Supporting the Transition to Adulthood

Handouts

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.
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
CSESA informational flyer
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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.
A brief summary of an article about roles, needs, and supports for families of high school students on the autism spectrum

Curriculum Materials

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.
This is a sample community map in Spanish to give you some ideas of how it can be done.
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.
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.

Training Materials

This is a .pdf version of the Community and School Resource Mapping training powerpoint
This is a .pdf of the Student Involvement in the IEP training powerpoint.
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.
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
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Articles and Conference Presentations

A presentation from the CEC 2014 conference in Philadelphia
An oral presentation from the CEC 2018 conference in Tampa, FL.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A summary of the CSESA-related presentations at the CEC 2017 convention
A summary of the CSESA-related presentations at IMFAR 2017
This presentation offers an overview of the CSESA Program
An overview of the CSESA project and results from focus groups. A presentation from the Autism Society of America (ASA) Conference in 2013
An oral presentation from the APA 2015 conference in Toronto, Canada.
A poster presentation from the IMFAR 2015 conference in Salt Lake City, UT.
An article in the magazine Teaching Exceptional Children about developing effective transition plans for high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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.
The introduction to the special issues of Remedial and Special Education on the theme of Autism, Adolescence, and High School.
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.
An oral presentation from the CEC 2016 conference in St. Louis, MO.
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.
An oral presentation from the DCDT 2016 conference in Myrtle Beach, SC.
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