At a special session of the 2014 Autism Society of America annual conference, CSESA gathered important input regarding the needs of high school students with ASD.
Download: CSESA ASA Taking Action.pdf
This Autism at-a-Glance was designed to support parents and other family members in supporting adolescents on the autism spectrum as they learn to drive and eventually take a driver’s test for their license.
Download: Getting a Driver License.pdf
This Autism at-a-Glance was designed to support high school staff, family members, and individuals on the autism spectrum in understanding and supporting success and safety in dating relationships.
An article highlighting an employment option for adolescents on the autism spectrum and featuring CSESA Co-Principal Investigator, Kara Hume
This is a summary of the CSESA Framework for Selecting Technology.
The Secondary School Success Checklist (SSSC) is an evaluation of student skills in independence and behavior, transition, social competence, and academic skills completed by staff, families, and students.
This Autism at-a-Glance was designed to support high school staff and family members in promoting independence in daily living skills for adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum.
Download: Supporting Daily Living Skills.pdf
A brief summary of an article about roles, needs, and supports for families of high school students on the autism spectrum
This is the manual for Community and School Resource Mapping. It has sample maps.
This is a sample community map to help get you started.
Download: CSESA-Community Map.pdf
This is a sample community map in Spanish to give you some ideas of how it can be done.
Download: CSESA Community Map_SPANISH.pdf
This is the manual to support Student Involvement in the IEP. It has information about several different curricula.
This booklet provides supplementary information on creating student portfolios and a glossary of terms related to transition in high school.
This is the manual to support transition planning.
Download: Transition Planning Manual.pdf
This is a secure, password-protected website available for those who have been trained in Transitioning Together.
This manual provides information for implementing Work Based Learning Experiences.
This is a .pdf version of the Community and School Resource Mapping training powerpoint
Download: Mapping Training.final_.pdf
This is a .pdf of the Student Involvement in the IEP training powerpoint.
Download: Student Involvement in the IEP PPT.pdf
This is a webinar for the student-involvement in the IEP intervention in the CSESA model.
This is a .pdf of the Transition Planning training powerpoint.
Download: Transition Planning.final_.pdf
This is a webinar for the Transition Planning training in the CSESA model.
This is a .pdf of the Work Based Learning Experience training powerpoint
Articles and Conference Presentations
A presentation from the CEC 2014 conference in Philadelphia
Download: CEC 2014 CSESA Model.pdf
An oral presentation from the CEC 2018 conference in Tampa, FL.
Download: CEC 2018 CSESA Efficacy and Followup.pdf
An oral presentation at the Wisconsin Transition Conference in Wisconsin Dells, WI.
This presentation provides an overview of the CSESA Program as well as descriptions of some of the specific components of the CSESA Program.
Download: CSESA DCDT 2013 CSESA Overview.pdf
A poster presentation at The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) conference in Chicago, IL
A poster presentation from CEC 2014 about an education and support program for families of high school students with disabilities.
Center on Secondary Education and Students with ASD: Lessons Learned During the First Year of Intervention Development
A discussion of lessons learned during CSESA’s first year of intervention development. A poster presentation from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) conference in 2013.
Download: CSESA AAIDD 2013.pdf
A rationale for the CSESA project and overview of the first year of the study. A powerpoint presentation from the Council on Exceptional Children (CEC) conference in 2013.
Download: CSESA CEC 2013.pdf
A summary of the CSESA-related presentations at the CEC 2017 convention
Download: CEC 2017 CSESA sessions.pdf
A summary of the CSESA-related presentations at IMFAR 2017
Download: CSESA Presentations at IMFAR 2017.pdf
This presentation offers an overview of the CSESA Program
Download: CSESA OCALI 2013 CSESA Overview.pdf
Education and Outcomes for High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Multiple Stakeholders
An overview of the CSESA project and results from focus groups. A presentation from the Autism Society of America (ASA) Conference in 2013
Download: CSESA ASA 2013 Focus Groups.pdf
An oral presentation from the APA 2015 conference in Toronto, Canada.
Download: APA Talk_short version ppt.pdf
A poster presentation from the IMFAR 2015 conference in Salt Lake City, UT.
Five Steps for Developing Effective Transition Plans for High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
An article in the magazine Teaching Exceptional Children about developing effective transition plans for high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Implementing an Educational Model for Secondary Students with Autism: the Complexities of High School
CSESA has reached out to families and educators to open up a dialogue about the needs of students with ASD in high school. The findings from our activities were presented. A poster presentation from the Global Implementation Conference (GIC) in 2013.
Download: CSESA GIC 2013.pdf
The introduction to the special issues of Remedial and Special Education on the theme of Autism, Adolescence, and High School.
Multilevel Modeling: School and Community Characteristics That Impact Predictors of Postsecondary Outcomes for High Schoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder
A poster presentation from the DCDT 2016 conference in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Post-School Outcomes and Follow-Up for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum Following Participation in the Center on Secondary Education for Students with ASD (CSESA)
An oral presentation at the Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) 2014 conference in Cleveland, OH
A poster presentation from the 49th Annual Gatlinburg Conference in San Diego, CA.
CSESA reaches out to young adults on the spectrum and families to get their input into the project.
Download: CSESA ASA 2013 Preconference.pdf
An oral presentation from the CEC 2016 conference in St. Louis, MO.
Download: CEC 2016 Fidelity .pdf
Supporting Adolescents with ASD in the General Education Setting: Perspectives from Stakeholders on the Transition Process
This poster reports findings from 28 focus groups with stakeholders across 5 CSESA sites regarding the support needs of students with ASD served in the general education classroom.
Download: CEC Sustainability 2018 poster .pdf
The Promise of Extra-Curricular Club Participation for High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Download: CEC 2018_Clubs_Final.pdf
The Secondary School Success Checklist (SSSC): A Transition Planning Tool for High School Students on the Autism Spectrum
An oral presentation from the IMFAR 2016 conference in Baltimore, MD.
An oral presentation from the DCDT 2016 conference in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Top Tips for Developing and Implementing Work-based Learning Opportunities for High School Students with ASD
An oral presentation from the DCDT 2015 conference in Portland, OR.
Transitioning Together: A Family-Centered Transition Intervention for High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
An oral presentation at the Division on Career Development & Transition (DCDT) conference in Portland, OR.
An overview of the Center on Secondary Education for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders
An oral presentation from the DCDT 2015 conference in Portland, OR.