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In addition to the resources at the end of each section, below is a listing of some books and websites that provide information about the transition process and adult life. Please feel free to submit additional resources that may be helpful by e-mailing us at TransitionToolKit@AutismSpeaks.org
Books and Tool Kits
The Autism Transition Guide: Planning the Journey from School to Adult Life
by Carolyn Thorwarth Bruey, Psy.D. and Mary Beth Urban, M.Ed.
Autism & the Transition to Adulthood: Success Beyond the Classroom
by Paul Wehman, Marcia Datlow Smith, Carol Schall
Publisher: Woodbine House
Essentials of Transition Planning
By Paul Wehman
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
Guiding Your Teenager with Special Needs Through the Transition from School
to Adult Life: Tools for Parents
by Mary Korpi
Publisher: Jessica Kingley Publishers
Life’s Journey Through Autism, a Guide for Transition to Adulthood
Organization for Autism Research, Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center
and Danya International, Inc.
Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism
Autism Speaks: The Autism Safety Project
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center
Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC)