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Serving the Educational and Vocational Needs of Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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1.  Autism Spectrum Disorders is:
  1. a specific learning difficulty
  2. a form of anxiety
  3. a developmental disability marked by social and communication impairments
  4. a developmental coordination disorder
2.  Approximately 1 in ___ children in the United States was reportedly diagnosed as developmentally disabled in 2006-2008.
  1. 8
  2. 6
  3. 2
  4. 4
3.  Each social worker should have a ___________ available for ASD students and their families in an effort to help them gain the social and adaptive living skills required for independent living.
  1. catalog of resources
  2. financial resources
  3. class/workshop
  4. connection to local county funds
4.  One education and curriculum goal for adolescents with ASD entering higher education or the workforce should be:
  1. To improve listening skills
  2. To improve college preparatory skills
  3. To improve self-awareness
  4. To improve parents’ socioeconomic status
5.  When thinking about the impact of parenting college or vocation-bound children with ASD may have on families, social workers should consider:
  1. highest education level of parents
  2. the college's mascot
  3. the college's graduation rate
  4. the parent's work history
6.  It’s important to know that some families may not have thought about their child with ASD going to college. An ASD friendly university the family might consider is:
  1. Baylor University
  2. Arizona State University
  3. Eastern University
  4. Harvard University
7.  Depending on the income of a family of an ASD adolescent, ________ may be more of a focus than _________.
  1. a vocation, schooling
  2. schooling, a vocation
  3. staying in school, going to work
  4. going to work, leaving school
8.  One implication for preparing children with ASD for higher education is :
  1. time management
  2. number of siblings
  3. cultural beliefs about education
  4. age of caretaker/parents
9.  Students with autism need which of the following to participate in the real world?
  1. career services
  2. motivation
  3. ambition
  4. role models
10.  An ASD friendly employer discussed in this presentation is:
  1. Lowes
  2. Publix
  3. Home Goods
  4. Walgreens