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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.

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School

The high school and college years can pose a number of challenges to young people with autism. These resources are designed to help make education transitions as successful as possible.

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The PEAL Center

The PEAL Center helps families and individuals with disabilities and special health care needs using a variety of strategies. PEAL offers services in six areas: outreach, individual assistance, resources, trainings, leadership development, and partnerships.

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The Right to Special Education in Pennsylvania

Every student has the right to an education. This resource outlines legal rules for Special Education and early intervention for students with disabilities ages 3 to 21.

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The Transition Process from Early Intervention to School-Age Programs

This resource provides information on Preschool Early Intervention services, multi-disciplinary evaluations, and provider agencies for ongoing Preschool Early Intervention services.

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Think College

Developing Inclusive College-Based Transition Services for Students with Intellectual Disability and Autism.

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Tips for Transition to High School

Beginning high school is a stressful time for any student, but it can be especially challenging for a student with autism and his/her parents or caregivers. Planning the transition process should begin several months before the student enters high school. Here are some tips that may help you manage the transition process.

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Tips for Transition to Middle School

Beginning middle school is a stressful time for any student, but it can be especially challenging for a student with autism and his/her parents or caregivers. Planning the transition process should begin several months before the student enters middle school. Here are some tips that may help you manage the transition process.

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Transition College to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum (presentation)

Transitioning to College is a tough and scary thing for anyone to do. However, there can be more difficulties in that transition for an individual on the spectrum. This presentation discusses some of those challenges and how to be ready for college.

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Transition of Students With Disabilities To Postsecondary Education

Do you know what is in store for students with disabilities who graduate from your school and head off to postsecondary education? Do you have the information you need to advise them on what to expect in postsecondary education?

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Transition Toolkit

A collection of transition toolkits across the life span, organized by time periods from infant through adulthood. This resource page was designed to allow you to find these toolkits in one place to help make the journey a little easier.

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United Way of Bucks County

Improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.

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Using Applied Behavior Analysis

This booklet provides an overview of autism, inclusive practices, and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and how ABA is used as a framework for addressing the needs of students with autism.

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Visual Schedule Series: First-Then Schedules

This resource from Autism Classroom provides strategies and resources around using first-then schedules with individuals who have autism.

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We Connect Now

One of the goals of this site is to help college students with disabilities to succeed in their studies by getting the information and support they need through resources, links, blogs latest news, studying existing laws and regulation, and personal contacts. Through this website people can also share and read other people’s stories as a source of support and comfort.

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What Parents and Caregivers Can Ask and Do to Help Children Thrive at School

This tool from the US Department of Education provides parents and caregivers with a set of questions to ask and important issues to consider when approaching their child’s teachers, principals, and counselors about his or her development.

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Writing Effective Individualized Education Programs (IEP)

This resource explains the importance of measurable annual goals for a student with disabilities and how to create one that aligns with Pennsylvania standards.

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