[COVID-19] Seven Empowering Actions We Can Give Teens

Hello Everybody With the Stay at Home Order Youth need: -a structure to do school work, exercise, leisure, and task(s) to contribute to the household. -validation for any or all low emotions they feel: anxiety, anger, powerlessness. -a game plan to recognize and name the full range of emotions they experience. -an approach to feel Read More

Making Career Development a ‘Work of Art’ | For All Youth Including Autism and ‘At Risk’ |Dr. Jackie M. Marquette

Youth with Social Emotional Challenges Pic 1 (pixabay.com) Many students and adults who have social and emotional challenges  such as, autism, do want to work and certainly have the capability to perform well on jobs that match their strengths. Yet preparing youth for a career or job isn’t an exact science. Rather, I see it Read More

Next June, What Will Your Students Say About Their Career Transition Preparation?  | Autism Spectrum and Special Needs | Jackie M. Marquette Ph.D.

Don’t ignore emotional well-being and adaptation in preparing youth with Autism Spectrum and Special Needs for jobs, careers, and college. My article give 5 necessary points. [Actual Persons]: An 18-year old male with autism received a scholarship to study chemistry at a prominent university. After 6 weeks, his parents were called to come and get Read More

9 Ways to Improve Student Transition: Autism Spectrum, Disabilities, and ‘At Risk’

Do you work with students in transition and worry about how they will get or keep a job after high school? This blog will offer new perspective. Briefly I will reveal the problem and next the 9 solutions. Student transition to a job or college in our society operates on the ‘Vertical Approach’, which is Read More

Facing the Fear of Uncertainty

  Mary is a delightful 19 year old woman who has autism. Now that she has graduated high school, she has tremendous fear that is preventing her from pursuing a career goal. Her days are filled with hiding in her room drawing and reading. Although she feels safe there, she really doesn’t like hiding in Read More

Blog: Twenty-five Effective Career Preparations that Promote Autism Spectrum Employment

Twenty-Five Effective Career Preparations that Promote Autism Spectrum Employment Reprinted by permission from Different Brains.