Life Skills Toolkit

Conversation Skills

Starting a Conversation

Taking Turns in a Conversation

Sensitive Topics

Staying on Topic

Ending a conversation

 

Communication Skills

Body-Language

Eye-Contact

Personal-Space

 

Relationships

Different Types of Relationships

Identifying a Genuine Friend

Healthy Friendships

Maintaining Friendships

Bullying and Mate Crime

 

Well-being

Well-being

Healthy Eating

Exercise

 

Organisational Skills

Setting Goals

Decision Making

Time keeping and Punctuality

 

Independent Living Skills

House Hold Management

Cleaning

Managing Finances

Food Shopping

Using Public Transport

Staying Safe

 

What is Stress?

Tips to Avoid and Reduce Stress

What is Anxiety?

Types of Anxiety

Identifying Anxiety Triggers

Avoiding Isolation due to Anxiety

Coping Strategies for Stress and Anxiety

 

The following article containing suggestions for employers recruiting and working with autistic people is available on this site for interest and informational purposes only. ASSERT has not had any involvement in the actual writing of this article.

ASSERT would like to emphasise that each person is an individual and that a ‘one size fits all’ approach is never acceptable. We would also like to caution you that this article repeatedly uses the term ‘disorder’ in relation to Asperger’s Syndrome which could cause offence.

The Employer’s Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

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    Published on: June 29, 2018

    We are looking for donations of LEGO! We would like to have some for our people to use during drop-ins and also to have in the meeting room for people during their appointments. Please contact Cat if you have any you would like to donate or pass

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    Published on: June 13, 2018

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