When we look at taking care of our minds and bodies, spending time with others may not be the first thing we think of. It is easy in our busy…
A common theme voiced from parents in our discussions centered around finding safe ways to stretch when transitioning into adulthood and increasing autonomy.
Do you struggle to remember when to do your household chores? Do you experience time-blindness when trying to manage your morning routine and be on time for work/school? When learning to manage your time/schedule in relation to your responsibilities at home or work expectations, look to these low-tech and easy tools. Set yourself up for success by trying the following:
As a Counselor at CA Human Services and an individual entering the field of social work, I have formed my career around listening. I am reminded of a client I worked
What can we start doing now, at home to prepare our adolescent or young adult for independence? This is a question I am frequently asked by parents and supportive parties who have a neurodiverse adolescent or adult living at home.
I am one step closer to my own independence, which is what the Adult programs at CA helped me to do. However, changing from something familiar to something new and different is a challenge.
Often when we think of kitchen skills, we think of cooking. While cooking is an important tool for us to be able to meet our basic need of nourishment, there are many aspects of cooking and kitchen management that are often overlooked as the foundation of independence in the kitchen.
One of my favorite ethical principles included in the Code of Ethics is the importance of acknowledging and fostering the dignity and worth of everyone.
How I Chose to be in the CA Residential Program. I recall in the first blog I wrote, it ended up being about my residential experience and the steps my family and I took to get me there.
At CA we believe our community is best served when disability service providers collaborate to address the services gaps and needs for community members. We devote time and resources to this collaborative effort through daily outreach to community partners, virtual information sessions,