Resources for Adults & Computer Based Learning

Allen Institute - Center for Innovative Learning

Post-secondary education and college living experiences 
Hebron, Connecticut 
(860) 666-6919

Chapel Haven - Asperger's Syndrome Adult Transition Program

Judy Lefkowitz 
Vice President, Admissions 
New Haven, Connecticut 
(203) 397-1714 x113

College Internship Program - Berkshire, Brevard, Bloomington, and Berkeley Center

The College Internship Program provides comprehensive, individualized, academic, internship and independent living experiences for college students with Asperger's and learning differences. 
Caroline Wheeler - National Admissions Director 
Lee, Massachusetts 
Melbourne, Florida 
Bloomington, Indiana 
Berkeley, California 
1 (877) Know-CIP 
(413) 243-2517 (fax)

College Living Experience

Comprehensive educational and residential program to help post-secondary students complete college or technical school 
(800) 486-5058

Foothill College Transition to Work Program

The Transition to Work Program (TTW) is a 12 month vocational program designed for people with disabilities who can function independently on a college campus but may not have the ability to succeed in a traditional college classroom. All TTW classes are taught by Foothill College faculty. Focused instruction gives TTW students the opportunity to develop specific job skills. TTW is an open-entry, open-exit program, and classes are also open to non-disabled students. 
Foothill College 
12345 El Monte Road 
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022-4599 
(650) 949-7777

Gersh Academy

Organization that provides high school, college, and summer programs for students with autism spectrum disorders. 
Huntington Station, New York 
(631) 385-3342

Minnesota Life College

Minnesota Life College is a 3 year postsecondary, life-skills training program for young adults with learning disabilities; or a related neurological condition that interferes with managing one’s ability to live independently. Related conditions may include, but are not restricted to, one or more of the following diagnoses: Nonverbal Learning Disability, Asperger’s Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. 
7501 Logan Avenue South, Suite 2A 
Richfield, MN 55423 
612) 869-4008 ext. 16

Publications for Adults

Meyer, R.G. (2001). Asperger Syndrome Workbook: An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome. London & Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 

Smith, M.D., Becher, R.G. & Juhrs, P.D. (1995). A Guide to Successful Employment for Individuals with Autism. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company. 

Attainment Company

Materials on life skills (board games, computer games, etc.)

Autism Asperger Publishing Company

An independent publisher specializing in books on autism spectrum disorders based on the latest research on autism, Asperger syndrome and other pervasive developmental disorders. We take pride in offering books that provide practical solutions for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder as well as parents, teachers or others working or living with an individual with an autism spectrum disorder. In addition to autism books we offer videos and other interactive products.

Closing the Gap

Clearinghouse for information on the use of computer related technology for children with learning disabilities. 
P.O. Box 68, 526 Main Street 
Henderson, MN 56044 
(507) 248-3294 
(507) 248-3810 (fax)

Crick Software

Makers of award-winning, easy-to-use reading and writing software for children, teens and young adults. Many of our products are appropriate for teaching English as a second language and for people with special needs, such as those with learning disabilities and physical limitations.

Different Roads to Learning

Different Roads to Learning strives to meet the needs of families and professionals working with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Our online store and catalog contain over 300 products, including books, flashcards, and videos, along with other materials critical to Applied Behavior Analysis and Verbal Behavior programs.

Don Johnston, Inc.

Reading and writing solutions (equipment and software) for children with learning disabilities. 
26799 W. Commerce Dr. 
Volo, IL 60073 
(800) 999-4660

DynaVox Technologies

Provider of augmentative and alternative communication solutions, DynaVox Technologies is dedicated to helping individuals challenged by significant speech disabilities make meaningful connections with the world, and supporting those who care for them. 
2100 Wharton Street  

Suite 400 

Pittsburgh, PA 15203 
1 (866) DYNAVOX 
(412) 381-5241 

Inspiration Software, Inc.

Organizational software particularly helpful for children with organizational difficulties.


Technology adaptation for children with learning disabilities. 
1720 Corporate Circle 
Petaluma, CA 94054 
(800) 899-6687


A pioneer and leader in touch screen technology development, manufacturing, sales and marketing.

Laureate Software

Educational software for children with learning disabilities. 
110 East Spring Street 
Winooski, Vermont 05401 
1 (800) 562-6801

Mayer-Johnson LLC

Maker of Boardmaker - create printed symbol-based communication and educational materials with Picture Communication Symbols and other pictures and graphics in 42 languages. 
PO Box 1579 
Solana Beach, CA 92075-7579 
(858) 550-0084 
(858) 550-0449 (fax) 
(800) 588-4548 (toll free)

Slater Software, Inc.

Provides free downloads to help students with autism to read and write.