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    Printable Classroom-Ready Plans

    One mother’s tried and true recommendations for helping your child with autism get ready for an early wake up time once school starts. Are you dreading your "au-some" child's first week back to school because he or she..
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    From Sleeping in to Prepping for School: Strategies for Avoiding Wake-up Wars

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    Topics: Autism & Transitions, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Articles

      1. Follow Your Passion I love flying! All my life I have been interested in anything aviation related: airports, travel, planes.
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    Follow Your Passion: 5 Steps to Finding the Best Career Match for a Young Adult with Autism

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    Topics: Autism & Transitions, Autism & Career Options, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Letters from the CEO

    With schools and learning centers staying closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus, families and students are finding themselves having to adapt to learning from home.
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    Free Resources for Families of Children With Autism and Other Special Needs During the Coronavirus

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, COVID-19 Emergency Response, Infant/Toddler (0-3), Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Parents, Adult (22+), Articles

    Recognition of Stages Learning Materials Contributions & Excellence

    Note: These 5 activities can be done every day, and we recommend that parents create a schedule so that each of these activities takes place at the same time very day when possible. Having a schedule helps keep children..
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    Cabin Fever? 5 Effective Activities for Students with Autism During Social Isolation or Quarantine

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Autism & Transitions, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Parents, Articles

    Language Builder ARIS Complete Autism Curriculum

    Special Olympics and Unified Sports for Children with Autism Sports are a unifying, fun way for individuals and communities to connect. For individuals with autism, participation in athletic events may be difficult due..
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    Autism and Inclusive Sports

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    Topics: Health & Nutrition, Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Articles

    Individuals with autism too often have been underrepresented and discriminated against in employment. A 2017 report from Drexel University found that only 14 percent of adults with autism held paid jobs in their..
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    Top Work Places Supporting Adults with Autism

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    Young Adulthood on the Spectrum: An Interview with a Friend

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    Topics: Autism & Transitions, First Person Autism, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    The practice of quieting the mind, otherwise known as mindfulness, is increasingly being practiced across the board – from Google executives to classrooms as a replacement to detention (Bloom, 2016). Mindfulness..
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    Six Simple Mindfulness Practices for Kids with Autism

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    Topics: Health & Nutrition, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Articles

    Advice for entering the job world It is common knowledge that people with disabilities tend to experience higher rates of unemployment and underemployment. Many employers seem to be unwilling to give disabled..
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    Work Environments, Adjustments for Employees with Autism

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    Topics: About Autism, Autism & Transitions, First Person Autism, Autism & Career Options, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Although many students with autism possess incredible talents and abilities, especially related to spatial reasoning, only about 10 to 20 percent of adults with autism are employed (Born, 2011; Kavilanz, 2016)...
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    A New Education: Teaching Coding to Students with Autism

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    Topics: Autism Technology, Autism & Career Options, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Tips and Strategies for Transitioning to College with Autism Of the roughly 50,000 young Americans with autism who graduate from high school each year, less than 7,000 end up with a college degree (Wei et al 2015). This..
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    Transition: A Guide to College Readiness and Applications for Students with Autism

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    Topics: Inclusive Education, Autism & Transitions, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Finding a Job that Matches Your Skills Many people struggle with finding a job and establishing a career for themselves. In addition, there are often multiple applicants for only one job vacancy, which can be..
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    Career Choices for People with Autism: First Hand Advice

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    Topics: First Person Autism, Autism & Career Options, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    First Hand Experiences of Being a Student with Autism As an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder, I have found myself reflecting on both the challenges and strengths that my differences have brought me. On one hand,..
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    My Thoughts on School Experiences and Being on the Autism Spectrum

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    Topics: First Person Autism, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Over approximately the past 2 decades, with the rise in the prevalence of autism, an entire industry has grown up around treating and teaching children and adults with autism, as well as easing the challenges and..
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    Autism Technology

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    Topics: Autism Technology, Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Parents, Articles