Life skills for adults with autism are very important as they transition to adulthood. Actively participate in transition planning to ensure your young adult's future. Click to read more or pin for later!
Why Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work
"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
QuickCues ($4.99) a social script app that helps teens and young adults on the autism spectrum to handle new situations and learn new skills. On the Job: NEW!!! Helps users navigate the complex world of employment. It includes scripts for nurturing appropriate office conversation, addressing conflict, and successful interaction in team membership (additional $4.99 iAP).
'Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum' picks up many of the themes Lynne Soraya discusses in Asperger's Diary, her blog for Psychology Today. Topics include managing emotional and sensory issues, safety, interviewing for jobs, and connecting with friends and romantic partners. We talked with Soraya, who works in technology for a Fortune 500 firm, about her efforts to help young adults with autism reach their potential.