Teaching Pre-Employment Skills from Age 14 to Young Adulthood

Teaching Pre-Employment Skills from Age 14 to Young Adulthood: The Autism Works Now!® Method. REVISED AND EXPANDED SECOND EDITION

Paperback Published on: 21/11/2024
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Published 21/11/2024
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Synopsis

Based on the?Autism Works Now!® Workplace Readiness Workshop, this interactive and updated resource helps individuals with autism from age 14 to adulthood develop the necessary transition skills for getting and keeping a meaningful job, with accompanying downloadable worksheets and templates.
Structured around 2-hour weekly sessions over an eight-month period, the program is ideal for teaching to groups of autistic students. It covers essential topics such as organization and time management, interview skills, appropriate workplace attire, and networking, and provides an updated corpus of information and career resources from the California Department of Education. This second edition now includes vital additions such as online career resources, mock interviews, guidance on personal and professional references, small talk, telephone etiquette, and social media, as well as worksheets and questionnaires to help track progress and explore which jobs would best suit an individual based on their skills and interests.

  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781805012672
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Dimensions: 246 x 173 mm

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