How to transition to tertiary education. Helpful hints for people with autism spectrum disorder - Exercise 6.
As the number of autistic students soars, universities are trying hard to help them with their social and life skills
Faculty who oversee the program, dubbed Project REACH, emphasise that because of the vast differences in the behaviors and abilities of people on the spectrum, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. But the program is built around a combination that works: weekly workshops (which are open to all students with disabilities) and one-on-one peer mentorship seem to meet a lot of students’ needs. (Huffington Post April, 2016).
How to transition to tertiary education: Helpful hints for people with autism spectrum disorder (long version)
The long version of How to Transition to Tertiary Education: Helpful Hints for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder includes useful information, student stories, answers to frequently asked questions, worksheets and links to additional resources.
How to transition to tertiary education: Helpful hints for people with autism spectrum disorder (short version)
The short version of How to Transition to Tertiary Education: Helpful Hints for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder emphasises the main points and has helpful checklists at the end of each chapter. Each covers the same information. It is up to you which one you prefer to use.
This project has developed, implemented and evaluated a peer mentoring program for young adults on the autism spectrum in higher education. A range of resources are available for universities across Australia to implement their own peer mentoring program.
Available for download:
Executive Summary: Autism CRC Peer Mentoring Program Evaluation - Executive Summary; Coordinator Manual
Specialist Mentor Toolkit; Mentee Information Booklet; Mentor Training Presentation Slides; and, Mentoring Module, Forms, Samples and Templates.
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