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Online Skill Building for LifeMAP Coaches and AAPCA Members: Self-Regulation – Understanding and Managing the…

DESCRIPTION: Dysregulation can create difficult situations at college, at work or even in personal lives of adults on the spectrum. In this workshop, knowledge will be shared on how to help your client understand what affects their regulation. Strategies and tools will be shared that will help adults manage these difficult... more

Online Skill Building for LifeMAP Coaches, AAPCA Members, and AsperCoaches: Going to College, What’s Next?,…

DESCRIPTION: For this month's skill building workshop, we will be covering various topics related to supporting clients who have identified a goal of applying for and or attending college. Various topics will include, but aren't limited to; time management, advocacy, communication, identifying social opportunities, identifying campus... more

Online Skill Building for LifeMAP Coaches, AAPCA Members, and AsperCoaches: Managing Behavioral Health Needs, 8/27/21,…

DESCRIPTION: Everyone experiences overwhelming emotions and they can be challenging to manage when they pop up. Understanding what leads to overwhelm within yourself and the many options for responding to those feelings is a lifelong learning experience. For LifeMAP coaches, understanding the... more

Online Skill Building for LifeMAP Coaches, AAPCA Members, and AsperCoaches: Supporting Gender Diverse Clients, 7/30/21,…

DESCRIPTION: Being an excellent coach involves supporting clients on their journey to being their full, authentic selves. An important part of this is affirming clients’ identities and ensuring that clients feel seen, respected, and celebrated from the start of the coaching relationship. In this workshop, we will explore how to foster a... more

Online Skill Building for LifeMAP Coaches and AAPCA Members: Using Visuals with Clients, 6/25/21, 11:00…

DESCRIPTION: Using visuals such as flow charts, 1 to 10 scales, mind maps, and more is a terrific way to enhance the coaching process. Visual aids allow our clients to organize their thinking and connect new information to their existing knowledge. In addition, by making thinking visible with clients, coaches are better able to see how the... more

Online Skill Building for LifeMAP Coaches and AAPCA Members: Developing Effective Coaching Goals, 5/28/21, 11:00…

DESCRIPTION: LifeMAP was developed in 2008 to meet the obvious needs of adults with Asperger and related autism spectrum profiles who often require practical assistance—short- or long-term one-on-one coaching for the purpose of empowering the participants and improving their quality of life. Each coaching situation begins with meeting each... more

Online Skill Building for LifeMAP Coaches and AAPCA Members: Coaching Social Skills to Improve Quality…

DESCRIPTION: The DSM V describes social skills in the Autism Spectrum as “Persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction across multiple contexts...” This workshop covers topics of social communication strategies for improvement in overall quality of life for adults on the spectrum. Bio: Sangeeta Verma held the... more