Check out our list of Life Skills Resources Below!

Water Safety for Kids with Autism

Water Safety Water safety is a huge safety concern especially during the summer months where kids are more exposed to pools, lakes, and the beach. When researching about water safety for kids with autism, I found out that drowning is the leading cause of death for...

Free Resources for Coping Strategies for Teens

Coping Strategies Coping Strategies are techniques that teens can use to help them when they are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, angry, or frustrated to help them feel more calm and relaxed. It is important to help teach teens how to deal with their emotions and...

Free Resources to Teach Boys about Puberty

Free Resources to Teach Boys about Puberty Puberty can be a difficult topic to discuss, but it is a very important concept for teens and adolescents to understand why and how their bodies are changing. Teaching teens with autism about puberty and how their body is...

Free Resources for Making Friends for Teens

Making Friends Do you have a teenager that has difficulty making friends at school? Friendships can be difficult for some teenagers to form and then maybe even more difficult once they leave school. Making friends can sometimes be a hard skill for teens on the autism...

How to Help Teens with Sensory Meltdowns

How to Handle Changes Hormonal changes, new expectations, social situations, a need for independence, and emotional mood swings are all things that a teenager is experiencing. The list goes on and on. Their body is changing physically and emotionally. They are...

Tips on How to Help your Teen with Shoe Tying

Everyday Life Skills Personal Hygiene Skills in the Bathroom Ebook Help your child or teen with Autism become independent with personal hygiene cares! Shoe Tying *This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link we will receive an income, but there is no...

Is My Teen with Autism Ready for Dating?

Teens with Autism and Dating Thinking about your teen dating can be scary for some parents, but we want to help make this process a little easier for you. Navigating the social aspects of dating can be difficult for teens with autism. Just like many other social...

Will My Teen with Autism Live on their Own?

Will My Teen with Autism Live on their Own? This is a question we ask ourselves for our own family, but I hear this question all of the time as an occupational therapist, from parents of teens and children with autism. We hear you and we understand the anxiety, fear,...