Supporting the Transition to Adulthood

Handouts

A brief summary of an article about interventions to address the academic skills of high school students on the autism spectrum
This summary shares five recommendations collected from focus groups that met during the early phases of the CSESA project. Focus group participants include the perspectives of practitioners, parents, and other key stakeholders.
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 is a brief summary of research article describing how to use implementation science with a comprehensive program for high school students on the autism spectrum.
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

Articles and Conference Presentations

An oral presentation from the CEC 2018 conference in Tampa, FL.
A presentation from the CEC 2014 conference in Philadelphia
This presentation provides an overview of the CSESA Program as well as descriptions of some of the specific components of the CSESA Program.
An oral presentation at the Wisconsin Transition Conference in Wisconsin Dells, WI.
A manuscript in a special issue of Remedial and Special Education (Autism, Adolescence, and High School) about academic instruction for high school students with ASD.
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 manuscript in a special issue of Remedial and Special Education (Autism, Adolescence, and High School) about implementation science in relation to programs for high school students with ASD.
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 brief summary of an article about preparing high school students on the autism spectrum for life after high school
A manuscript in a special issue of Remedial and Special Education (Autism, Adolescence, and High School) about effective transition for high school students with ASD.
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.
A manuscript in a special issue of Remedial and Special Education (Autism, Adolescence, and High School) about the roles and needs of families of high school students with ASD.
An oral presentation from the DCDT 2016 conference in Myrtle Beach, SC.
A poster presentation from the 49th Annual Gatlinburg Conference in San Diego, CA.
An oral presentation at the Division on Career Development & Transition (DCDT) conference in Portland, OR.
A poster presentation at the Waisman Center 40th Anniversary Scientific Symposium in Madison, WI.
An overview of the Center on Secondary Education for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders