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MPLOY - a job readiness workbook : career skills development for young adults on the autism spectrum and with learning difficulties

Employ - a job readiness workbook

Career skills development for young adults on the autism spectrum and with learning difficulties
Title:
MPLOY - a job readiness workbook : career skills development for young adults on the autism spectrum and with learning difficulties
Publisher Info:
London (England) : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018.
Physical Description:
168 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract:
"This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26, and includes activities designed to develop key skills for meaningful careers, so young people can enter employment with confidence. It provides everything you need as a parent, educator or professional to assist young adults with autism or learning differences to prepare for work"-- Page [4] of cover.

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Summary

Summary

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful career path.

Providing insight into a range of industries and workplace settings, this workbook will help you to support young people in choosing rewarding and successful careers. Detailing the College Internship Program's (CIP) successful Mploy program, the information in this book will help young adults to develop self-confidence and build social connections. Including activities and ready-to-use worksheets, this is a focused look at preparing for work. Key topics include:

· Career assessments
· Creating effective resumes/CVs
· Interview skills
· Employer expectations
· Professional communication
· Performance appraisals
· Handling stress in the workplace
· Social thinking
· Executive functions in the workplace


Author Notes

Dr. Michael P. McManmon is the founder of the College Internship Program (CIP), that prepares young adults with learning differences and on the autism spectrum with academic, career, social and independent living skills, at five centers across the USA.

Dr. Michele Ramsay is a Program Director at CIP Brevard and has 18 years of experience in school district management.

Jennifer Kolarik is a Lead Career Coordinator at CIP and has over 20 years of experience working with teens and young adults.