ASD098 - Supporting Transitions

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:26:10.009
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:15:01.454


Subject Title
Supporting Transitions

Subject Description
Students learn the transition challenges and common mistakes adolescents/adults experience in the educational system & workplace. Strategies to support transitions are discussed. Topics include: educational transition challenges from elementary to secondary to post secondary institutions, accommodations, living arrangements, successful strategies & support systems.

Credit Status
One credit toward Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Recognition of Achievement Certificate Adolescence and Adults Stream.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain the transition challenges adolescents/adults experience.

2. Discuss common mistakes individuals with ASD make handling change.

3. Identify strategies to encourage successful transitions.

4. Identify and locate support systems i.e. services and funding options.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
None.

Topic Outline

    Transition challenges

    Common mistakes

    Successful transition strategies

    Challenges to living arrangements/accommodation

    Support systems – funding and services

Mode of Instruction
This workshop will be delivered via lecture, small and large group discussions, class exercises and readings.

Prescribed Texts
Handouts

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXCExcellent
SATSatisfactory
UNSATUnsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
An assignment to be handed in within a week of attending the workshop will be given out to receive a SAT or UNSAT grade.         

PLEASE RETAIN THIS SUBJECT OUTLINE FOR POSSIBLE FUTURE USE IN SUPPORT OF CREDIT APPLICATIONS AT OTHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.

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