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Putting the Pieces Together: Options for Housing & Models for Residential Supports… when planning for residential services and supports for individual with autism there are three aspects housing that should considered the housing itself and the costs … owned rented ongoing expenses such utilities water heating trash collection cable phone etc specialized services and support depending the individuals choices and preferences all three aspects housing can combined such the case agencyoperated group home home purchased and arranged separately housing options generally speaking housing options sometimes referred …
Life on Campus… 1973 important become familiar with the schools disabilityrelated resources that you can sure advocate for the services and supports which you are entitled while you are deciding which postsecondary path the best fit for you you may also want look … this addition its also great idea work any skills you think will enable you make your experience successful possible campus supports for students with disabilities college university does not offer asdspecific programming your family should assess … the matters consider does the counseling center have professionals who are trained supporting individuals with autism are group counseling options available campus how long may student receive counseling support campus sessions are limited can …
Navigating Adult Services… tool kit was prepared autism speaks board member val paradiz phd adults with autism are often eligible for services support them various aspects their lives services vary from state state but most involve team component comprised the … information provided services below not exhaustive any means provides some basic information help you and the person you support begin navigate programs and options applying for supplemental security income ssi ssi federal social security cash … wherever the adult with autism lives hisher own private home the home the individuals parents other family members other group and residential home settings addition services covered medical assistance the following additional supports might …
Life Skills Programs… vista vocational independent living programs for people with autism are postsecondary programs that offer services and supports help individuals live and work successfully instruction needs incorporate best practices identified for working … learn assistive technology should utilized enhance learning and function instruction may occur individually small larger groups functional academics are taught enhance independent living and vocational functioning education may also include … include onsite experiences variety work settings both paid and nonpaid scaffolding techniques and job coaches professional supports should utilized ensure proper transition the work place individuals with autism learn the vocational soft skills …
The Importance of Self-Advocacy in the Transition Process… are not due any fault their own but only because their brains work differently may helpful for the individual join support social skills group for those with similar abilities you may able find groups your area the autism speaks resource guide how teach selfadvocacy skills selfadvocacy should taught throughout …
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