Workshop Description

Workshop Description: This workshop will describe a cross-systems model of collaboration addressing transition needs of individuals with ASDs. The presenters will describe how academic institutions, community services, and the educational system can work together to help both individuals with ASDs and the community at large succeed in this transition process.

This program is designed to help you…

  1. Understand the current state of service delivery for young adults with autism
  2. Learn the important reasons for the need for cross-systems collaboration in addressing the needs of autistic young adults as they transition out of the school context
  3. Understand the important role of functional assessment in establishing the transitional needs of the autistic young adult.
  4. Learn the four key components within one cross-collaboration model
  5. Learn of opportunities at the local level for innovative expansion of cross collaboration within already existing systems (Audience discussion and participation on this objective will be encouraged)

Location

Olney Hall 229

Start Date

4-5-2012 1:30 PM

End Date

4-5-2012 3:00 PM

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May 4th, 1:30 PM May 4th, 3:00 PM

Transition to Adulthood: Developing Collaboration Across Service Systems

Olney Hall 229

Workshop Description: This workshop will describe a cross-systems model of collaboration addressing transition needs of individuals with ASDs. The presenters will describe how academic institutions, community services, and the educational system can work together to help both individuals with ASDs and the community at large succeed in this transition process.

This program is designed to help you…

  1. Understand the current state of service delivery for young adults with autism
  2. Learn the important reasons for the need for cross-systems collaboration in addressing the needs of autistic young adults as they transition out of the school context
  3. Understand the important role of functional assessment in establishing the transitional needs of the autistic young adult.
  4. Learn the four key components within one cross-collaboration model
  5. Learn of opportunities at the local level for innovative expansion of cross collaboration within already existing systems (Audience discussion and participation on this objective will be encouraged)