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 [...]

2019-12-10T11:47:41-07:00March 8th, 2019|

Life Development Institute Program Overview: The Residential Program

Life Development Institute (LDI) assists teens and young adults who have learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome, and other similar learning and social differences with their successful transition into independent living.  Through its three programs, which are its day high school, summer academy, and [...]

2019-08-09T10:47:59-07:00April 10th, 2017|

Speaker Series in Review: Pragmatics: The Art of Conversing

Life Development Institute (LDI) provides education for students who have learning disabilities, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and other learning and social differences through each of its 3 programs, which include the Emerging Leaders Summer Academy, the Academy of Lifelong Learning day high school program, and [...]

2019-08-09T11:23:10-07:00November 8th, 2016|

Building on Successes and Moving Forward: Congratulations to Jordan H.!

One of the many joys that Life Development Institute (LDI) continues to receive is being an active participant in the development, success, and progress of its students. The culmination of hard-work, time, and commitment result in the successful transition of students towards the next stage in their [...]

2019-08-19T15:42:05-07:00July 29th, 2016|

LDI Students: Choosing the Wisdom of an Ant Over the Folly of the Grasshopper

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions constantly remind persons of the daily reality of choice and the impending impact these choices have on the present and the future. In fact, the past is but a reminder of the decisions made and the resulting effects, which can be momentary or long-lasting. [...]

2019-08-19T15:52:54-07:00July 8th, 2016|

Speaker Series in Review: Vocational Rehabilitation and the Road to Employment

Life Development Institute welcomed Tim Stump, Employer Coordinator at Arizona Department of Economic Security, and Betty Schoen, Region 1 Transition Specialist for Arizona Rehabilitation Services Administration, to speak at the monthly Speaker Series on June 8, 2016.  During this session, Tim and Betty discussed the RSA Vocational [...]

2019-08-19T15:58:02-07:00June 24th, 2016|

Free Workshop: Disclosing Learning Disabilities To Employers & Maximizing Job Success

If you are a young adult with disabilities or parent, or involved in the management, counseling and human resources fields, don't miss your chance to attend this free workshop sponsored by Life Development Institute!

2019-08-20T16:07:36-07:00March 3rd, 2016|

Education Reform: Why haven

For more than 30 years, our nation has focused on improving education and workplace preparation. Initially, these efforts were to ensure equal learning opportunities for students, professionalize teaching, increase standards, and produce a “world class” educational system. These efforts grew from concerted attention to an overall educational [...]

2019-08-20T14:50:06-07:00December 11th, 2015|
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