As the sibling of an adult brother with cerebral palsy (spastic quadriplegia), I deeply appreciated the second part of this book's title, Success Beyond the Classroom. So much time and effort are spent focusing on K–12 education, yet most individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities will live significantly beyond their high school years. Planning for necessary supports that result in real-world success and community inclusion is sometimes forgotten or begun at the last minute in a frantic realization that the individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities will graduate soon or age out of prior supports and services. An inherent success of this book is that the authors stress the importance of a systematic transition process initiated well ahead of time that adheres to federal guidelines.

By focusing on individuals with autism spectrum disorders, this manual of postsecondary transition strategies and considerations...

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