Autism spectrum disorders. Autism spectrum disorder and adults. A person with Asperger syndrome often has trouble understanding the emotions of other people. Adults with high-functioning autism have access to books, support groups, conferences and other resources that provide insight, ideas, and information on all aspects of life with AS. The Global and Regional Partnership for Asperger Syndrome (GRASP) offers a whole page of links to sites and resources to support adults with AS seeking ideas, insights, . Modus have a number of specialist residential services that cater for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD), learning disabilities (LD), challenging behaviour and/or associated mental health needs. These services are based in Devon (Exeter, Torbay and Plymouth) and in Surrey (Kingswood, Sutton and Tadworth).