What Makes up Job Readiness? Do you wonder why youth with autism or developmental disabilities often fail to make transitions to a job or higher education? Professionals have prepared youth with life skill practice and career exploration tasks yet, far too many young adults continue to lose their jobs or drop out of college. Added Read More
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
Getting Students Hired Who Have Autism from Jackie Marquette Ph.D.
When Adults with Autism Face Difficult Life Change: 16 Supportive Actions April 6, 2017
Emotional Supports for ASD during Loss When individuals with ASD face events of loss, emotional supports are necessary to assist their adaptation. Katie was a golden retriever, Trent’s sweet companion dog and friend for 15 years. She left us on December 14, 2016. She became my autistic son’s pet and a member of our family Read More
Twenty-Five Effective Career Preparations that Promote Autism Spectrum Employment Reprinted by permission from Different Brains.
“Sing your song, turn your interests into fulfilling experiences, live the life of your own and one that you own.” Dr. Jackie Marquette Marquette Index, LLC. Creator of the Marquette Strengths and Career Index Research | Consultant | Speaker | 4 time veteran of adult transition (39 year son with autism) 502 417-6063 firstname.lastname@example.org www.marquettestrengthsindex.com
“Believe you can move to higher interests and capabilities, or you will always be where you are now.” Dr. Jackie Marquette Marquette Index, LLC. Creator of the Marquette Strengths and Career Index Research | Consultant | Speaker | 4 time veteran of adult transition (39 year son with autism) 502 417-6063 email@example.com www.marquettestrengthsindex.com