Developing Communication Skills for the Workplace

By Carolyn K. Jeppsen Organization for Autism Research (OAR) I am often asked how we can prepare autistic youth to thrive in the workplace. My answer is that helping our youth develop strong communication and self-determination skills that instill confidence and purpose is one of the most important things we can do to support them…

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Backpack Checklist

Download from Understood.org Getting your child’s backpack organized is a feat worth celebrating. But making sure kids put in everything they need for the trip to school and back can take some work. A luggage tag checklist is an easy way to help your child keep track, without it being obvious to other kids. All…

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