Autism with AD/HD in the Workforce

Non-scientific insights and practical considerations to enhance job retention and career satisfaction. By Rob Crawford, M.Ed Adults face many challenges and transitions throughout their careers, including competing for jobs, starting new careers and entering new jobs or companies. The difficulty of obtaining and sustaining employment for many [...]

2019-08-05T16:14:40-07:00March 8th, 2019|

St. Mary’s Food Bank

St. Mary’s Food Bank is truly a community-based organization. Individual donors, corporate donors, and private grants help feed hungry individuals and families in our area. Serving 9 of Arizona’s 15 counties, we are committed to volunteerism, building community relationships and improving the quality of life for Arizonans in [...]

2019-08-05T16:13:10-07:00February 8th, 2019|

Arizona State Capital Museum Field Trip

On November 27,  2018 a community of students along with instructors Joshua Chase and Fred Wieck of the Life Development Institute, a non-traditional learning institution specializing in education for those with Asperger’s, Autism, or learning disabilities, participated in a field trip to the Arizona State Capital Museum, [...]

2019-08-05T16:09:24-07:00November 27th, 2018|

Speaker series in review: What Do You Know About AZ ABLE Accounts?

Achieving Financial Freedom & Economic Viability for Persons with Disability As of March 2018, Arizonians with disabilities can now use the Achieving Better Life Experiences Act (ABLE) legislation to open tax-free investment accounts as a new pathway towards their independence and self-sufficiency. To tell us all about [...]

2018-08-26T16:18:19-07:00August 26th, 2018|

Speaker series in review: Growth Mindset with Grit.

Allison Burns Allison Burns, owner of Powerful Change Group, and Keith Burns, Founder of Phoenix Exec, shared the importance of developing resilience and personal grit as part of the “Growth Mindset” vital to the emotional/functional development of teens and adults with ADHD. Essentially, the Growth [...]

2019-08-05T16:05:12-07:00March 20th, 2018|

Speaker Series in review: Getting Your Love Around ADHD

In the early 1950’s, the mental health community started to recognize that there were significant numbers of children who exhibited delays in developing language, had heightened sensory responses, defiant behavior, problems with regulating emotions and difficulty with planning and with inhibiting behavior. Clinicians gave this spectrum of [...]

2019-08-06T09:34:52-07:00March 3rd, 2018|

Speaker Series in Review: Cutting Edge Therapy for Kids and Adults with Asperger

Life Development Institute (LDI) offers high school, summer leadership, and postsecondary education and transition-to-adulthood programming for adolescents and young adults who have learning disabilities (LD), non-verbal learning disabilities (NLD), Asperger’s syndrome, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and other social or learning differences. As part of the mission [...]

2019-08-06T09:36:36-07:00February 1st, 2018|
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