We all get to hang out together with family in our homes--more so now that we are sheltering in place. This is a great time to have little conversations about important topics. Talk about the future: Do you want to go to college soon or wait on that? Do you think you'd like having a... Continue Reading →
Katie's mom and dad were so proud of her. She'd gotten her own apartment, and was really happy about it. Of course, it'd only been a day or two since they finished moving her in. She was 24, and had collected a bunch of furniture over the past couple of years, so she was ready... Continue Reading →
Free Career Test Online - CareerFitter.com https://www.careerfitter.com/free_test/careerbuilder 60 question free career test uncovers the scientific summary of your work personality. Generates a detailed full version option with lists of careers and jobs plus. Mapping Your Future: Explore careers https://www.mappingyourfuture.org/planyourcareer/ Mapping Your Future is a nonprofit organization committed to helping students, families, and schools navigate the... Continue Reading →
One of our participants has had a story published in the Michigan Family Connections Newsletter. You can read it below! I'm going to tell you about how I got started as a retailer. It all started when I was about three years old. My mom had gotten some plastic animals for me. I played with... Continue Reading →
It can be very challenging to take your first steps into adult life. If you are a young adult with a disability that makes it difficult or impossible to find work, you might try going to college. But if you also find it difficult or impossible to attend college right now, there's probably very few... Continue Reading →
Check out this article. It's worth a read. Women with autism hide complex struggles behind masks Girls Social Group will meet on June 6, 1981 Eden Road, Mason, Michigan. Sign up to receive regular announcements, and send a young woman our way. We all like to make new friends in a safe place.
In our family, celebrating the birth of Christ is part of our faith tradition. Most families have traditions, but ours are changing as our children reach adulthood. First of all, the three girls in our family (ages 24, 21, and 15) are busier, with their own social commitments. We just aren't together as much as... Continue Reading →
It's just what you might think. Every child makes a transition to becoming an adult. This journey to adulthood is different for every person. We all faced obstacles in reaching adult life goals, but kids with disabilities may face more barriers than others. Eden Transition Alliance is run by some folks who recognize that youth... Continue Reading →