Young Adult and Transition Resources


Local Young Adult and Transition Related Resources: South Florida

Picasson Einstein 

Picasso Einstein assists both individuals with disabilities as well as their families explore, establish and initiate small business ventures with the main purpose of providing meaningful employment for the person with a disability. It is what they call “Person-Ventured”  Entrepreneurship.

Project 10
(Transition Education Network)

Project 10 (Transition Education Network) is the Florida Department of Education’s hub of information related to transition for students with disabilities. The mission of Project 10  is to assist Florida school districts and relevant stakeholders in building capacity to provide secondary transition services to students with disabilities in order to improve their academic success and post-school outcomes. 

Transition Information Specifically for Florida

This guide- provided by Autism Speaks- includes timelines, Florida specific resources, and helpful hints for along the way! 

Marino Campus

Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Marino Campus offers a new post-secondary educational opportunity for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Students may choose from one of our three programs of study – Computer Technology, Hospitality, or Entrepreneurship. Each of these areas is led by faculty members who are experienced educators and seasoned professionals in their field. 

National Young Adult and Transition Related Resources

We Connect Now

We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues. 

Think College

Think College is a resource for parents who are interested in pursuing continuing education after high school.

Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA)

Advancing futures for adults with autism (AFAA) is a national consortium of organizations working together to promote a collaborative spirit and develop both public and private sector support that improve the lives of adults living with autism.

Ability Path: The Journey to Life After High School
Recommended Books on Pinterest related to Transition
Autism after 16

Autism after 16 provides articles and links to resources addressing topics related to life after high school. 

Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs: What You Need to Know

This comprehensive guide aims to help make the federal grants available to seniors, veterans, and individuals with disabilities much easier to understand and take advantage of, particularly when remodeling homes for accessibility. 

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