Written by our Executive Administrative Director, Dave Nelson, this article focuses on the fundamental social-emotional growth that comes from making mistakes and working through discomfort head-on.Read More
Category: From The Executive Director, How We Work, Staff, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized Tags: Adolescent, Adult Health, Advice, Autism, Autism Awareness, Creative Process, Creative Teamwork, Creativity, Discomfort, Education, emotional discomfort, Emotional Growth, Emotional Range, Emotional Regulation, Empathy, encouragement, Executive Director, Experiential Education, Experiential Learning, finding purpose, humbling, Innovation, International Therapy, Maturity, Mistakes, People of Difference, perseverance, Perspective Taking, Psychology, risk taking, Self Expression, Social Interactions, Social Perspectives, Social Problem-Solving, Social-Emotional, Social-Emotional Growth, SpeakersOnAutism, Therapy, Trust, Wisdom
This article follows the journey of our participants into the Alliance Theatre’s Scene Shop and provides a photo essay of their on site job training with power tools.Read More
Category: How We Work, Staff, Students, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Young Adults Tags: Alliance Theatre, Art, Aspergers, Assembly Line, Autism, Blue Prints, Caregivers, Carpentry, Cart, Chinese Dragon, Clamps, Commitment to Excellence, Community Outreach, DIR Floortime, Dolly, Drill Bit, Drills, Experiential Learning, Fall Internship, Fall Semester, Family Programs Manager, Field Trip, Group Planning, Guest Speaker, Guided Study, Independence, Independent Living Skills, Information, Internship, Job Rolls, Leaders, Leadership, Life Skills, Lumber, Man in the Moon, Moby-Dick, Olivia Aston Bosworth, People of Difference, Photo Essay, Picture Spread, Power Tools, Practical Skills, Problem-Solving, Processing, Production Managers, Professional Actors, Reflections, Safety, Scene Shop, Stage Manager, Student Jobs, Technology, Tour, Video, Work by Students, Work Program, Work-Life Balance
In this article our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, reflects on the effects of increasing political anxiety in regards to our participants and postulates strategies that caregivers and/or supporters of people of difference can respond with in nonpartisan, inclusive, and empathic ways.Read More
Category: From The Executive Director, How We Work, Staff, Students, Uncategorized, Young Adults Tags: Advice, Aspergers, Autism, Caregivers, Durability, Election Anxiety, Emotional Range, Empathy, Executive Director, Inclusive, Independent Adults, Marginalized Groups, People of Difference, Political Perspectives, Politics, Reflections, Social Perspectives, Supportive Community
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