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

Work Readiness for Students with Autism  Spectrum, Developmental Disabilities, and ‘At Risk’: A Professional Resource Checklist

Work Readiness for Students with Autism  Spectrum, Developmental Disabilities, and ‘At Risk’: A Professional Resource Checklist Check each one that applies. 1. My student/clients can often see good job/career possibilities for themselves. ___________ 2. My student/clients generally rely upon people (natural) supports in the workplace in order to adjust or adapt to their job.  ___________ 3. My student/clients generally Read More

Connecting ASD Students to Career Options: 20 Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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

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.

Sing your song

“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 drjackiemarquette@gmail.com www.marquettestrengthsindex.com

Believe you can move to higher interests

“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 drjackiemarquette@gmail.com www.marquettestrengthsindex.com

#Employees with #ASD

“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 drjackiemarquette@gmail.com www.marquettestrengthsindex.com

Even if you know your strengths

Even if you knew all your strengths, you would be surprised at their value and your highest potential using them. Connecting #ASD to their Strengths, Careers & Emotional Self Awareness 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 Read More

The Key to Finding

The key to finding a career direction start asking, “What am I good at doing. Why? Because everyone loves what they are good at doing. 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 Read More