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Resources

Many organizations and agencies have developed resources related to postsecondary education and employment. The list below contains valuable information that you may find useful as you support students transitioning from secondary educational settings to postsecondary education.

 

 

National Autism Center: Resources

The National Autism Center has made free resources available through their online library.  These resources include a guide on using evidence-based practices in schools, national standards reports, and many others.

National Autism Center Resources Webpage

 

 

National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder (NPDC)

The NPDC provides a number of modules that introduce evidence-based practices including some that can be used to teach students with ASD to preform new skills.  Each module can be accessed independently and provides guidance on one specific best-practice. 

NPDC: Evidence Based Practices Webpage

 

 

Sample Intake Questionnaire

This sample questionnaire is designed to provide an understanding of a student's knowledge related to living independently and making use of services.  It also includes several areas related to disability and accommodation that can be useful if students are willing to voluntarily provide information.

Sample Intake Questionnaire

 

 

Support Changes from High School to College

The following document provides and overview of general differences between legislation, services, and supports available in secondary compared to postsecondary education.  This document is useful for developing proper expectations for students with ASD transitioning to secondary education and demonstrating the importance of self-advocacy when entering a postsecondary setting. 

Support Changes from High School to College

 

 

Tips for Faculty

This document is designed to help instructors understand and identify common characteristics of autism in the classroom.  Additionally, it provides tips on how to adapt instrustion or provide in class accomidations to provide an equitible learning environment for students with autism.

Tips for Faculty Document

 

 

When Should I Disclose My Autism

This document provides a list of considerations and some helpful suggestions for students who face the decision to disclose their ASD to others.  While designed for students with ASD, this resource is also valuable for professionals who are promoting self-advocacy or who need to understand the changes faced by individuals transitioning to postsecondary education.

When Should I Disclose My Autism Document