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Welcome to Transition to Adulthood!

This self-directed course, updated in the Spring of 2016 was developed by the Central Missouri Rapid Response initiative through the MU Thompson Center. This course provides an overview of transition to adulthood practices and interventions for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and how to use available resources to identify effective interventions. Participants will gain an understanding of how to use the current research to develop comprehensive intervention plans to support children with autism across the spectrum.

Your presenter is Jena K. Randolph, Ph.D.  Dr. Jena K. Randolph is an assistant research professor at the University of Missouri with an appointment at the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Randolph is the Training and Education Division Director and co-developer of the Training Experts in Autism for Missouri (TEAM) program which provides training and ongoing support to professionals working with individuals with autism.

After viewing the videos and presentations, you will complete the post-test. In order to earn your Certificate of Completion, you must earn 70% or higher on the post-test. To take the test, click here. For questions about registering or logging in to CE Zoom, click here. This course should take approximately 1-1.5 hours to complete. 


This self-directed training, updated Winter 2016, focuses on preparation for effective employment for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.


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There are no additional handouts for this course

Watch the Following Videos

Transition to Adulthood Part 1

Transition to Adulthood Part 2

Transition to Adulthood Part 3

Transition to Adulthood Part 4

Transition to Adulthood Part 5


After watching all of the videos in this online module, you are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion. Please email Louis Nevins at with the name of the module you completed and your need for a certificate.

Sponsoring Agencies

The course, Transition to Adulthood, was developed by the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders and funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities. It was created in partnership with the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders and the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities Office of Autism Services.