I loved this life skills list! It gave me lots of ideas on things I want to work on with my kiddo, in fun ways. If more people knew how to do all of these things well before adult life, it would make the adjustment a lot easier.
Enter Jennifer McIlwee Myers, Aspie at Large. Co-author of the groundbreaking book "Asperger's and Girls," Jennifer's personal experience with Asperger's Syndrome and having a brother with autism makes her perspective doubly insightful.
"Life Skills for Kids: Equipping Your Child for the Real World" by Christine Field -- really great read for parents! Even as a proactive parent, I've put into place many more things the kids need to learn since reading this.
I hate when parents only yell at their kids for what they do wrong. I discourage yelling in our home. Kids listen better to talking it out. Praising them for what they do well is just as important. I can't image how some kids home lives can be.
10 Important Tips To Teach Life Skills For Kids 10 Important Life Skills Every Child Should Know. This is a great list of skills. A lot of them are fun to learn, and provide excellent bonding opportunities.