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Preparing for Life, The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for those with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Author: 
Dr. Jed Baker
Type: 
Book
Notes: 
This easy-to-follow resource provides a complete toolbox of social skills and the means to attain them so that students may approach their futures with excitement rather than anxiety. This transition guide tackles a wide variety of issues faced by individuals across the spectrum. This selection has something for everyone.

The Autism Spectrum and Further Education, A Guide to Good Practice

Author: 
Christine Breakey
Type: 
Book
Notes: 
This guide for professionals working with students with autism spectrum conditions in further education (high school and college) provides essential guidelines and practical advice on teaching young adults successfully and confidently. This is a book about transition.

Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel

Author: 
Lorraine Wolf
Type: 
Book
Notes: 
This book will assist in meeting the needs of this academically, yet challenging group of students through practical, easy to implement ideas and strategies. This book illustrates various ideas to assist students with ASDs to reach goals in both high school and college settings.

Legal Planning for Special Needs in Massachusetts, A family guide to SSI, Guardianship, and Estate Planning

Author: 
Barbara D. Jackins
Type: 
Book
Location: 
Lending Library Danvers
Notes: 
This selection is a practical guide to legal planning for Massachusetts parents of children with special needs. In a relaxed conversational style, Attourney Jackins, explains the essential elements of SSI, guardianship, and estate planning when there is a child with a disability in the family. (from back of the book)

Parent Brief: Person Centered Planning, A Tool for Transition

Author: 
National Center on Secondary Ed. And Transition and PACER center
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3884
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
None
Notes: 
Person centered planning is a way to identify a student's individual goals and to help students, families and proffessionals craft plans that will support students as they strive to achieve their dreams.

Understanding College Students with Autism

Author: 
Hughes, Dawn Prince, Ph.D.
Publisher: 
HEATH Resource Center
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3790
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 16
Notes: 
Article describes from a personal point of view what college students with Asperger Syndrome need for success in college.

Life Skills Mastery for Students with Special Needs

Author: 
Goodship, Joan M.
Publisher: 
ERIC Clearing House on Handicapped and Gifted Children; (1990)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3788
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 13
Notes: 
Article discusses the importance of life skills instruction in the special education program. These skills are essential to independent living.

Understanding Transition Services a Parents Guide to Legal Standards and Effective Practices

Author: 
Jefferson, Gretchen L., Ph.D.; Putnam, Robert F., Ph.D.
Publisher: 
Exceptional Parent Magazine; (05/2002)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3789
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 15
Notes: 
Describes what transition services should look like, who should be involved, when to begin, how to judge effectiveness.

Transition Checklist Creating a Successful Middle and High School Experience for Youth with Asperger Syndrome

Author: 
Myles, B; Adreon, D.
Publisher: 
Autism Asperger Publishing Co.; (2001)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3760
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ED 29
Notes: 
List of considerations when a child enters middle/high school. Includes academic modifications, transportation, environmental supports, etc.

Parenting Post Secondary Students with Disabilities Becoming the Mentor Advocate and Guide Your Young Adult Needs

Author: 
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
Publisher: 
NCEST; (March 2002)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3756
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 02
Notes: 
Article describes the changing role of parents as students become young adults.

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