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A Perfectly Imperfect Holiday 495 401 Advance LA

A Perfectly Imperfect Holiday

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.…

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Parenting A Neurodivergent Young Adult 495 401 Advance LA

Parenting A Neurodivergent Young Adult

The Unique Joys And Challenges Of Parenting A Neurodivergent Young AdultNovember is the month where having an “attitude of gratitude” is promoted. For parents of neurodivergent young adults, it can be challenging at times to feel gratitude. There can be moments of feeling overwhelmed and time spent wishing life could be easier for your child.…

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Staying Motivated When The Novelty Wears Off 495 401 Advance LA

Staying Motivated When The Novelty Wears Off

Staying Motivated When The Novelty Wears OffThe reality is that the thrill of something new eventually wears off. This is to be expected as just part of life. The loss of the initial thrill can be about big life events such as a new romantic relationship, a new job, or new classes at college as…

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Pssst! Here Are The Secrets For A Successful New School Year! 495 401 Advance LA

Pssst! Here Are The Secrets For A Successful New School Year!

Pssst! Here Are The Secrets For A Successful New School Year!A new school year brings new opportunities, new adventures, new friendships, and new challenges. For all students, and especially neurodivergent students, it is important to start a new school year on the right foot. Successful students tend to practice behaviors that translate to better grades…

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Summertime Is Perfect for Dipping A Toe Into The Dating Pool 495 401 Advance LA

Summertime Is Perfect for Dipping A Toe Into The Dating Pool

Summertime Is Perfect for Dipping A Toe Into The Dating PoolSome people find themselves feeling more relaxed and care-free during the summer months. Maybe the reason is the availability of fun activities such as beach trips, evening strolls to the ice cream store, barbecues, and outdoor concerts. All of these options are good ideas for…

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Get A Jump Start On The Fall By Practicing Skills During The Summer! 495 401 Advance LA

Get A Jump Start On The Fall By Practicing Skills During The Summer!

Get A Jump Start On The Fall By Practicing Skills During The Summer!Many recent high school graduates view the summer months as a long celebration of the end of high school. And, of course, we want our recent grads to spend time at the beach, enjoy lazy afternoons, and warm summer evening barbecues. But the…

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Happy Graduation! Cheers To New Adventures! 495 401 Advance LA

Happy Graduation! Cheers To New Adventures!

Happy Graduation! Cheers To New Adventures!From all of us at Advance LA, congratulations to the high school graduates! This is a huge milestone for a young person who has completed thirteen years of education. It is typical for high school seniors to experience mixed emotions as they participate in graduation ceremonies and parties. Feelings of…

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Is My Adult Child Addicted To Video Games? 495 401 Advance LA

Is My Adult Child Addicted To Video Games?

Is My Adult Child Addicted To Video Games?If you are a parent of a young adult who spends most of their time playing video games, you are not alone. It is now such a common issue that there is a national support group, olganon, for parents of adult children with video game addiction. On-Line Gamers…

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The Benefits of Psychotherapy in Autism 495 401 Advance LA

The Benefits of Psychotherapy in Autism

Addressing Anxiety, Depression, and Trauma Through TherapyThe Benefits of Psychotherapy in AutismApril is Autism Acceptance Month, and we covered an important topic in this month’s webcast. Recent statistics show that about 75% of autistic children have a comorbid mental health challenge, and nearly 50% have two or more comorbid mental health challenges. Common conditions include…

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Autism Acceptance Month 495 401 Advance LA

Autism Acceptance Month

How to Transition to Independent Adulthood and Avoid Failure to Launch SyndromeAutism Acceptance MonthApril is Autism Acceptance Month, a time to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, and to provide continued support, kindness, and compassion for the Autism Community. The hope is to ignite change through improved support and opportunities in all areas…

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