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Autism Training and Technical Assistance Project

Introduction to Autism Training and Technical Assistance (ATTA)

These day-long workshops will explore the Autism Training and Technical Assistance (ATTA) project – the resources that have been developed to be used by students with ASD, their family members, secondary and postsecondary educators, employers, and members of the community. The resources are designed to assist everyone in better understanding the transition process, the unique… Continue Reading

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Preparing Students with ASD for College and Career

As the number of students Diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to rise, many students with ASD are now graduating from high school with the goal of entering postsecondary education and the workforce. Unfortunately, research indicates that most graduates with autism will have “a difficult time following high school for almost any outcome you… Continue Reading

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Navigating the Transition Years for Individuals with ASD: Resources for entering the workforce and postsecondary education

As the number of students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to rise, many students with ASD are now graduating from high school and entering the workforce and higher education classrooms. Come learn about resources available to support the transition. Event Information: This webinar was held on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Resources: Archived Webinar… Continue Reading

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New (or Almost New) Special Education Administrator’s Roundtable – Region 6

Region 6 SELA representative: Jill Keller-Weems – jweems@sese.org October 22, 2018 11:30am – 2:30pm Bennie’s Italian Foods 309 N. Market Street Marion, IL 62959 Lunch is included in the $20.00 registration fee. Description Special education represents a fast-paced and ever-changing area of practice. Students are entering the education environment presenting needs that are more challenging… Continue Reading

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Transitioning Individuals with ASD to Postsecondary Education and Employment

Description The Autism Training & Technical Assistance (ATTA) project at the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support will bring together a group of leading professionals with expertise in preparation and recruitment of individuals with autism for the workplace and their career and educational advancement. The day will also include a panel discussion from postsecondary education… Continue Reading

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