What is The Family Institute Reading This Month. . .

Looking for a good book? Our Book of the Month Club is a great way to discover books written to support you and and your loved one with an intellectual and developmental disability. Remember to bookmark this page and check back to see what we're reading each month.

If you'd like to share a recommendation about a book you've read, please contact Lisa Ford at lford@arcnj.org.


 M PLOY Job Readiness Workbook: 

 https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/mploy-a-job-readiness-workbook-michael-p-mcmanmon/1126314690?type=eBook

This self-guided workbook is suitable for young adults aged 16-26 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or LD (Learning Differences), to teach the necessary skills for entering the workforce and forging a meaningful career path.

Providing insight into a range of industries and workplace settings, this workbook will help you to support young people in choosing rewarding and successful careers. Detailing the College Internship Program's (CIP) successful Mploy program, the information in this book will help young adults to develop self-confidence and build social connections. Including activities and ready-to-use worksheets, this is a focused look at preparing for work. Key topics include:

· Career assessments
· Creating effective resumes/CVs
· Interview skills 
· Employer expectations
· Professional communication
· Performance appraisals
· Handling stress in the workplace
· Social thinking
· Executive functions in the workplace

 


Past Book Selections