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 day-to-day lives to feel caught up in our obligations and allow our relationships to fall by the wayside. While we may frequently interact with co-workers,…
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:
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.
What is the difference between college capable and college ready? For families of young adults on the Autism Spectrum, it often boils down to executive function skills, independent living skills and social skills. In order to be successful in college, students need to …
As a kid, I always had a difficult time with challenges even before I was diagnosed with autism. . Challenges are all over the place and can come in various forms, from big to small. I often remember what my friend said, “Change is the only constant in this world”. I would soon face another challenge.
Sometimes, it can be difficult for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder to figure out their ideal career path. This is especially true for parents with ASD – finding an employer who understands your personal needs and your responsibilities as a parent isn’t easy. This is why entrepreneurship is a viable, flexible path for parents with ASD. And with support from organizations like CA Human Services, business ownership is within your reach! Following these tips can help you get started as an entrepreneur.
Do you ever find yourself trying to balance work, exercise, household cleanliness, a budget, and other daily tasks that can sometimes feel overwhelming to complete? For many neurotypical individuals, it can be difficult to keep track of every aspect of our lives without letting something fall through the cracks for a time before we pick it back up. In this process, we remind ourselves that we are doing the best we can, right? What about that same type of balance for the neurodiverse?
Approximately one in 54 children in the US are on the spectrum. We have learned a great deal about autism spectrum disorders (ASD) over the last couple of decades, including how our homes can impact those with sensory and other disorders. Whether you have a child of your own or plan to foster, read on for autism-friendly home ideas.
Is college an option for my child with autism? Often, the answer is yes, your child with autism can go to college. Whether they are looking at a two-year associate’s program or a four-year bachelor’s program, or even a trade school for vocational training, there are many options. And, they can be successful, though they may need some supports.
Written by: Briana Judd, MS, BCBA, LBA Hi friends! Have you heard about Uneepi yet? Uneepi is an exciting new website for Online dating and friendships for autism and other developmental disabilities such as Asperger’s. What does Uneepi offer in the way of online dating and friendships for autism? Options to date. Options…