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Table 1 BOOST-A™ overview

From: Evaluation of the effectiveness of an online transition planning program for adolescents on the autism spectrum: trial protocol

Module Description Who and where Objectives addressed
Introduction Information about the process and what to expect in the program, and why it is important to engage in transition planning from an early age Adolescent and their parent/s at home 1, 2, 4
1. About Me Six activities to identify the adolescent’s interests, strengths, work preferences, training goals, life skills and learning style Adolescent and their parent/s at home 2, 3, 4, 5
2. My Team Guides how to identify a team of people to support the adolescent in their transition planning, and how to book the first team meeting. Adolescents choose how they want to get involved in the team meetings, with graded prompts provided Adolescent and their parent/s at home 2, 4, 5
3. First Meeting Guides the first meeting; when the team are provided with recommendations for job areas and goals based on the adolescent’s strengths and evidence from the literature Adolescent, their parent/s and their team at the first meeting 2, 3, 4, 5
4. My Progress Guides the progress meetings; when the team review how the adolescent’s goals are progressing; and discuss positive learning experiences Adolescent, their parent/s and their team at subsequent team meetings 2, 3, 4, 5