A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About

Book Cover, A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About

As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider’s guide to surviving the Freshman year of college.Haley’s first-hand account of the college experience covers everything you need to know. She talks through getting ready for college, dorm life and living away from parents, what to expect from… More A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About

Autism Speaks: Transition Tool Kit

The Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit was created to serve as a guide to assist families on the journey from adolescence to adulthood. This kit will serve as a guide that can provide you with options to think about and explore as you and your adolescent with autism begin to plan for adulthood. The guiding… More Autism Speaks: Transition Tool Kit

Developing Talents – Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism

This career planning guide is written specifically for high-functioning adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum, their families, teachers, and counselors. The two authors weave together a unique blend of information and advice based on personal experiences. Temple Grandin draws from her own experience with autism spectrum disorders and her professional career, and Kate… More Developing Talents – Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism

Essentials of Transition Planning

For young people with disabilities, crossing the bridge to adulthood will be empowering instead of intimidating—when their support teams know the essentials of effective transition planning. Now all the fundamentals of well-crafted transition plans are collected in one concise quick-guide, straight from one of the top authorities on helping young people live fulfilling adult lives.

Full Life Ahead: A Workbook and Guide to Adult Life for Students and Families of Students with Disabilities

This workbook is chock full not only of information, but contains a real “how to” section with its many tools that families can use with their young adults. A planning workbook for assisting parents and educators in facilitating students’ lifelong planning. Sections on friends, gathering records, making decisions, going to college or work, recreation, living… More Full Life Ahead: A Workbook and Guide to Adult Life for Students and Families of Students with Disabilities

In the Company of Others

A short DVD about families coming together to talk, support, brain storm and most importantly create plans for the young adults in their lives around independent living. They discuss the benefit of bringing people together both a circle of friends for their children but also in connecting with other families to get ideas on how… More In the Company of Others

Job-Hunting For The So-Called Handicapped or People Who Have Disabilities

Book Cover, Job-Hunting For The So-Called Handicapped or People Who Have Disabilities

Bolles and Dale Susan Brown guide readers through the often frustrating, but ultimately rewarding process of securing independence in their lives and personal satisfaction in their careers. The authors begin by demystifying the intricacies of the ADA, describing in clear terms what the act does and does not guarantee disabled job hunters, and then move… More Job-Hunting For The So-Called Handicapped or People Who Have Disabilities

Launching Into Adulthood: An Integrated Response To Support Transition Of Youth With Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilites

As adolescents with disabilities or chronic health conditions reach adulthood, they face complex challenges related to employment, education, housing, health care, and community participation. Coordinated, well-organized transition services could make all the difference and this cutting-edge volume gives decision-makers a clear vision to work toward as they reform today’s fragmented system. Research scientist Donald Lollar… More Launching Into Adulthood: An Integrated Response To Support Transition Of Youth With Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilites

Learning A Living – A Guide To Planning Your Career And Finding A Job For People with Learning Disabiliites, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Dyslexia

A career guide written for people with learning disabilities by someone with firsthand experience. Learning a Living, discusses everything you need to know in order to find a job that uses your strengths and minimises the effects of your disability. This comprehensive book addresses career issues for high schoolers, college students, and adults with learning… More Learning A Living – A Guide To Planning Your Career And Finding A Job For People with Learning Disabiliites, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Dyslexia

Living with a Special Need: The Laws That Protect Youth with Special Needs

Book Cover, Living with a Special Need: The Laws That Protect Youth with Special Needs

This series educates young readers about a variety of special needs their peers live with every day. Millions of people with special needs experience problems like prejudice, limited opportunities, and difficulties accessing the facilities that should be freely available. Luckily, there are laws in place today to protect their rights. Read stories about young adults… More Living with a Special Need: The Laws That Protect Youth with Special Needs

Moving on with Mito: A Guide for Teens and Young Adults Living with Mitochondrial Disorders

Moving on with Mito: A Guide for Teens and Young Adults Living with Mitochondrial Disorders was written by Rob Auffrey, MA, Emerson College, Susan Waisbren, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Freedom Baird, MS, Boston Children’s Hospital This guide is for adolescents transitioning to adulthood, living with mitochondrial disorders to help them succeed… More Moving on with Mito: A Guide for Teens and Young Adults Living with Mitochondrial Disorders

Moving Out: A Family Guide to Residential Planning for Adults with Disabilities

The authors share decades of experience counseling families on housing options to help parents prepare themselves and their children for a new living arrangement. Discover the universal considerations most families should face before putting plans in place such as costs & funding, hiring staff, group living, among others. Use this authoritative guide (full of checklists… More Moving Out: A Family Guide to Residential Planning for Adults with Disabilities

Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful career path. Providing insight into a range of industries and workplace settings, this workbook will help you to support young people in choosing… More Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook