Jul 29, 2022
The difference between the strengths and weaknesses of our neurodivergent young people can feel frustrating.
Passing judgement hurts our relationship. Honest assessment is necessary, but ignoring weaknesses doesn't work.
In this episode, Jason shares the approach and philosophy we follow at TechieForLife to support...
Jul 22, 2022
As parents, teachers, coaches, therapists, etc. who mentor autistic and neurodivergent young people, it can feel like we're at war. We're battling dysfunction, regression, and stagnation.
In this episode, Jason shares his favorite quotes from Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and he applies them to mentoring and parenting. We'd...
Jul 16, 2022
Emotional dysregulation is a core symptom of ADHD and Autism.
In this episode, Debbie discusses why neurodivergents are more likely to get emotionally dysregulated, what approach supports emotional regulation, and how we play a role in emotional regulation.
Debbie also discusses what you need to detach from to...
Jul 8, 2022
When you're parenting and mentoring autistic and neurodivergent young people, there are several factors that can compound the challenges. Only focusing on one factor can lead to power struggles.
This topic often comes up in conversations with parents of our students at TechieForLife. In this episode, Jason offers...
Jul 2, 2022
To effectively and sustainably parent, teach, coach, or work with autistic and neurodivergent children, teens, and young adults, you want to be showing up from a higher brain state not a stressed lower brain state.
Self-mentoring is a simple and profound tool to help you engage and recharge your brain so you can access...