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Supporting Functional Communication in High School

This Autism at-a-Glance was designed to support high school staff and family members in understanding and improving the communication skills of ad...

Transition Resources

Casey Life Skills is a free practice tool and framework that assesses independent living skills and provides results instantly. Independent Livin...

Employment Webinar

Join us for a Webinar on February 18, 2014 Employment for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities: The Role of the Job Coach and Strategies f...

Archived Webinars on ASD and Employment

[image] Using iPads to Promote Access and Learning for Students with ASD Date: 5/14/2013 Presenter: Teresa Lyons Register Online [i...

Autism Symptoms May Get Better With A Job

More independent work environments may lead to reductions in autism symptoms and improve daily living in adults with the disorder, according to a Van...

Life skills/Transition Assessment tools for students

Suggestions from one of the Montana Autism Education Project consultants: I use several assessments to help our students narrow the career search a...

A Systems Change Guide for Autistic College Students

There is some good information in this guide.

Mobile Devices to Support Transition for People with ASD - Archived Webinars

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Study Suggests Community Colleges Provide Advantages for Young Adults with Autism

New research finds community colleges may play a particularly important role in fostering transition into productive lives for individuals on the aut...

Colleges for students with Aspergers

(The below is from two of the MAEP Autism Consultants who were asked for suggestions for colleges which focus on students with Aspergers.) I...

Mobile Devices to Support Transition for Persons with ASD

Why? Tools and strategies to support persons transitioning into the work world When: Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 13, Feb 17 Time: 4:3...

I Am Still Autistic: John Hall at TEDxManhattanBeach

Autism does not have to be a life sentence. Dr. John Hall knows. As a toddler, he lived in his own private world, flipping light switches, banging pa...

Transition Webinars

The Rural Institute Transition and Employment Projects is pleased to announce four webinars scheduled for 2014. Inter...

Montana Youth in Transition Conference - Billings

Please plan to attend the 2013 MT Youth in Transition Conference, November 6-8, 2013, at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center. It is a perfec...

Training Program Helps Students With Autism Land Jobs

For the Virginia study, a control group of high-school seniors with autism remained in their regular schools, receiving their usual individualized...

Healthy Bodies, A Guide for Puberty for Children with Disabilities

Puberty is a time of change for children, and often a time of challenge for parents looking for the "right" way to talk about the upcoming changes. I...

Soft Skills to Pay the Bills — Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success

"Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success," is a curriculum developed by ODEP focused on teaching "soft" or workforce rea...

Young Adults With Autism Less Likely to Have Jobs, Live Independently

Young adults with autism are less likely to find work or live on their own than their peers with other kinds of disabilities, two new studies show...

Transition Focus Of New Documentary On PBS

A documentary following a special-education teacher as she prepares her students with autism to leave high school and enter adult life is set for ...

Few Young Adults With Autism Living Independently

Young adults with autism are more likely to live with their parents and least likely to live independently after leaving high school as compared t...