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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
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  
Autism Speaks 
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)