Publication Date: September 2015
Autism: Attacking Social Interaction Problems: A Pre-Vocational Training Manual for Ages 17+ includes over 140 activities to promote success in the workplace and in life. The AASIP program provides a comprehensive yet practical approach to teaching social communication skills across the life span to individuals with moderate to high functioning autism spectrum disorder and other diagnoses which result in social communication deficits.
The pre-vocational training program has been described as unique and fresh and incorporates current issues facing young people today such as; autism as a label, sexting, texting and social media, cyber dangers, personal safety, and workplace culture, idioms and conversations. The engaging activities incorporate videos, video self-modeling, direct teaching, teamwork and reflection.