Families and Students

Under each topic area you will find a variety of resources such as informational handouts, research summaries, professional development tools, and curriculum materials designed to support caregivers, professionals, and individuals on the autism spectrum. Please use and share.

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Supporting Communication and Social Skills

Various resources to support communication and social competence of adolescents on the autism spectrum

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Supporting Independence and Behavior

Resources to support independence and adaptive behavior of adolescents on the autism spectrum

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Supporting the Transition to Adulthood

Resources to support the transition to adulthood of adolescents on the autism spectrum

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Supporting Literacy

Resources developed to support reading comprehension of adolescents on the autism spectrum

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Supporting Use of Evidence-Based Practices

Resources to support implementation of proven practices with adolescents on the autism spectrum

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Supporting Physical and Emotional Wellness

Resources to support physical and emotional health and wellness of adolescents on the autism spectrum

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Understanding Autism

A professional development series designed to provide middle and high school personnel with knowledge and evidence-based strategies to support their students on the autism spectrum. The series includes presentations, video clips, activities, and facilitator notes.

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What We Are Learning

A collection of resources about what we are learning from adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum, families, high schools, and communities in our study.