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T-STEP is now recruiting for FALL 2020 Online Program at the following Community Colleges:
AB Tech, Central Piedmont, and Wake Tech. Apply Now!

The T-STEP is a FREE 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.

The T-STEP covers seven transition skills modules grouped into four intervention areas

  • Goal Setting Skills – These modules involve choosing and working toward an individual’s goals.
  • Executive Function Skills – These modules target approaching tasks in an organized manner and time management and flexibility.
  • Emotion Regulation Skills – These modules target coping with stress and accepting corrective feedback.
  • Social Skills – These modules target getting help when needed and social skills.

Through funding from the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, the T-STEP will be offered free of charge for 16-21-year-old students with ASD. Participation includes skill instruction, group practice, video modeling, and role-plays. Students also receive individual career counseling, higher education counseling, and self-advocacy counseling.

For more information, contact the T-STEP team at 919-843-9505 or

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