Check out our list of Life Skills Resources Below!

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,...

Calming Strategies for Teaching Personal Hygiene Cares

HOW CAN PARENTS HELP THEIR CHILDREN LEARN LIFE SKILLS? HAVE PATIENCE Understand that when we are trying to learn something new there can be a lot of frustration for the child and for you as a parent. Know that it may take your child longer to learn something then it...

Positives of Autism

The Positives of Autism Today I wanted to share with you the positive aspects of autism, and how we can celebrate differences in everyone's unique abilities. While working as an occupational therapist and being a big sister of a sibling with autism, I have been able...

Support for Parents of Teens with Autism

*This post may contain affiliate links. You may ask yourself, when did my child become a teenager? Kids grow up so fast, right before our eyes, and time keeps rushing right by us. In our family, my brother is now 15 years old! How did this happen? As a sister and a...