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Autistic Teenagers and Young Adults need learning strategies and resources to help them learn new skills that are strengths-based and pro neurodiversity. 

As busy parents and professionals, you are limited with your time.  You can’t go looking everywhere online for resources to help you.

You constantly wonder, am I doing enough for them? Am I teaching them in a way that works for them?

 That is where I want to help you out.

My name is Sara and I have my doctorate in occupational therapy.

I am on a journey to becoming a neurodiversity-affirming occupational therapist that believes in using strengths-based teaching resources to help autistic teens and young adults reach their goals. 

I decided to become an occupational therapist after my younger brother was diagnosed with autism.

As he entered his teen years and now as a young adult, I realized there are not a lot of resources out there for autistic teenagers and young adults. Especially how to help them learn life skills to help them as they enter the adult world. 

My mission is to provide strengths-based neurodiversity-affirming resources and teaching strategies to help autistic teens and young adults learn life skills and help them reach their highest potential.

 

 

Independent living is not doing things by yourself. It is being in control of how things are done.

—Judy Heumann

 

 

I believe that with YOUR compassion, support, and guidance autistic teens and young adults can live up to their fullest potential. 

 

You can feel confident in learning how to teach life skills and satisfied that you are doing enough for them to reach their highest potential.

 

This is why Learning for a Purpose was created. I will teach you how to:

  • Guide and support your autistic teen and young adult as they enter the adult world

  • Find and use neurodiversity affirming and strengths-based teaching strategies that will work for your situation

  • Create resources for teaching a variety of life skills so you don’t have to look everywhere on the internet

  • Help you feel confident with using neurodiversity affirming and strengths-based approaches when teaching life skills

  • Connect you with evidence-based research strategies and resources for autistic teens and young adults.

Finding helpful resources for autistic teens and young adults, just got easier for you.

 

 

Imagine a life where you feel calm and confident in knowing how you can help your autistic teenager or young adults learn life skills to help as they enter into the adult world. 

 

 

“This is the first blog I have come across that specifically talks about teens. This is exactly what our family has needed.”

Angela

“Thank you for all that you do to find valuable resources! It saves me so much time not having to look everywhere online!”-

Susan

There are so many different life skills to learn and it can feel so overwhelming trying to figure out where to start.

Check out some of our most helpful blog posts and products to help you get started and to help YOU feel confident in teaching life skills.

Because we believe that with YOUR compassion, support, and guidance autistic teens and young adults can live up to their fullest potential. 

Want to learn a step-by-step process for teaching life skills to autistic teens and young adults? 

Check out our new online course Learning Life Skills for a Purpose!

I  will teach you the step-by-step process of how to use task analysis and visual supports to help teach life skills to autistic teens and young adults. Plus we give you step-by-step resources to help get you started with specific personal hygiene skills!

 

“Thank you so much for creating this awesome resource and course! It has been very helpful so far! I am so excited to work through this course as teaching life skills overall has been quite challenging. Keep up the great work!”

Morgan

Occupational Therapist

“I appreciate the ease of being able to get great resources online and the ability to share new information with students/staff and families.”

Alicia

Occupational Therapist

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