Suggested Readings

Want to learn more about coping with change? The following articles featured in The OARacle, OAR's monthly newsletter, provide insight on various transition challenges commonly experienced by people with autism and their families.

Home to School

Preparing for a New School Year - Brenda Myles, Ph.D.

The Cycle of Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns - Brenda Myles, Ph.D.

Social Skills Training for Students with ASD and their Peers - Jed Baker, Ph.D.

Self-Advocacy as Part of Transition Planning for People with Autism - Stephen Shore

Transitioning to New Programs for Teens - Sara Pahl, BCBA

Planning Successful Transitions - Diane Adreon, M.A.

Two Parents Share Their Perspectives on School Transitions - Nancy & Bill Donlon

Planning for a Successful Day: Comprehensive Autism Planning

No More Meltdowns: Handling Challenging Behaviors and Teaching Social Skills - Jed Baker Ph.D.

Medical Appointments

Working with Children with ASD: Tips for Medical Staff - Brenda Myles, Ph.D.


Transition Planning Key to Job Readiness: A Vital Resource in the Successful Employment of Adults with Autism - Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D.

Seasonal Activities and Holidays

Holiday Survival Guide for Children with ASD - Liane Holliday Willey, Ed.D.

Summer Living! Let's Have a Blast! - Liane Holliday Willey, Ed.D.

Safety Tips for Families - Janet Fernandez