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TAP ASSIST Virtual Transition to Adulthood Training Program – “Post-Secondary Education”


Monday, February 12, 2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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A free, virtual transition to adulthood training series for Illinois parents/caregivers of youth with autism autism spectrum disorder (ASD) ages 14 to 22

Join The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP) for the next Advocating for Supports to Improve Service Transitions (ASSIST) virtual training program “Post-Secondary Education” on Feb. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes meet on Zoom on Mondays at 6 p.m.

Transitioning from school-based to adult service systems is challenging for many families of youth on the autism spectrum. The TAP ASSIST webinar series aims to give caregivers information, understanding and the tools for navigating their journey.

This session will give an overview of education and job training options following high school (post-secondary education).

Presenter Jill Fahy is the director of STEP (Students with Autism Transitional Education Program) and a professor in the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences at Eastern Illinois University. She is an author and nationally known speaker on the evaluation and treatment of executive dysfunction.

Webinars run through May 13 and cover a wide range of topics including:

  • The transition to adulthood process
  • Navigating adult services
  • Advocating for teens with autism

Each session features an expert-led presentation and time for discussion and questions.

Register for the Post-Secondary Education webinar online. Individuals can register for any sessions they want to attend.

For questions, please contact Shannon Dyson at