Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

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Going to college can be a daunting prospect for any young person, but for teenagers on the autism spectrum this is especially true. Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome describes the unique needs that ASD students entering further or higher education are likely to have. Sarita Freedman identifies several necessary skill sets, along with effective intervention strategies for facilitating skill development throughout the student's elementary, middle and high school years. Several specific accommodations, supports, and classroom/teaching strategies that benefit students with ASD need are presented. Finally, Dr. Freedman suggests a number of changes for streamlining public service delivery systems so that future students with ASD can be better prepared for their adult lives. This book provides invaluable ideas and suggestions for any professional working with individuals on the autism spectrum including, mental health professionals, special educators, educational therapists, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, high school and college counselors. Parents and other caregivers of individuals with ASD will also appreciate learning about the various skill sets and the developmental manner in which they are presented.

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Going to college can be a daunting prospect for any young person, but for teenagers on the autism spectrum this is especially true. This book describes the unique needs that ASD students entering further or higher education are likely to have. The author identifies the key skill-sets they will need to develop in order to be successful in college and in life, and shows how they can be helped to develop these.

She outlines the skills required for success in further and higher education in relation to the strengths and weaknesses of individuals with ASDs, and explains how those weaknesses can be ameliorated to enable success at college. Describing the unique accommodations and support that students with ASD will need, and the skills for which they will need particular help, she provides effective intervention strategies that can be implemented throughout the period leading up to college entrance.

This book is essential reading for psychologists, special educators, educational therapists, high school teachers/career counselors, and other professionals supporting high school and college students on the autism spectrum. Parents of such students will also benefit from the ideas presented in this book.

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For professionals supporting young people with AS as they make their way from school to college

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