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He also acknowledged the work of TEACCH and other statewide collaborators in creating internship opportunities enabling workplace success. The success of this program was also acknowledged by autistic adults: “You guys found me the internship that turned into a full-time job. I’m super grateful!” Paul Linton, Fidelity Investments
TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education (T-STEP) is an intervention developed to support the transition to employment and post-secondary education for 16-21-year-olds with Autism Spectrum Disorder who will or have received the Future-Ready Core high school diploma. Participation includes skill instruction, group practice, video modeling, and role-plays. Apply Now for Summer and Fall 2021!
One of the most important lessons we have learned over the past year is the importance of flexibility. Our top priority has remained serving our clients and families while keeping them safe…
One of the most important lessons we have learned over the past year is the importance of flexibility. Our top priority has remained serving our clients and families while keeping them safe. The combination of flexibility and continued service has resulted in finding ways to provide telehealth services, which remains an option for our families … Continued
HEELS Prep On-Line 2021 and HEELS Bridge. These programs are for young adults between the ages of 18 and 26 years old who have Intellectual Disabilities.
There is no doubt that 2020 has been a challenge for our TEACCH team and the families that we serve. Our word of the year was “pivot” as we worked to transition our clinical services to telehealth and our professional development programs to virtual trainings. These pivots have created some unexpected highlights in the midst of this crazy year, and we are excited to share them with you.
The purpose of this research study is to learn more about what kinds of interventions help young adults with ASD. Through funding from the Department of Defense Autism Research Program, we want to compare two different transition to adulthood programs.
The UNC TEACCH Program offers early intervention services as well as intervention for school-age children with autism spectrum disorders. Working closely and collaboratively with families has always been central to TEACCH intervention. Our early intervention and school-age sessions involve a collaborative approach between parents, who are the experts in working with their children, and TEACCH … Continued