Why do so many adults with autism struggle with finding and keeping a job? The world simply isn’t built for neurodivergent people–but there are things employers can do to remedy that.
Transitioning to Independence: 5 Online Resources to Help Neurodivergent Young Adults Find Jobs & Job Skills
85% of adults with autism are unemployed or underemployed, yet 60% of them have cognitive abilities at or above those of neurotypical individuals. So what is the problem?
Learn how co-regulation improves communication, encourages independence and practical ideas to implement this core concept of parenting at home.
Intrinsic motivation is the ability to be motivated internally, without external reward. Building intrinsic motivation in our children, autism or not, is a goal of all parents because without this force driving them, they will never achieve independence.
Dynamic growth is a key function of dynamic intelligence. With this, your child’s mental resources are improved. Your child constructs and continuously builds a library of personal knowledge that they can retrieve from as needed.
Growth and independence are possible, and they happen through a process of guidance that stimulates growth-seeking and awareness in the child.
This blog post was originally published here. 90% of parents (if not more) share this common concern. “I know my child has good potential. But I don’t know how to tap into it.” This need not be at...
Guide your children to be life-long participated learners with these steps.
When helping your child to reach potential – you expect him to flourish and have a wonderful life. You expect him to be successful, in his way. Not in a way you’ve determined for him. When you give your child this gift of true acceptance, he will show you his potential.
Are you going to be the parent who believes in his/her child? Are you going to presume competence?
5 steps to help your child connect the dots
Dynamic focuses on problem solving, thinking, flexibility, where there are several solutions to a single problem.
An RDI® Guide to Happiness
When you thought about having children, what were your dreams for your child?
Many people believe that children with ASD and other developmental disabilities can only learn “static” skills (skills that are rote in nature). This is not the case!
Helping your child learn life´s necesarry skills.
Children with ASD can learn independence too.
By 2020, it is estimated that there will be a shortage of 95 million skilled workers. Will autistic people fill those gaps?
We have to change the way we think about measured success early in life.
We saw tremendous changes in the first year itself…so what happened?
In RDI parents are given the hefty task of imagining their family life in 5 years, 10 years.
Train a generation of young men and women to work with autistics who need support …
Autism is neither good nor bad. It just exists, and it’s up to us…
So…once they have your attention, then what?
The RDI programs are designed to develop dynamic, independent thinking.
Through careful, systematic remediation, we can help the brain develop more normally.