Navigating Romantic Relationships 495 401 Advance LA

Navigating Romantic Relationships

Navigating Romantic RelationshipsRomantic relationships are complex and confusing for everybody! But, for some neurodivergent people, romantic relationships are even more challenging. Many neurodivergent young adults crave intimacy and love, but they may be unsure how to achieve it in a romantic relationship. They may not understand the everyday subtle social cues from their partner. This…

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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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How to Prepare in the Summer Before College 600 600 Advance LA

How to Prepare in the Summer Before College

How to Prepare in the Summer Before CollegeJuly is the month for spending time at the beach, having a BBQ with friends, lounging in a hammock on a lazy afternoon – and preparing for the fall semester at college. The last part of that sentence may have made you think, “what?????” Although it isn’t easy…

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Health and Wellness

Health and WellnessJune is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month! Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables? The Dietary Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommend that adults eat 5 to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. That seems like a lot! And research shows that most adults eat only 0 –…

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

May is the Month to Find a Summer Job!

May is the Month toFind a Summer Job!Now is the time to start looking for that summer job. The earlier you start, the more likely it is that you will find a job that you like and one that is a good match for your skills. A recent study showed that 70 percent of all…

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Spring Cleaning Strategies

Spring Cleaning StrategiesSpring is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts. At this time of year, we begin to feel more open to inviting changes – both big and small – into our lives. One type of change that can bring about a sense of optimism and enthusiasm is to undertake a spring cleaning…

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Giving Thanks

Giving ThanksThis post is from guest blogger, K.S. – age 21 One of my favorite things about being in the Advance LA program is the ability to give back to the community through internships. Not only do internships give me a chance to help children like me succeed, they also help me prepare for future jobs.…

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