Sexuality and Severe Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Health Educators by Kate Reynolds. (XAT Reyno 2014) Sexual health and sexuality can be difficult subjects for parents and caregivers to broach with autistic children, made more challenging when children are at the severe end of the autism Sexual health and sexuality can be […]
Life Skill Lessons by Ellen McPeek Glisan. (XED Glisa 2006) Teaches a wide variety of life skills aligned to general curriculum (Math, Social Studies, Science/Health, Language Arts) for transition students with mild to moderate disabilities. (Pp. 248) If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Family Manual: Transition to Employment and Adult Services for Youth with Developmental Disabilities in Illinois (XAT Arc 2010) This manual was put together by The Arc of Illinois Family to Family Health Information and Education Center and Family Voices of Illinois. Download the PDF version of this manual for free here.
Guiding Your Teenager with Special Needs through the Transition from School to Adult Life: tools for parents by Mary Korpi. (XAT Korp 2008) The first part of the book explains how families can adapt everyday routines in order to encourage the development of essential life skills the child will need as he matures. It outlines […]
Asperger Syndrome: Transition to College and Work (XAS Colle 2001) This video details the things people with Asperger Syndrome need to do to prepare for college and to find and hold a job. 57 minutes. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Students with Asperger Syndrome: A guide for College Personnel by Lorraine E. Wolf, Ph.D., Lorraine E. Wolf Jane Thierfeld Brown, Ed.D., and Ruth Bork, M.Ed . (XAT Wolf 2009) Students with Asperger Syndrome often have trouble with social skills and self-regulatory behaviors in college, and disability professionals are often not used to reaching out to students […]
Full Life Ahead by Judy Barclay and Jan Cobb. (XAT Barcl 2006) Full Life Ahead: A Workbook and Guide to Adult life for Students & Families of Students with Disabilities If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
The Care and Keeping of You (American Girl) by Valorie Schaefer and Norm Bendell. (XAT Schae 1998) This bestselling guide answers all the questions growing girls have about their bodies – from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bra buying, pimples to periods. It offers guidance about basic hygiene and health without addressing […]
Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent’s Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Chantal Sicile-Kira and Temple Grandin. (XAT Sicil 2006) This is a guide that offers strategies for helping children through the physical and emotional changes of the teenage years in order to prepare […]
Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Chris A. Zeigler Dendy. (XAT Zeigl 2006) This book gives parents insight on everything from understanding the diagnosis to treatment options, and from behavioral and academic issues, to parent involvement and self-advocacy. Pp. 424. If available, item can be checked out from the […]