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Autism and the transition to adulthood : success beyond the classroom

By: Wehman, Paul.
Contributor(s): Smith, Marcia Datlow | Schall, Carol.
Publisher: Baltimore Paul H Brookes Publishing 2009Description: xv, 285 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781557669582.Subject(s): AUTISM | TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO ADULT LIFE | LIFE SKILLS | EDUCATION
Contents:
Understanding the transition from school to adulthood for students with autism / Carol Schall and Paul Wehman Positive behavior support / Marcia Datlow Smith Educational and transition planning / Carol Schall Meeting transition goals through inclusion / Carol Schall and Jennifer McFarland-Whisman Teaching youth for success: from classroom to community / Dawn Hendricks, Marcia Datlow Smith, and Paul Wehman Navigating the world of adult services and benefits planning / Grant Revell and Lucy Axton Miller Integrated employment / Pamela Sherron Targett and Paul Wehman Postsecondary options for students with autism / Lori W. Briel and Elizabeth Evans Getzel Critical life skills / Marcia Datlow Smith and Pamela Sherron Targett Living in the community / Pamela Sherron Targett and Marcia Datlow Smith.
Summary: "Filled with practical forms, checklists, suggested resources and links, and compelling stories that illustrate successful transition planning, this is the resource for supporting the goals, dreams and future success of young adults with autism." - BOOK JACKET.Review: In Autism and the transition to adulthood readers will find a complete guide that details all aspects of transition planning for young people contemplating life after school. Included in the 10 chapters are some on understanding this process, integrated employment, living in the community and critical life skills Filled with practical forms, checklists, suggested resources and links, plus stories that illustrate successful transition planning this resource will be useful for those supporting the planning of the goals, dreams and future success of young adults with autism.
List(s) this item appears in: Transition/leaving school. June 2019 | Secondary Transition (Cat) April 17
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Understanding the transition from school to adulthood for students with autism / Carol Schall and Paul Wehman
Positive behavior support / Marcia Datlow Smith
Educational and transition planning / Carol Schall
Meeting transition goals through inclusion / Carol Schall and Jennifer McFarland-Whisman
Teaching youth for success: from classroom to community / Dawn Hendricks, Marcia Datlow Smith, and Paul Wehman
Navigating the world of adult services and benefits planning / Grant Revell and Lucy Axton Miller
Integrated employment / Pamela Sherron Targett and Paul Wehman
Postsecondary options for students with autism / Lori W. Briel and Elizabeth Evans Getzel
Critical life skills / Marcia Datlow Smith and Pamela Sherron Targett
Living in the community / Pamela Sherron Targett and Marcia Datlow Smith.

"Filled with practical forms, checklists, suggested resources and links, and compelling stories that illustrate successful transition planning, this is the resource for supporting the goals, dreams and future success of young adults with autism." - BOOK JACKET.

In Autism and the transition to adulthood readers will find a complete guide that details all aspects of transition planning for young people contemplating life after school. Included in the 10 chapters are some on understanding this process, integrated employment, living in the community and critical life skills
Filled with practical forms, checklists, suggested resources and links, plus stories that illustrate successful transition planning this resource will be useful for those supporting the planning of the goals, dreams and future success of young adults with autism.

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