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Spotlight On Advance LA Client Success!

Spotlight OnAdvance LA Client Success!Christina is a wonder! She began working with the Advance LA Life Skills Coaching Program last summer. Due to Christina’s dedication and motivation, she is making great strides toward meeting her goals of improved health/wellness and learning independent living skills. Christina initially made the decision to work with a Life Skills…

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Finding Love And Romance

Assisting Young Adults With ASD With Finding Love And RomanceWhile February days are often cold and gray, Valentine’s Day can be a true bright spot. As Dr. Seuss said, “You know when you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because the reality is finally better than your dreams.” Cheers to love! It is natural…

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s ResolutionsHAPPY 2021! Happy New Year! The beginning of 2021 is the perfect time for setting personal goals and then trying your best to take the necessary steps toward achievement. At Advance LA, our Life Skills Coaches teach our clients the important skill of setting a goal using the S.M.A.R.T. format. This means our…

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Home For The Holidays

Home For The HolidaysAs the saying goes, “there’s no place like home for the holidays” – especially this year! For all of us, this will be a very unique holiday season. We may not have our traditional celebrations, office parties, or special get-togethers with close friends due to the current pandemic. But for some neurodivergent folks, celebrating…

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A Successful Remote Learner

You Need To Sit In The “Front Row”To Be A Successful Remote Learner!Research shows that successful students choose to sit in the front row of a classroom. But is it possible to sit in the front row when you are learning remotely? Absolutely! You just need to take on the mindset that you are going to act as if you…

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How to Have an Attitude of Gratitude

Even for Thanksgiving 2020How to Have an Attitude of GratitudeThe phrase, “attitude of gratitude” may seem like a cliche, but during this challenging 2020 year, taking the time to pause and experience gratitude may help to change your perspective and give you a more positive outlook on life. Gratitude is a valuable tool to help…

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Strategies For Coping with Uncertainty

Strategies ForCoping with UncertaintyLife can feel very uncertain these days. Young adults may feel worried about what their fall college semesters will look like, if they will be able to find a job, and if they will be able to hang out with their friends or go on a date. Feelings of fear and worry…

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Preparing for An Online College Fall Semester

Preparing for AnOnline College Fall SemesterWhile we are all adjusting to a “new normal” during the Covid-19 pandemic, it is college students who are really feeling the impact of this health crisis. While many colleges are still planning for an in-person experience, the actual day-to-day college life will likely come with modifications and restrictions. It…

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4 Strategies to Help Ease Into Your New Normal

4 Strategies toHelp Ease Into Your New NormalWe are all feeling a bit uncertain about what life will look like once we “re-open.” Some of us can’t wait to return to our typical daily routine of leaving the house in the morning for work or school, and then returning home in the evening. But there…

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Fun Things To Do During Summer 2020!

Fun Things To Do DuringSummer 2020!Here are 7 ideas that may bring some sunshine to an indoor summer: Enroll in an online activity – Pick something fun like a dance class, a yoga class, a cooking class or a gaming class. This will help you put an event in your calendar and give you something to…

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