ALA Young Adult Summer Program

We offer coaching services and support groups for young adults, parents, and industry professionals.

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Bowling with clubla

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For young adults who need a safe, welcoming, non-judgmental place to meet others with similar interests.

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Events & Conferences
Advance LA covers a variety of topics addressing the needs of teens and young adults.

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parent support

Parent Support
Connect with others that share your experience and gain valuable advice and resources


The Advance LA Difference

At Advance LA, we offer answers to the most frequently asked questions by parents of teens and young adults with special needs, “What happens next?” and “how to avoid failure to launch syndrome?”. Our personalized program provides clients with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, executive functioning difficulties and learning differences the experiences and opportunities necessary to lead a fulfilling adult life. We offer coaching services and support groups, as well as workshops and conferences for young adults, parents, and industry professionals.



what we offer


Our qualified staff and coaches provide resources, support, and training to those who may be struggling with the challenges of higher education, entering the workforce, how to improve social skills, how to engage appropriately in spectrum dating & romance, independent living, and other issues. We take a personalized approach that helps them progress and provides what they need to lead a more fulfilling life.



Tips to Manage Mental Health

Tips to Manage Mental Health 495 400 Advance LA

Advance LA is excited to recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, which is observed during the month of May; it aims to bring attention to the mental health needs and challenges faced by young adults as they transition into adulthood. Organizations and communities often use this month to educate, raise awareness,…

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Advance LA is one of the signature programs of The Help Group, the largest nonprofit of its kind in the United States. Since 1975, The Help Group has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with special needs related to autism spectrum disorder, learning differences, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse, and emotional problems.

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