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 Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

Mploy – A Job Readiness Workbook

Career Skills Development for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Difficulties

Michael P. McManmon with Jennifer Kolarik and Michele Ramsay. Foreword by Carol Gray.

Quick Overview

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26, and includes activities designed to develop key skills for meaningful careers, so young people can enter employment with confidence. It provides everything you need as a parent, educator or professional to assist young adults with autism or learning differences to prepare for work.
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Paperback / softback
2017, 10.98in x 8.50in / 279mm x 216mm, 176pp
ISBN: 9781785927300
£35.00

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Description

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful career path.

Providing insight into a range of industries and workplace settings, this workbook will help you to support young people in choosing rewarding and successful careers. Detailing the College Internship Program's (CIP) successful Mploy program, the information in this book will help young adults to develop self-confidence and build social connections. Including activities and ready-to-use worksheets, this is a focused look at preparing for work. Key topics include:

· Career assessments
· Creating effective resumes/CVs
· Interview skills
· Employer expectations
· Professional communication
· Performance appraisals
· Handling stress in the workplace
· Social thinking
· Executive functions in the workplace

Reviews

'Destined to be the unequalled go-to resource for young people with autism and other learning difficulties... I was so impressed by the thought, insight, organization, and expertise behind this workbook.'
- Carol Gray, autism advocate, author, consultant and founder of Social Stories™

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