thank you for your advice.