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.
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
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
Helping Youth Get Employed | Professional Development | 6 CEU’S Announcing my ONLINE COURSE: ‘How to Engage Youth to Discover their Dream Career and Adapt’ Are you a counselor, educator, or a parent seeking ways to help youth with Autism Spectrum and special needs access their own blueprint for career preparation? With this course, you Read More
Let’s start with a 4 question self-questionnaire. You may give it to a student or your son/daughter . 1. Do you know the career that is right for you? ___ Yes ___Not Sure ___No 2. Do you have a unique interest or ability, but don’t know the right course of study or career Read More
I am happy and relieved to finally share my new student workbook “Power Practices”. Power Practices Workbook is a curriculum that guides a student through #career exploration with activities that will capture students’ career interests. The latter half of the workbook engages students with real life situations they may encounter during school and on the job. These Read More
Twenty-Five Effective Career Preparations that Promote Autism Spectrum Employment Reprinted by permission from Different Brains.
“In job settings that are personally fitting, #success is likely when the individual feels #appreciate, #valued, #involved, #challenged, #mentored and #empowered.” 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
“By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.” – Edwin Elliot 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