Archived Webinar

Making A Good Match: Introduction to Employment for People with Autism

Submitted by Melanie.Jordan on Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:20

What is autism and why does most autism information seem to be about children? We will discuss the emerging understanding of the features of ADULTS with autism. We will also discuss a few autism employment initiatives that focus on the VALUE of workers with autism. The success of these programs highlights the importance of placement planning and making a good job match. Toward the end of the session, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has autism will join us briefly to share his insider's perspective on supporting people with autism.

Making It Last: Workplace Supports for People with Autism

Submitted by Melanie.Jordan on Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:27
Something amazing is happening with autism employment - in Belgium! Although focused on "high functioning autism", the Belgian approach has many lessons for employment services to people with "classic" autism. We will discuss their techniques for synthesizing assessment results into a whole-person perspective, and using that to plan workplace supports. Toward the end of the session, one of the leading autism employment practitioners in the US will join us for an interactive conversation about other emerging practices.

Awesome Apps and Adaptations – Achieving Vocational Success for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Submitted by Melanie.Jordan on Tue, 11/03/2015 - 10:35

The iPad and the iPhone are profound tools for individuals who experience various disabilities. Recently, this tool has been used in creative ways to support vocational success among individuals who experience intellectual disabilities. This webinar will discuss apps for self-regulation, work task sequencing, work task prompting, executive function, as well as amazing adaptations and accessories to support the worker.