All individuals with autism, regardless of the level of support needed, should be able to live a life filled with purpose, dignity, choices, and happiness. This 68-page kit will provide you with suggestions and options for you to consider as you set out on this journey toward finding your child's own unique path to adulthood. The path will be different for each family, but the goal remains the same: that your young adult with autism will lead a fulfilling and happy adult life.
The transition out of high school is a major life event that must be carefully planned for and carried out. The purpose of this guide is to provide practitioners, families, and others with a practical overview of eight transition domains, which have been tied to improved employment outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities.
Each stage of life brings different unique challenges in parenting, especially when raising a special needs child. These resources are categorized by age, based on when they may become applicable, or when the ideal time to enroll is.
This workbook guides you through 34 transition planning sessions that emphasize student preferences, needs, and interests. This provides opportunities for students with disabilities to explore issues of self-awareness and acquire problem solving, decision making, goal setting, and small group communication skills. The outcome of this process is that students learn how to be meaningfully involved in their transition to the next stage of their lives.
This 108-page eBook by Donald Bailey and J. William G. Chettle is a beautifully written and practical roadmap to meet the myriad challenges of providing appropriate and sustainable care for a special needs family member. This helpful book, with its thoughtful checklist, will ensure that loved ones are provided for now and in the future.