Life Skills Awareness will remain open and offer online and over-the-phone therapy during COVID-19 isolation.

Autism Support Services

If your child has been diagnosed with autism, you often don't know where to turn. Since autism looks different for every child, it can be hard to even begin. Plus, you may be worried about their future and hoping to get them the help they need in order to live their best lives possible. Life Skills Awareness offers autism support services both in-person in Hesperia and online. Our psychotherapists offer a variety of autism support services for parents.

At Life Skills Awareness, we understand the unique challenges that families face when raising a child with autism. That's why we are dedicated to providing comprehensive autism support in Hesperia. Our team of experienced psychotherapists offers a range of tailored services to meet the specific needs of parents and children with autism.

Our parent coaching program is designed to equip parents with the essential skills they need to support their child with autism. Through problem-solving, strategizing, and skill-building, our trained therapists will help you navigate the complexities of managing your child's behavior, communication, and social interactions in various settings such as home, work, school, or the community.

As we all know, parenting a child with autism can often feel overwhelming and lonely. However, you are not alone. Hesperia has a wealth of resources available to support families just like yours. Our therapists are well-connected within the local community and can guide you towards valuable resources, support groups, and organizations that specialize in autism support. We believe that by connecting with others who understand your journey, you will find comfort, solidarity, and invaluable insights that can positively impact your child's development.

Effective communication is crucial for individuals with autism who may struggle with speech impairments or language development issues. That's where our Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Parent/Guardian Training comes in. Our therapists will provide you with the necessary knowledge and techniques to help your child find alternative ways to communicate, whether it's through writing, drawing, or using visual aids. By incorporating AAC strategies into your daily interactions, you can enhance your child's ability to express their thoughts, needs, and feelings effectively.

Partner with Life Skills Awareness in Hesperia today and take advantage of our autism support services. Our compassionate team is dedicated to helping you and your child thrive by providing the tools, skills, and techniques you need. Learn more below, and contact us to learn more about autism support in Hesperia.

Parent Coaching

Parent coaching regarding autism is a type of life skills coaching that will give parents the skills they need to help their child with autism. Parent coaching involves helping parents with problem solving, strategies, and skill building for their child with regards to helping their child adapt to home, work, school, or in their community.

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Resources in the Local Community

In 2021, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that about 1 in 44 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As you can see, you are not alone in your community if you are raising a child with autism. Odds are, there are many resources in your local community that you can take advantage of that can help you through parenting your child with autism. Contact one of our therapists to learn more today.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Parent / Guardian Training / Coaching

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) refers to all other ways that children and adults communicate besides talking. This most often occurs in those with speech impairments or language development issues. Augmentation means to add to a person's speech, and alternative means to find other ways to communicate besides speech. Some examples include writing, drawing, facial expressions, and more. Speak to a psychotherapist to learn more about AAC and how it can help today.

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Educational Activities to Enhance Your Child's Learning

Parents can do wonders to help enhance their child with autism's learning through various educational activities. Some of these include using a lot of visuals to communicate ideas and concepts, being very precise in speech, and helping teach social skills. Fidget toys are great for children with autism, as they can help them stay calm and focused. Let our psychotherapists help with educational activities for your child and more autism support for parents today.

Autism Safety

Children with autism can get hurt more than other children due to their limitations. They can be at increased risk of being bullied or harassed, as well as wandering. Here at Life Skills Awareness in Hesperia, we can help teach you about autism safety, which includes learning about products that keep your child safe like AAC communication devices, bracelets, tags on clothing, and more. Learn more today.

Parent Support

There's no doubt that parenting a child with autism offers its own set of unique challenges. It can be wearing, frustrating, and an emotional rollercoaster. One way our mental health professionals can help is by teaching you ways to enhance how you and your family members communicate and show up with your child. In addition, we emphasize the importance of self-care when it comes to parenting a child with autism. Learn more about our autism support for parents, and get started today.



Our local counselors are passionate about helping you get the help, skills, and techniques you need to thrive in life. We offer many different types of therapies, including autism support for parents with children with ASD. If your child has been diagnosed with ASD, let our team help. Schedule an appointment, so you, your family, and your child can be on the same page and moving forward in a positive, fulfilling way. Contact us today!