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Autism Resources

Online Career Information

http://www.careeronestop.org/

www.iseek.org

http://www.deed.state.mn.us/ - Vocational Rehabilitation Services (Click on the link "more options" under job seekers then click on "people with disabilities" link.)

 

Books

Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals, by Anthony Attwood

Preparing For Life - The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for those with Autism and Asperberger's Syndrome, by Dr Jed Baker

How to Find Work That Works for People with Asperger Syndrome, by Gail Hawkins

Think Social; A social thinking curriculum for school-age students, by Michelle Garcia Winner

Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, by Darlene Mannix

How Rude; The teenagers' guide to good manners, proper behavior, and not grossing people out, by Alex J Packer, Ph.D.

Born on the Wrong Planet, by Erika Hammerschmidt (former student of the SWHS autism program)

Developing  Talents: Careers for Individuals with Aspergers Syndrome and High Functioning, by Temple Grandin

Websites

http://www.ncwd-youth.info/411-on-disability-disclosure - The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities

http://www.autisminternetmodules.org - Autism Internet Modules

http://autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/ - The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders

http://www.autism-society.org - Autism Society of America

http://www.ausm.org/  - Autism Society MN

http://www.pacer.org/  - Parent and training information center.

http://www.mrc-mn.org/  - MRC (Minneasota Resource Center) postsecondary education options.

http://southwest.mpls.k12.mn.us/Autism.html - Southwest H.S. autism program.

http://www.autism-works.com/ - Autism Works addresses the individual employment needs of adults with high-functioning autism such as Asperger Syndrome.  This is a post high school service.

http://www.projectsearch.us/ - Project Search provides real-life work experience to help youth with significant disabilities make successful transitions from school to adult life.

This page is simply here to provide information.  I niether recommend or support any services.  Nor is Minneapolis Public Schools responsible for paying for any services.

PDF ARC Transition Resources   --  Useful resources for the steps after high school.