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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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The Mixed Emotions of Transition 600 600 Advance LA

The Mixed Emotions of Transition

The MixedEmotions of TransitionFrom 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 fear, anxiety,…

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The Importance of “Soft Skills” 600 600 Advance LA

The Importance of “Soft Skills”

The Importance of“Soft Skills”Proficiency of what is known as the “Soft Skills” is an important factor for independent adulthood. “Soft skills” refer to the ability to competently handle the social and emotional expectations and demands that occur on a college campus, in the workplace, and in daily life. When is the time to start learning…

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Transitioning To Independence 600 600 Advance LA

Transitioning To Independence

April is Autism Acceptance Month, a time to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism read more
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Spotlight On Advance LA Client Success! 600 600 Advance LA

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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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 600 600 Advance LA

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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p2p Recap – Independent Living 600 600 Advance LA

p2p Recap – Independent Living

p2p RecapIndependent LivingWe had 13 parents join Advance LA for our monthly P2P meeting on Monday, November 3rd.  This special group meets on the first Monday of each month to share successes and challenges in supporting young adults in their transition to increased independence. Among several topics discussed, parents shared that their young adults may…

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