Moving into one’s own home, while exciting, can be a scary and complex process for any youngadult. For neurodiverse people and their families, it can be especially difficult. Today’s world […]
Neurodiverse people – anyone diagnosed with a brain-related developmental condition – are constantly trying to operate in a world that wasn’t designed for them. People with autism, ADHD, learning differences […]
As graduation season approaches, I can’t help but think about the students leaving high school. What do young people need to know as they enter adulthood? I recently reflected on […]
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The best new Disney films for people of all ages to watch during Developmental Disability Awareness Month.
This March, consider celebrating National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month with a film to enjoy with your family. Enjoying a film with your young adults can allow them to share a […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in six or 17% of children between the ages of 3 and 17 years have one or more developmental disabilities throughout the United States. People living with developmental disabilities want to live a happy life and connect with communities and to be valued for their contributions.
Developing and maintaining healthy relationships!In light of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to discuss relationships this month. They can be messy and complicated for anyone. They can be even more complex for neurodiverse individuals who communicate and socialize differently. This includes not only romantic relationships, but also connections with friends, family, and people from work. Ultimately, a relationship is a connection formed by communicating. Relationships are an important part of our basic human needs.
Albany, NY – The Arc Lexingtonhas formed a partnership with Warren-Washington-Albany ARC(WWAARC) to expand its Transitions program into the Capital Region.WWAARC will offer employment supports to Transitions students who attend the Transitions program in Albany. These supports include internships, career counseling, on-the-job coaching services, job training and more.