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Ha, Kimberly; Ziegert, Amanda; Gorman, Margaret; Hochberg, Melissa; Morrison, Alisa; Nowell, Sallie; Ramminger, Tabitha – Organization for Autism Research, 2021
The transition from school to adulthood is a pivotal time in the lives of all students. For a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), change of any kind can be challenging, and a transition as momentous as this can seem especially daunting. Thoughtful planning, sound information, and open communication will help parents support young adults…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Young Adults
Alexander, Katie C.; Clemens, Erin M.; Gilbert, Marilyn; McBreen, Joseph; Whittenburg, Holly; Farmer, Mandy – Organization for Autism Research, 2019
When a military family has a child with autism, they face all the emotions and challenges that accompany this diagnosis, compounded by the realities of military service: war, extended family separation, frequent moves, varying access to specialized healthcare, and other stressors that complicate and often work against effective treatment for…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Military Personnel
Organization for Autism Research, 2019
The fundamental intent of special education is to provide instruction to meet each child's unique needs. "Life Journey through Autism: Navigating the Special Education System" offers information, tools, and tips that will help parents become an even more effective advocate for their children. Many teachers, administrators, and school…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Students with Disabilities, Equal Education
Organization for Autism Research, 2019
Parents of children with autism face many challenges that arise from the practical, day-to-day issues of living with autism. The specific goals of this guide are to help parents: (1) find information about autism; (2) distinguish between research-based and non-research-based information; (3) become savvy consumers of information by giving them the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Child Rearing, Parent Education
Organization for Autism Research, 2018
This guide prominently engages the voices of people on the autism spectrum as well as highly qualified professionals to provide information and tips vital to promoting success in higher education for people on the autism spectrum in three major areas: transition to higher education, attending college, and, finally, transitioning out of college…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, College Students, College Readiness
Organization for Autism Research, 2017
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex group of disorders that present numerous challenges within the inclusive classroom setting. This book provides guidelines for meeting the level 1 support needs of the child with ASD in your class, from elementary to high school. Specifically, the guide contains information on: (1) Understanding common…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Inclusion, Student Needs
Ziegert, Amanda – Organization for Autism Research, 2014
No parental instinct is as intense and fundamental as protecting one's child from harm. For parents of children with autism, safety risks become magnified because of challenges resulting from fixations with narrow interests, limited situational awareness, and sensory and communication issues. So why should parents expect to do it all alone? We…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Child Safety, Prevention
Organization for Autism Research, 2014
Having children with and without autism comes with a unique set of challenges. Parents are not only faced with doing what's best for their child with autism, but also with paying attention to the needs of any brothers or sisters. Siblings, too, feel a sense of loss, confusion, and frustration -- all at a time before they've had a chance to develop…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Siblings, Parent Role
Organization for Autism Research, 2014
Siblings of children with autism are in a unique position. They face challenges (similar to those that parents encounter), but at a time before they've developed appropriate coping strategies. As a result, they need support to ensure that they're informed, feel respected, and know how to be compassionate advocates for their brothers and sisters on…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Siblings, Coping
Organization for Autism Research, 2014
Young children with siblings with autism are in a unique position. They face challenges (similar to those that parents encounter), but at a time before they've developed appropriate coping strategies. As a result, they need support to ensure that they're informed, feel respected, and know how to be compassionate advocates for their brothers and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Young Children, Siblings
Organization for Autism Research, 2013
Middle and high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are increasingly being taught in general education settings. This guide reviews common characteristics associated with autism and provides teachers with practical tips and strategies for supporting their students with autism in the classroom setting. It is also designed to…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Middle School Students, High School Students
Organization for Autism Research (NJ3), 2013
The DVD, a key component of the "Autism in the Schoolhouse" initiative, is designed to provide general education teachers with strategies for supporting their middle and high school students with autism. It was produced by the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) in collaboration with Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools, and made possible by…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Autism, Video Technology, Student Characteristics
Organization for Autism Research, 2012
People with autism are increasingly finding meaningful work and proving that with the right opportunities and proper support, they can be successful in a variety of positions. More and more employers find that individuals on the autism spectrum are productive employees who possess specialized skills, are detail oriented, and excel at managing…
Descriptors: Autism, Employees, Employer Employee Relationship, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship
Organization for Autism Research, 2012
As any parent of a child with autism knows, your life changes and you take on new roles after your child receives a diagnosis of autism. Ready or not, you are now expected to be an expert on interventions, support professionals, and special education. Suddenly, your concerns and worries are different from the parents around you. While they may be…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Related Services (Special Education), Autism
Organization for Autism Research (NJ3), 2011
College can be a trying time in any individual's life. For adults with Asperger Syndrome this experience can be overwhelming. This title in the new DVD series Asperger Syndrome and Adulthood focuses on educating professors, teaching assistants, and others on what it means to be a college student on the spectrum and how they might best be able to…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Self Advocacy, Video Technology, Teaching Assistants
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