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Fitness and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old
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September 11, The unique strengths of adolescents with autism — including attention to detail, loyalty and memory skills — should be the focus of employment programs to ensure they can play a crucial role in the workforce, the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre's latest report shows. The BCEC report, "A Strength-Based Program for Adolescents with Autism," examined the features that should be included in strength-based programs in order to deliver the most effective outcomes for young people living with autism. Strength-based programs allow facilitators to tailor activities to individuals, and provide a higher level of autonomy for participants to complete activities. Report co-author Mr Matthew Jones, Ph.
After-School Programs to Promote Positive Youth Development
As kids enter their teen years, they might lose interest in physical activity. Between school, homework, friends, and even part-time jobs, they're juggling a lot of interests and responsibilities. But regular physical activity can help your teen feel more energetic, improve focus and attention, and promote a better outlook.
A healthy body image is an important part of a growing girl's self-esteem. Understand what you can do to help your daughter feel comfortable with her body. Girls often face significant pressure to look attractive.