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Transition Planning for Individuals with ASD: Choosing Meaningful Goals & O...

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Melmark New England

461 River Rd

Andover, MA 01810

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Transition is defined as the process of changing from one state or condition to another. Transition planning specifically outlines the change from school to adult life for children with an autism spectrum disorder, Transition planning is designed to ensure that the student will be provided the necessary skills and services to make a smooth transition from school to adult life. Identifying and teaching skills that are needed to maximize the learner’s independence begins at age 14. Transition skills focus on the learner’s future career, interests, and participation in their community post-graduation. This workshop will begin by reviewing current literature and research on transition planning. The critical components of the assessment of transition skills and determining the skills to be taught to the learner will be addressed. Participants will learn how to assess transition skills and determine skills to teach based on assessment outcomes. The workshop will also address best instructional practices for teaching transition skills both in and outside of the classroom setting and generalizing those skills to the community, home and work.

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Julie Weiss joined The New England Center for Children® in June 1990. She currently serves as a Director of Vocational Services. She received her undergraduate degree at Boston University in Rehabilitation Counseling and Master’s Degree in Intensive Special Needs from Simmons College. Julie has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2001. Julie is currently an adjunct at Endicott College in the ABA/Special Education program. Research interests include task analysis, teaching procedures, transition planning and vocational programming. Her research has been published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Analysis in Practice. Julie has presented at regional and national conferences including ABAI (Association of Behavior Analysis International), Berkshire Association of Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT) and Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA).

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