Finished at School: Supporting Young People With Autism to Move From School to College

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This resource identifies recommended practices that support young people with autism as they transition from school to college. This guide draws from the lessons learned at the Finished at School (FaS) Programme and provides examples, resources, and information from the FaS Programme that be adapted and replicated by other programs, colleges, and schools.

    Goals:

    To support colleges to further develop effective practices to support young people with autism (as well as those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities) to achieve their potential and make a successful transition from school to college into adult life.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Programs serving youth with autism, autism-spectrum challenges, learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    All

    Key Personnel:

    N/A

    Additional Information:

    The guide draws from the lessons learned from the Finished at School (FaS) Programme. The FaS Programme was a two year project funded by the United Kingdom Department for Education led by Ambitious about Autism in partnership with the Association of Colleges and the National Association for Special Education Needs.

  • Resource Name:

    Finished at School: Supporting Young People With Autism to Move From School to College

    Publisher/Source:

    Ambitious about Autism, The Pears National Centre for Autism Education, London

    Author:

    Alison O’Brien, Yola Jacobsen, Ian Adam Bellamy

    Date of Publication:

    March 2015

    Resource Type:

    Program Management Resources








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  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be accessed freely online: https://bit.ly/2X4YnES















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