Do you feel as if your emotions are out of control? Here are some steps to getting control over them once again. Also remember to reach out to friends, family members, and professionals if you feel as though your emotions are more than you can deal with alone.
It can be hard to know how to find a frame that fits your artwork, both in terms of size and appearance. This video will give you some ideas for enhancing your photos, posters, or prints with the right frames.
Tacos aren't just for lunch and dinner. Here's an easy recipe for making tacos for breakfast. Keep in mind that this recipe makes four tacos.
Because every person's body is different, not all mattresses will help relieve back pain. Here are some tips to keep in mind so that you can find the best mattress for you.
Being chivalrous means to be courteous to others and to have a sense of honor. Here are some easy ways to chivalrous to others.
Avoid burning yourself or breaking light bulbs by following these tips when changing them out.
Carrot cake is a nice treat to make for your next get-together with friends and family. Here's an easy-to-follow reicpe to make it at home.
If you feel that your dog might have a serious illness, you should always take them to a veterinarian. Here are some symptoms you'll want to look out for.
It may not have occurred to you to clean your iPod earbuds. But sticking them in your ears all day makes them dirty. You'll want to clean them often; this video will show you how.
It can be very difficult to know how to help someone who is experiencing the loss of a loved one. This video provides ideas to respond in a manner that's helpful.
Helping a young man with autism learn to shave can be difficult if he has sensory issues and motor skill challenges. In this video from Real Look Autism, an Occupational Therapist provides ideas for helping teach this personal hygiene skill.
Saying three simple words to a girl you like is often harder than it sounds. Here are some tips to help you say them.
Mouthwash is an antiseptic, and has more uses than you might think. Keep it on hand can help with more than oral hygiene.
If you're not careful, your electric bill will add up. Here are a few ways to reduce the cost of that monthly bill.
Let's face it: Studying can be boring. Even the most interesting subject will get boring after a while. Here are a couple ways to liven up your study sessions and keep you on task.
Planning your meals is important to eating healthfully and well. Here are some tips to make meal planning less stressful and more successful.
Love Asian food but struggle with using chopsticks to get the Kung Pao from the plate to your mouth? This video provides guidance in developing the skill of using chopsticks well.
Stress can be debilitating, and can impact all aspects of your life. Here are some ideas for lowering the stress of daily life.
Since 9/11, passing through airport security has become more time-consuming and difficult. This video contains some guidance in how to plan and pack carry-on bags in a TSA-friendly manner.
If your desk is so cluttered you can't find a thing, try these steps to help make order. You may find that you spend less time searching for things and remember tasks better with a neat workspace.
No need to head to your local Mexican restaurant for nachos. Follow these steps to try an easy recipe in your own kitchen.
While telling a joke is can be a good way to get people to relax, it's not as easy to tell a joke well as comedians make it look. Here are some pointers to help you make 'em laugh.
Drinking too much soda can be a problem, especially if you're adding too many calories to your diet or drinking soda instead of healthier options. This video offers some guidelines to help you manage soda intake.
Too much time spent in the morning trying to decide what to wear to school? This video provides some ideas for looking your best at school.
Here's what really gets to us about the holiday season. It's not the way advertisers assault us, though that's troubling.
By the time you read this, I will have returned from a week’s vacation in Florida with my family.
Schedule-based living, however, can be a tricky proposition. On the one hand, a schedule orders the day, the expectations, and is comforting to Madison who has difficulty with transitions....
The search for a postsecondary program for a student like Cameron is not much fun. It’s actually pretty awful.
Last week I had the opportunity to head to Washington, DC to attend the “Autism Speaks to Washington” summit.
This hasn't been a peaceful time in the autism community.
We have previewed and commented on the "How-To" videos below. Some of these are simple; others are fairly complex. Refer to these yourself, or use them with your adult child or student to help teach and generalize skills. Please note that some videos may contain skills which require support or training. You must determine which are appropriate for you, your adult child, or your student to use safely. Also note that as these videos come from other websites, they may contain pop-up ads. Click on an icon to see category index. Click here for full index.
Search the Autism After 16 website using the form above. You may alter your search settings on the search results page.