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ERIC Number: EJ779218
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-1547-0350
Addressing Communication Needs of Young Adults with Autism in a College-Based Inclusion Program
Alpern, Carol S.; Zager, Dianne
Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, v42 n4 p428-436 Dec 2007
This article provides a review of the literature regarding changing communication profiles of individuals with autism as they reach adolescence and young adulthood. The impact of these language patterns on social and vocational functioning is addressed. Guidelines for assessment, goal development, and intervention are presented through a transdisciplinary college-based model. Instructional concerns and recommendations to improve communication skills for transition programming are presented. (Contains 2 tables.)
Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children. DDD, P.O. Box 3512, Fayetteville, AR 72702. Tel: 479-575-3326; Fax: 479-575-6676; Web site:
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A