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Supporting Your Neurodivergent Young Adult During The Holidays 495 400 Advance LA

Supporting Your Neurodivergent Young Adult During The Holidays

Supporting Your Neurodivergent Young Adult During The HolidaysFor many neurodivergent young adults, the holiday season can be a minefield of social expectations. There is so much pressure to spend lots of time with family and friends. But those types of interaction require a social proficiency that can be difficult for young adults with challenges. Young…

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New Year, Fresh Start! 495 401 Advance LA

New Year, Fresh Start!

New Year, Fresh Start!“Take the first step. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Wise words from Dr. King. The beginning of a new year is a fresh start, the perfect time to set a goal and work toward the wonderful feeling of…

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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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Living With Your Young Adult 600 600 Advance LA

Living With Your Young Adult

Living With Your Young AdultFor many parents and young adults who live together at home, life can sometimes be a bit frustrating. Parents may prefer more structure while young adults may yearn for more freedom. One way for parents and young adults to navigate this complicated time is to set boundaries. Firm, clear boundaries create…

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

Why Join ALA’s P2P Support Group

5 Reasons to Join ALA’s Parent2Parent Support GroupJoining a support group is a wonderful way to practice self-care. A support group can be a source of information as well as a safe place to share your experience with other people who are in similar circumstances. Here are 5 reasons to join Advance LA’s Parent2Parent (P2P)…

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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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