A tip sheet to help understand What is Resilience and ways to cope with stress. More Resource websites are listed on last two pages. Factsheet Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt on the importance of understanding issues of diversity, immigration, human nature and historical patterns— and a vision for how the country might move forward.
ERI provides research and development of assistive technology for people with disabilities and seniors. Read about current projects to help with transition, use of technology, communication, housing and life skills.
A summary and index of transition services prepares students to move from school to the world of adulthood. See IDEA requirements and the importance of planning ahead.
A list of talks that represent a range of experiences, disabilities, messages and styles
In-depth, front page article/video covering a year with Justin Canha, a young man with autism who is part of an new transition program to ready him for an independent life as an adult.
Temple Grandin shares how she got where she is today through a descriptive time-line beginning when she was 13 years old.
For students living with Asperger’s syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism, the everyday social interactions of college life can be awkward. So as more kids with autism head off to college, there’s a growing demand for college services to help students fit in, graduate and ultimately find jobs.
Autism and the Transition
A collection of resources on Autism and the Transition process from k-12, to post-secondary education, work, and community life commonly referred to as transition. The Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit was created to serve as a guide to assist families on the journey from adolescence to adulthood. Family members of adolescents and young adults with autism between the ages of 14 and 22 may request a complimentary hard copy of the Transition Tool Kit by filling out the Transition Tool Kit order form.
For professionals, service providers, and family members of individuals with autism outside the ages of 14 and 22, we encourage you to download the kit free of charge.
A Four step reference guide to hiring and retaining employees with disabilities.