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Author Rigler, Michelle, author.

Title Turning skills and strengths into careers for young adults with autism spectrum disorder : the BASICS college curriculum / Michelle Rigler, Amy Rutherford and Emily Quinn.

Publication Info. Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource
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Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction; Chapter 1. Comparing Interests, Talents, and Skills; Lesson 1: Interests vs. Skills; Lesson 2: Talents vs. Skills; Lesson 3: Understanding Skill Sets; Lesson 4: Creating Balance; Chapter 2. Identifying Your Individual Skill Set; Lesson 1: Assessing Your Skills; Lesson 2: Defining Your Skill Set; Lesson 3: The Continuum; Lesson 4: Challenge Your Skill Development; Chapter 3. Identifying Your Skill Set Quadrant; Lesson 1: Exploring Your Quadrant Direction; Lesson 2: Identifying Your Complementary Quadrant Direction; Lesson 3: Building Your Team; Lesson 4: Career Exploration
Chapter 4. The Big Picture of SuccessLesson 1: Valuing Your Journey; Lesson 2: Career Preparation, One Piece at a Time; Lesson 3: Making Sense of the Puzzling Directions; Lesson 4: Linking Action and Opportunity; Chapter 5. Realistic Career Preparation; Lesson 1: Exploring the College-to-Career Transition; Lesson 2: Networking Potential; Lesson 3: Resume Development; Lesson 4: Increasing Your Chances ; Chapter 6. The Interview; Lesson 1: Skill Set and Prep Work; Lesson 2: Verbal and Nonverbal Behavior; Lesson 3: To Disclose or Not to Disclose; Chapter 7. Work Exposure; Lesson 1: Job Shadowing
Lesson 2: Informational InterviewsLesson 3: Career Fairs; Lesson 4: Networking with Professionals; Chapter 8. Internships and Strategically Planning for the Future; Lesson 1: Process Awareness; Lesson 2: Setting Up Support; Lesson 3: Receiving Feedback; Lesson 4: The Possibilities; Chapter 9. Alternate Paths; Lesson 1: Graduate School; Lesson 2: Study Abroad; Lesson 3: Job vs. Career; Lesson 4: Potential Pitfalls; Next Steps; Back to BASICS Chart Student Example; Guided Discussion; References; Index; Blank Page
Summary This practical college curriculum helps students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to begin to make the transition to the next stage of life - their career. With detailed personality and skills profiling, job-hunting strategies, and interview preparation, it is an ideal textbook for ASD college programs or for student self-study.
Subject Autistic people -- Vocational guidance.
College students with disabilities -- Vocational guidance.
People with mental disabilities -- Vocational guidance.
Autistic people -- Education (Higher)
People with mental disabilities -- Vocational guidance. (OCoLC)fst01057431
Added Author Rutherford, Amy, author.
Quinn, Emily, author.
Other Form: Print version: Rigler, Michelle. Turning skills and strengths into careers for young adults with autism spectrum disorder. Philadelphia, PA Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016 9781784500962
ISBN 9781784500962 (electronic book)
1784500968 (electronic book)
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