Conferences & Seminars – Advance LA Conference

Thriving Through Transitions

The Help Group’s 2018 Advance LA Conference, Thriving Through Transitions: Finding Strengths in Differences featured internationally prominent experts whose research and practice support young people with autism, learning differences and ADHD in their transition to college, the workplace and beyond. This year’s conference theme focused on neurodiversity and the many strengths young adults can harness as they transition to adulthood.

#Connect

On Friday, May 5th, 2017, we held our annual Advance LA Conference at The American Jewish University. The theme was CONNECT, and the conference featured nationally prominent experts whose research and practice support young people with autism, learning differences, and ADHD in their transition to college, the workplace, and beyond. We are grateful to our speakers, and especially to our sponsors who helped make all the magic happen. This year’s event was sponsored by Center for Discovery, Optimum Performance Institute (OPI), Evoke Therapy Programs, and Lindamood-Bell.

The Science of Happiness

Friday, May 1, 2015 – 4th Annual Advance LA Conference Join us for The Science of Happiness: Purpose. Connection. Optimism. … Continued

Resilience Conference (2014)

in´no·vate (2013)

Advance LA offers an annual conference for parents and professionals on a variety of topics to meet the growing need to support teens and young adults during their transition to independence. Please see below for information on our 2012 conference and our upcoming 2013 conference.

prep. launch. elevate (2012)

Advance LA’s first annual conference prep.launch.elevate: Supporting Teens & Young Adults in their Transition to Independence was a groundbreaking event. Held on May 11th at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, the conference featured more than 20 leading experts who presented the latest breakthroughs and best practices in supporting young adults in their transition to independence.