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Wed, Sep 06

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Navigating Independence: The Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Autism

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Navigating Independence: The Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Autism
Navigating Independence: The Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Autism

Time & Location

Sep 06, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST

Webinar

About the event

Outline

In this training, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and its unique characteristics and challenges. You will be able to identify and appreciate the critical transition stages that individuals with autism go through, spanning early adolescence, late adolescence, and early adulthood, while understanding the key developmental milestones within these stages. Additionally, you will recognize the pivotal role of person-centered planning in tailoring transition plans to individual strengths and needs. Furthermore, you will explore practical strategies for facilitating a smooth transition from school to further education or vocational training, as well as navigating the complexities of employment and independent living. Lastly, you will learn to access and leverage available resources and support networks, and be inspired by real-life success stories of individuals who have successfully transitioned into adulthood while living with autism.

Learning Objectives

  • Comprehend the significance of person-centered planning in facilitating successful transitions.
  • Explore opportunities and challenges related to employment and the development of independent living skills.
  • Discover effective methods for enhancing social skills and community integration.
  • Appreciate the pivotal role of families and caregivers in supporting the transition process.
  • Access and utilize available resources and support networks for individuals with autism.

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  • CEU Credit

    $10.00

Total

$0.00

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