The process of transitioning a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to an independent adult is a collaborative, deliberate process that should begin as early as 14 years of age. It involves the child, the family, the school system and support organizations to travel down a results oriented path towards maximum independence. The incredible team at has resources that will teach you about:

  • Self-Advocacy
  • Transition Planning
  • Community Living
  • Employment and Post-Secondary Education Options
  • Housing
  • Legal Matters
  • Health
  • Plus much more including more resources

We recommend downloading their toolkit here. also provides a great Michigan-specific document that you can download here: Michigan Transition Information.

This is an important step in learning how to prepare for the brightest possible future. Our name-our very identity-reflects our commitment to helping families realize that they have choices and can create a path that works for their entire family.