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Transition Tool Kit

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

Autism Speaks

Description

The guiding principle Autism Speaks used in developing this kit is that all individuals with autism, regardless of the level of support needed, should be able to live a life filled with purpose, dignity, choices and happiness. This kit will provide you with suggestions and options for you to consider as you set out on this journey toward finding your own unique path to adulthood.

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Alternative Employment OptionsAutism Spectrum DisordersCommunity Living ProgramsDating and RelationshipsDevelopmental DisabilitiesDisability RightsEmploymentEmployment SupportsFinancial AidFinancial SupportsHealth InsuranceHigher EducationHousing SupportsIndependent LivingLife Skill DevelopmentLife TransitionsMoney ManagementSelf-AdvocacySelf-Directed CareTransition PlanningTransitions to Adulthood

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autismdisabilityemploymenthousingindependent livingpost-secondary educationself-advocacy
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Family/Youth Support and Peer Advocacy

Information and support for individuals and families with behavioral, emotional, physical and/or mental health challenges.

Financial Assistance

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Legal/Civil Rights/Protective Services

Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.

Training and Technical Assistance

Planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of activities designed to achieve specific learning objectives and help resolve problems.

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council