Work Readiness for Students with Autism Spectrum, Developmental Disabilities, and ‘At Risk’: A Professional Resource Checklist Check each one that applies. 1. My student/clients can often see good job/career possibilities for themselves. ___________ 2. My student/clients generally rely upon people (natural) supports in the workplace in order to adjust or adapt to their job. ___________ 3. My student/clients generally […]
Changing the Employment Landscape for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
In preparing autistic youth through school transition, they need practice, exposure, and experiences. Many need guidance to: a) discover how their personal interests may match certain jobs or career, b) practice independent living skills at home and in the community, c) numerous ways to recognize their strengths and how their strengths match jobs or careers […]
Emotional Supports for ASD during Loss When individuals with ASD face events of loss, emotional supports are necessary to assist their adaptation. Katie was a golden retriever, Trent’s sweet companion dog and friend for 15 years. She left us on December 14, 2016. She became my autistic son’s pet and a member of our family […]
Twenty-Five Effective Career Preparations that Promote Autism Spectrum Employment Reprinted by permission from Different Brains.
Remarkably Able- Transition to Independent Assisted Living, 2004 Autism Asperger’s Digest