• ASD Transition Toolkit  

    Preparing Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder for Adulthood A Transition Toolkit for Educators is designed to provide educators and other members of the transition team with practical information and easy access to resources to prepare youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for a successful transition from school to adulthood. It provides practical information on how to utilize existing best practices to meet the needs of this group as a whole, while addressing the individual needs of each student with ASD. Useful, free online tools for assessment, planning, and instruction are provided for critical skill areas for youth and young adults with ASD.


    Phyllis Coyne: Lead Author and Editor

    Brad Hendershott: Unit 3.1 Communication; Unit 3.2 Social Skills

    Helen Clarke: Unit 3.4 Sensory and Self-Regulation


    Table of Contents
    Unit 1: Transition Planning and Services
    Unit 2: Supports
    Unit 3: Expanded Core Curriculum
    Unit 3.1: Communication
    Unit 3.2: Social Skills
    Unit 3.3: Executive Function and Organization
    Unit 3.4: Sensory Self-Regulation
    Unit 3.5: Self-Determination
    Unit 3.6: Employment
    Unit 3.7: Postsecondary Education
    Unit 3.8: Independent Living Skills



    Reviewers: Peter Fitzgerald, Gretchen Ford, Marilyn Gense, Jackie Burr, Eivind-Erik Sorensen, Pamela Fenton, Laura Mandel, Kristy McGinnis, Corrine Thomas-Kersting, Elizabeth DuBois, Fred Grossman, Lucinda Long, Jane Rake, Lora Schachtili, Marci Hammel, Karen Mathew, Patty O’Meara, Mika Borbon, Claudia Doerr, Donna Edwards, Valorie Green, Judy Loen, Barb McComb, Judy McLain, Mary-Lynne Monroe, Kim Schmeltzer, Ivan Tarnowski, Debby Greene, Nancy Larson, Joyce Stratton, Beth Kirkaldie, Brian Prusynski, Carole Schulte, Ann Fullerton, Pearl Waldorf, Tom Cullerton, David Komeiji, Carolyn Merrill, Jenny Mock, Jill Bennet, Brett Bigham, Penny Mock, Mary-Lynne Monroe, Cara Olson-Sawyer, Jared Ramsey, Joyce Stratton

    Adapted for the web: Debby Greene

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