Adulting can be challenging, but you don’t have to be perfect to embrace this journey. First, we both know you are no fool. One cannot “adult” in 500 words. But we might be able to highlight the concepts in that space, and the concepts can become life projects! Secondly, an illustrative story—I’m a psychologist. My

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in Transitioning to Adulthood by Rachel Bédard, PhD

Learn about SN Inclusion’s initiative to provide free career technical education (CTE) for neurodiverse individuals. Since being involved in a transformative internship at an autism intervention program at Chengdu’s Hospital for Women and Children, Isabella He, a junior at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, California, has been dedicating her efforts to the neurodiverse

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in Transitioning to Adulthood by Isabella He

If you researched the definition for the word “superhero,” you would find many explanations ranging from fictional to non-fictional characters. My personal definition would include the non-fictional characters. My husband would top that list for many reasons, but the two superheroes I would like to share with you today are my two sons. My son

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in Transitioning to Adulthood by Teresia Dulaney

Most parents of teens tell me they are not ready for their baby to date!  No question, their teens are curious, developing sexually in a typical manner (thank you, puberty), wondering/anxious about dating, and are truly considering the possibility of dating.  Before we get to the horrors and anxieties of dating, let’s recall some of

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in Transitioning to Adulthood by Rachel Bédard, PhD

An interview with Dr. Tony Attwood, Ph.D. AS/ASD expert In a previous article for Autism Parenting Magazine, I addressed erasing the prejudice of violence associated with individuals on the autism spectrum.  Although it is important to erase that growing prejudice, I mentioned that it would be negligent not to discuss the possibility of special interests

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in Transitioning to Adulthood by Rev. Stephanie C. Holmes, MA, BCCC

ASD Options for Living Independently Today there are more options than ever before for adults and young adults living independently with autism. Programs and centers have opened in many different places across the United States, giving many people access to their benefits, assistance, and services. The programs focus on helping adults of all ages with

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in Transitioning to Adulthood by Megan Kelly