By Lynda L. West, Stephanie Corbey, Arden Boyer-Stephens, and Bonnie Jones, et al. No one has a greater stake in the outcome of transition planning than the student with a disability. The student should be an active, participating member of the transition team
The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration funds a variety of community-based services, which are included in the Developmental Disabilities Administration Guide to Services,
The Disability Support Services (DSS) office at Howard Community College is pleased to announce that a new program to provide additional educational support for individuals on the autism spectrum will be offered starting this spring semester.
One’s transition to adulthood is more than a chronological age. It is a time of increased independence, responsibility, and accomplishment. Why, then, should adulthood for the person with an autism spectrum disorder be viewed any differently? The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) publishes A Guide for Transition to Adulthood, part of the OAR Life Journey Through…
The transition from school to adulthood requires careful planning. The Transition Planning Manual written by Parents for Parents for the Howard County Autism Society provides important information on the parent’s role, self-determination, high school, college, representation portfolios, social security (SSI and SSDI), health care, relationships and sexuality, and transportation. Transition Manual_HCAS