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A Perfectly Imperfect Holiday

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A Perfectly Imperfect HolidayHoliday perfectionism is one of the main causes of holiday stress. Whether it’s spending all day cooking the perfect recipes for your holiday feast, making sure your house is perfectly decorated, or spending all day trying to perfectly wrap gifts, trying to do it all can zap any ounce of holiday joy. In addition, for some parents of neurodivergent young adults, there is the added stress of the societal pressure to have a flawless family life and perfect children. The reality is that despite what we may see on social media, “perfect” families simply do not exist.…

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How to Prepare in the Summer Before College

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How to Prepare in the Summer Before CollegeJuly is the month for spending time at…

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Health and Wellness

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Health and WellnessJune is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month! Are you eating enough fruits…

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May is the Month to Find a Summer Job!

May is the Month to Find a Summer Job! 600 600 Advance LA

May is the Month toFind a Summer Job!Now is the time to start looking for…

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2019 Conference – Square Peg – Round Holes: Dare to be Different

2019 Conference – Square Peg – Round Holes: Dare to be Different 600 600 Advance LA

Advance LA 2019 ConferenceSquare Peg - Round Holes: Dare to be Different The Help Group’s…

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Spring Cleaning Strategies

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Spring Cleaning StrategiesSpring is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts. At this time…

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March Madness, Inspiration to Exercise!

March Madness, Inspiration to Exercise! 600 600 Advance LA

March is a great month to focus on exercise, health and wellness. Let’s call it March Motivation!

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Dating for Young Adults with Diverse Challenges

Dating for Young Adults with Diverse Challenges 600 600 Advance LA

Dating for Young Adults with Diverse ChallengesOh, February – the month where the focus is…

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How to Set Realistic Goals for the New Year

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How ToSet Realistic Goals for the New YearThe beginning of a New Year is an…

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Returning To College With A New Outlook

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Returning To College With A New OutlookParents of college freshmen look forward to their child…

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Helping Young Adults After A Wildfire

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Helping Young Adults After A WildfireParents of college freshmen look forward to their child coming…

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Tips to Keep Holiday Stress at Bay

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10 Tips to KeepHoliday Stress at Bay for Young AdultsHolidays bring fun and joy –…

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Why Join ALA’s P2P Support Group

Why Join ALA’s P2P Support Group 600 600 Advance LA

5 Reasons to Join ALA’s Parent2Parent Support GroupJoining a support group is a wonderful way…

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Avoiding the Homework Battles

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Strategies ForAvoiding the Homework BattlesHomework. Just the sight of that word is enough to make…

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2018 Conference – Thriving Through Transitions: Finding Strengths in Differences

2018 Conference – Thriving Through Transitions: Finding Strengths in Differences 600 600 Advance LA

Advance LA 2018 ConferenceThriving Through Transitions: Finding Strengths in Differences The Help Group’s 2018 Advance…

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2017 Conference – #Connect

2017 Conference – #Connect 600 600 Advance LA

Cutting-Edge Research and Best Practices for Young Adults with Diverse Needs#Connect On Friday, May 5th,…

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2015 Conference – The Science of Happiness: Purpose. Connection. Optimism. Grit.

2015 Conference – The Science of Happiness: Purpose. Connection. Optimism. Grit. 600 600 Advance LA

Advance LA 2015 ConferenceThe Science of Happiness: Purpose. Connection. Optimism. Grit. The 4th Annual Advance…

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Interview with Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD

Interview with Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD 600 600 Advance LA

Interview With Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD Advance LA is thrilled to welcome our Keynote Speaker, Sonja…

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Giving Thanks

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Giving ThanksThis post is from guest blogger, K.S. – age 21 One of my favorite things…

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4th Annual Advance LA Conference

4th Annual Advance LA Conference 600 600 Advance LA

4th Annual Advance LA Conference   The Science of Happiness: Purpose. Connection. Optimism. Grit. Presenting…

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Club LA Lounge: Winter Beach Party

Club LA Lounge: Winter Beach Party 600 600 Advance LA

Club LA LoungeWinter Beach PartyA group of nine adults hung out at Club LA Lounge’s…

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Advance LA 2015 Conference

Advance LA 2015 Conference 600 600 Advance LA

Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at the University of California – Riverside, will be the Keynote Speaker …

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