[Youth Mentoring] Use E M B R A C E to Help Student Clarity: Choosing Work/Careers

As students leave school seeking education or looking for work, it’s important for all youth especially youth with Autism Spectrum to develop a clear understanding of their feelings and motivations in order to embrace who they are as a person. I describe the EMBRACE Model and offer seven self-reflective questions for youth to consider.

Six Ways to Improve School Transition: Students with Autism Spectrum

Do you work with students in school transition and worry about how they will get or keep a job after high school? I will first reveal why so many don’t make school transitions to a job, then offer approaches to improve the situation for youth. Problem RevealedAccording to data in KY reported in an article high Read More

Focus On Greater Need For Supports (GNS): Autism Spectrum (AS)

I want to shine a light on persons on the Autism Spectrum (AS) who rely upon a greater need for supports. Many of these individuals have strengths and talents, yet they are often ignored and turned away from resources such as integrated employment services. Often they are viewed as their challenges are too great for Read More