Transitioning to Adulthood

For children with an autism spectrum disorder, the transition to adulthood may be the most difficult transition they will face in life.
Today, Hope is working through consortiums, such as Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism, to address the transition to adulthood and needed services.

Transitioning to Adulthood – Hope Resources

Frequently Asked Questions for the Adult Placement Process

Entering Adult Life With Autism – The Autism Program of Illinois


Other Resources

Family Issues

15 tips for your family - Autism Speaks

Stress on families – Autism Society of America

Sibling Issues - Autism Society of America

Sibling Support Program

Suggestions for Parents – TAP

Family Gatherings Tip Sheet – TAP



IEP Points to Remember – The Hope Institute

ISP Frequently Asked Questions – The Hope Institute

Evaluation – Autism Society of America

IDEA & Your Child’s Rights – Autism Society of America

Moving from Preschool to Kindergarten

Planning for a successful transition across grade levels

Going to Middle School

Preparing for a lifetime

Home Safety

Home Environmental Assessment

10 Easy Steps to Modify Your Home

Physical Structure in Home

Safe and Sound Campaign

Tip Sheets

General calming techniques

Helping children develop impulse control

Sleeping issues in young children

Eating tip sheet

Tips for daily life: Toilet Training

Going to the grocery store

Going to the doctor

Visit TAP’s Full Catalog of Tip Sheets

Recommended Reading

Recommended Links