Developing Lifeskills: How to Teach A Skill

Developing Lifeskills: How to Teach A Skill What are LifeSkills? Basic lifeskills are laundry, cooking, cleaning, getting dressed, shaving, personal hygiene, shopping, ordering at a restaurant, paying bills, working, taking vitamins or pills, making healthy choices, exercise, advocating for themselves, navigating their community, and making and keeping friends. Some life skills overlap with social skills […]

Volunteering Opportunities for People With ASD

Volunteering Opportunities for People With ASD by Holly Bortfeld Volunteering is essential for creating well-rounded adults. Volunteering not only teaches skills and keeps the volunteer engaged, but also benefits the larger community, spreads autism awareness and we can make new friends. The following are just some examples of volunteering opportunities that may be of interest […]

Developing Lifeskills: Chores

Developing Lifeskills: Chores Household chores can, and should, be started early with very young children, and that goes for children with autism too. Our kids are very capable of learning all of these skills, even if they take longer to learn them. Learn how to break each task down and teach the skills here. Why […]