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Self-defense Training for Individuals with Disabilities

Self-defense Training for Individuals with Disabilities While self-defense is often associated with physical protection, its benefits extend beyond that, especially for teens and adults with disabilities. It can offer increased independence, confidence, and a sense of empowerment. Primarily, self-defense training equips individuals with disabilities with the means to protect themselves physically. Unfortunately, people with disabilities […]

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Transdisciplinary Team Approach for Teens and Adults with Special Needs

Transdisciplinary Team Approach for Teens and Adults with Special Needs As a parent of a special needs adult child, I have navigated the labyrinthine challenges of helping my child attain greater independence. Whether deciphering the complexities of the healthcare system or seeking ways to make daily tasks more manageable, the journey toward increased autonomy can

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Independent Living Skills

Independent Living Skills Guide to Thrive on Spectrum Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a unique journey for individuals and their caregivers. It shapes how individuals communicate, interact, and learn. The challenge of teaching independent living skills can feel daunting for parents of teens and young adults with autism and related intellectual disabilities. However, the rewards

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