The Autism Transition Guide
Planning the Journey From School to Adult LifeBook - 2009
Here is a road map for teenagers with autism, their families, teachers, counselors, and transition specialists to navigating the crucial, sometimes tricky journey from high school to adult life. The authors walk readers through the process of planning for these key areas: Residential choices Postsecondary education Employment Recreation and leisure activities Additional considerations include: Who should be on the transition team Getting transition goals into the IEP Evaluating and assessing your child's skills Involving your child in the process Sequence of changes (e.g., should he get a job before moving out of the house?) When your child no longer qualifies for IDEA assistance This must-have resource provides ideas and strategies that can be applied to a broad range of individuals on the autism spectrum from the college-bound student to the student who requires 24-hour supervision to succeed. No matter what the particular destination may be for your child or student, this guide can help make sure he or she reaches it. Book jacket.
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 371.94 Bru 3558
Characteristics: xiv, 161 p. ;,22 cm