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Kids Grow up fast. Before you know it they are teenagers and then they are in the adult world.
Children with autism are the same! They grow up fast and before you know it they are teenagers and soon to be adults.
During a new stage of life, you wonder how you can best help your teenager with autism. What do they need to know before they enter the adult world?
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 the right skills to help them as they get older?
That is where my family comes in; we are in the exact same situation as you.
My mom and I do our best to help my teenage brother with autism reach his highest potential in a way that works for him.
family we realized there are not a lot of resources out there for teenagers and young adults with autism, especially how to help them learn life skills to help them as they enter the adult world. But we know that there can be a better way.
We believe that with YOUR compassion, support, and guidance teens with autism 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. We will teach you how to:
Guide and support your teen with autism as they enter the adult world
Find 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 what skills to teach and how to teach them
Connect you with evidence-based research strategies and resources for individuals with autism
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Imagine a life where you feel calm and confident in knowing how you can help your teen with autism learn life skills to help as they enter into the adult world.
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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 teens with autism can live up to their fullest potential.
- Necessary Life Skills for Teens with Autism
- How to Teach Teenagers with Autism Personal Hygiene Skills
- Free Personal Hygiene Sensory Strategies Toolkit
- Evidence-Based Practices for Individuals with Autism
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Resources for Teaching Life Skills Below is a list of books and resources I have come across when researching ways to help teach life skills to individuals with autism. I have personally read these books and found them all to be helpful in their own unique ways. Check...
How to Teach Teens with Autism How to Use the Microwave *This post may contain affiliate links. There is no extra cost to you, but if you purchase something through our link, we will receive a commission. Teaching how to use the microwave is an important cooking...
How to Teach Kitchen Safety Skills for Teens with Autism Kitchen Safety Skills can be a tricky area to figure out how to teach because there can be so many different scenerios when cooking. There could be different outcomes based on different situations. One area to...
Free Visuals to help with Teaching Laundry Skills Download our FREE Laundry Skills Printable that contains the steps to complete the laundry in a checklist format, visual sequencing cards with pictures and words, teaching tips, and activity ideas! Teaching Laundry...
Apps to Teach about Laundry Skills Are you trying to figure out how to teach laundry skills? We have come across some helpful apps that may be helpful to you when teaching your child the steps to complete laundry. We have also found some games that may spark their...
Activity Ideas to work on Toilet Training Toilet Training can be challenging for some with autism. I have tried to put together some activity ideas for younger and older children to help teach toileting skills. * This post contains affiliate links, which means I...
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