What Youth Need In Job Readiness For Job Effectiveness: Autism and Social and Emotional Challenges

What Makes up Job Readiness? Do you wonder why youth with autism or developmental disabilities often fail to make transitions to a job or higher education? Professionals have prepared youth with life skill practice and career exploration tasks yet, far too many young adults continue to lose their jobs or drop out of college. Added […]

Next June, What Will Your Students Say About Their Career Transition Preparation?  | Autism Spectrum and Special Needs | Jackie M. Marquette Ph.D.

Don’t ignore emotional well-being and adaptation in preparing youth with Autism Spectrum and Special Needs for jobs, careers, and college. My article give 5 necessary points. [Actual Persons]: An 18-year old male with autism received a scholarship to study chemistry at a prominent university. After 6 weeks, his parents were called to come and get […]

9 Ways to Improve Student Transition: Autism Spectrum, Disabilities, and ‘At Risk’

Do you work with students in transition and worry about how they will get or keep a job after high school? This blog will offer new perspective. Briefly I will reveal the problem and next the 9 solutions. Student transition to a job or college in our society operates on the ‘Vertical Approach’, which is […]

Work Readiness for Students with Autism  Spectrum, Developmental Disabilities, and ‘At Risk’: A Professional Resource Checklist

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 […]

Blog: Twenty-five Effective Career Preparations that Promote Autism Spectrum Employment

Twenty-Five Effective Career Preparations that Promote Autism Spectrum Employment Reprinted by permission from Different Brains.

Sing your song

“Sing your song, turn your interests into fulfilling experiences, live the life of your own and one that you own.” Dr. Jackie Marquette Marquette Index, LLC. Creator of the Marquette Strengths and Career Index  Research | Consultant | Speaker | 4 time veteran of adult transition (39 year son with autism) 502 417-6063 drjackiemarquette@gmail.com www.marquettestrengthsindex.com

Believe you can move to higher interests

“Believe you can move to higher interests and capabilities, or you will always be where you are now.” Dr. Jackie Marquette Marquette Index, LLC. Creator of the Marquette Strengths and Career Index  Research | Consultant | Speaker | 4 time veteran of adult transition (39 year son with autism) 502 417-6063 drjackiemarquette@gmail.com www.marquettestrengthsindex.com

#Employees with #ASD

“In job settings that are personally fitting, #success is likely when the individual feels #appreciate, #valued, #involved, #challenged, #mentored and #empowered.” Dr. Jackie Marquette Marquette Index, LLC. Creator of the Marquette Strengths and Career Index  Research | Consultant | Speaker | 4 time veteran of adult transition (39 year son with autism) 502 417-6063 drjackiemarquette@gmail.com www.marquettestrengthsindex.com

Be Yourself

“By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.” – Edwin Elliot Dr. Jackie Marquette Marquette Index, LLC. Creator of the Marquette Strengths and Career Index  Research | Consultant | Speaker | 4 time veteran of adult transition (39 year son with autism) 502 417-6063 drjackiemarquette@gmail.com www.marquettestrengthsindex.com