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The following books provide information, strategies and activities to support individuals with ASD in integrated employment. These resources are available for loan free of change to residents of Ohio through the OCALI library.


Asperger Syndrome and Employment :adults speak out about asperger syndrome (2008) by Genevieve Edmonds. 

Adults with Asperger Syndrome explore the issues surrounding employment, providing advice and insights for others with AS, as well as employers and colleagues. Drawing on personal experience and lessons leaned, Asperger Syndrome and Employment looks at transition from education to employment, need to match skills to careers, coping strategies, advice for employers, and ways in which employ,end services can assist people with AS. 


Life Beyond the Classroom: Transition Strategies for Young People with Disabilities (2006) by Paul Wehman

Paul Wehman and other researchers in the field of employment, transition, postsecondary education, disability and serial education offer practical guidance as well as professional information. Areas included in this book that relate to employment addressed include: autism spectrum disorders assistive technology,  customized employ,end Social Security benefits and work incentives and self-determination. 


Real Work for Real Pay (2006) by Paul Wehman

This book provides information to enhance inclusive, competitive employment opportunities for people with disabilities. "Inclusive Employment" serves t empower those with disabilities by providing a comprehensive overview of of the cutting-edge philosophies ,practices, tools and policies for developing and implementing community-based employment. 


Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook: An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome (2008) by Roger N. Meyer

This practical manual will enable people with autism spectrum disorders to increase their understanding and value as working individuals. Through step-by-step assessment, the reader is encouraged to engage actively in a self-paced exploration of their employment history and ultimately to identify the work best suited to their personal needs, talents and strengths.