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.
Community Support Programs for Young Adults with Disabilities
This web cast reviews community support programs for young adults with disabilities.
Current Employment Picture for Individuals with Autism
A discussion of the current employment picture for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and the possibilities that exist for future employment.
Employing Individuals 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.
This webcast reviews issues that parents and others will need to consider related to guardianship of young adults with disabilities.
Job/Career Development and Preparing the Workplace to Support an Employee with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
A discussion the importance of preparing the workplace.
The Art of Job Coaching
Dr. Peter Gerhardt, discusses the art of job coaching and the qualities one should possess to be an effective job coach for an employee with an autism spectrum disorder.
The Aspirations Program
Highlights of the Aspirations Program for young adults with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism at the Nisonger Center of The Ohio State University.
The Importance of Internships
Tykiah Wright, of WrightChoice Intern Program, explains the importance of experiences such as internships for successful career development and employment.
Disability Services for College Bound Students
Reviews the role and function of the Disability Services Office with a focus on the types of supports that may be helpful for a student with an autism spectrum disorder.
Transition Team Member Highlights
Parents and stakeholders in transition youth life consider their strengths, preferences, interests and needs of the young person when looking work experiences in their local community.
Transition to Adulthood: Focus on Community Living Issues
Information that one should consider for youth with autism spectrum disorders during the transition to adulthood, with an emphasis on community and residential issues.
Transition to College
Ann Palmer, author and parent of an individual with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), reviews strategies for the student with ASD who plans to attend college after high school graduation.