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Transitions Webcasts

The webcasts on this page provide information on topics of importance for families, students and professionals involved in transition planning for individuals with autism spectrum disorders preparing for adulthood.

Video Sreen Shot: Community Support Programs for Young Adults with Disabilities

Community Support Programs for Young Adults with Disabilities

This web cast reviews community support programs for young adults with disabilities (including autism spectrum disorders) developed through the Nisonger Center at The Ohio State University.

Video Sreen Shot: Current Employment Picture for Individuals with Autism

Current Employment Picture for Individuals with Autism

In this web cast, Dr. Peter Gerhardt, President of the Organization for Autism Research, discusses the current employment picture for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and the possibilities that exist for future employment.

Video Sreen Shot: Employing Individuals with Autism

Employing Individuals with Autism

Randy Lewis, Senior Vice President for logistics for Walgreens and the parent of a young man with autism, comments on the benefits of employing individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and also offers advice to individuals with ASD who are seeking employment.

Video Sreen Shot: Guardianship

Guardianship

This web cast reviews issues that parents and others will need to consider related to guardianship of young adults with disabilities.

Video Sreen Shot: Job/Career Development and Preparing the Workplace to Support an Employee with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Job/Career Development and Preparing the Workplace to Support an Employee with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

In this web cast, Dr. Peter Gerhardt, President of the Organization for Autism Research, discusses the importance of preparing the workplace for both the individual with an autism spectrum disorder and the employer, to create the best “job match”.

Video Sreen Shot: The Art of Job Coaching

The Art of Job Coaching

In this web cast, Dr. Peter Gerhardt, President of the Organization for Autism Research, discusses the art of job coaching and the qualities one should possesses to be an effective job coach for an employee with an autism spectrum disorder.

Video Sreen Shot: The Aspirations Program

The Aspirations Program

This web cast highlights the Aspirations Program for young adults with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism at the Nisonger Center of The Ohio State University.

Video Sreen Shot: The Importance of Internships

The Importance of Internships

In this web cast Tykiah Wright, of WrightChoice Intern Program, explains the importance of experiences such as internships for successful career development and employment.

Video Sreen Shot: The Role of Disability Services a College Campus

The Role of Disability Services a College Campus

This web cast reviews the role and function of the Disability Services Office on a college campus with a focus on the types of supports that may be helpful for a student with an autism spectrum disorder.

Video Sreen Shot: Transition Team Member Highlights

Transition Team Member Highlights

Transition Team members were asked to describe some of the changes that occurred for transition youth and perceptions of team members.

Video Sreen Shot: Transition to Adulthood: Focus on Community Living Issues

Transition to Adulthood: Focus on Community Living Issues

This web cast reviews issues and information that one should consider for youth with autism spectrum disorders during the transition to adulthood, with an emphasis on community and residential issues.

Video Sreen Shot: Transition to College

Transition to College

In this web cast Ann Palmer, an author and parent of an individual with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), reviews issues and strategies for the student with ASD who plans to attend college after high school graduation.