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Calling all Coaches November 2017

Are our brains "born to judge?" Read about turning assumptions into positive presuppositions to support trust as the foundation for interactions. Links, information about training, and a video that supports self-reflection. 

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Coaching

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS December 2012 Newsletter: TASN/ATBS Newsletter - Work Teams Built on Trust and Leadership

Work Teams Built on Trust and Leadership The use of teams is increasingly prevalent in education but little is done to enhance the work of teams. While working in teams to accomplish shared goals for the benefit of children should be natural and satisfying, in many ways it is quite unnatural a...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

School Improvement, Autism

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS Autism Specialist September 2011 Newsletter: Evidence Based Consulting - Focus on Script Fading

Written scripts are a prompt. As with any prompt, there is a risk that the student will become too dependent. It is vital that a procedure for fading the prompt is planned from the very beginning.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS May 2011 Newsletter: KISN Newsletter - Featuring Kansas Health Foundation Grant

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Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: September Parent Resource

This parent resource provides guidance on what to look for in a structured classroom setting for children with ASDs. We are also providing some home supports that parents can use to teach important self-care skills.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Coping with Winning and Losing

This is a social narrative on sportsmanship. This seventeen slide Power Point file is written in simple language and contains at least one or two pictures per slide. Skill: Sportsmanship Age range: 8+ years

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Teacher Resources: Rules for Riding the Bus

This is a visual support with rules for walking to the bus and riding the bus. This is a Word Document and contains simple language with at least one picture per instruction. Skill: Behavior Age range: 5-18 years

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Jobs at School

This is a social narrative on a student doing his jobs at school. It utilizes the special interest of dinosaurs. This Power Point file has simple text and at least one picture per slide. Skill: My Dino-mite Jobs at School Special interest: Dinosaurs ...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Saying 'Hi'

This 7 slide power point social narrative was used to to show a child the volume of how to say HI. Record your voice modeling the different Hi�s on the slide show so the student can actually hear what it sounds like�..\n\nThis is written in very simple language and includes pictures on each slid...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Tri-State Webinar: Autism and Early Childhood: Part 3 of 4: Teaching Object Based Play

Teaching Object Base Play will discuss key aspects of imitation including why it is important to develop this skill and why imitation difficult for children for autism. Participants will learn how to use behavior principles to teach object based play and ho...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Tri-State Webinar: The Powers of Structured Teaching in the General Education Classroom

Description: In this Webinar Chris Reeve, PhD, BCBA-D discussed how to apply the principles of structured teaching in the general education environment. Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to identify the 3 areas of structured teaching as they apply to supporting students with A...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Crossing the Street

This is a social narrative containing rules and safety in crossing the street. This .pdf file is in booklet form and contains text and at least one or two pictures per page. Skill: Safety Age range: 9-18 years

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Early Childhood Academy- What Administrators Need To Know: Part 3

This webinar was designed to help administrators know the content that was covered during the Early Childhood Academy.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

None

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Social Narratives: Ironman Uses the Bathroom

This is a social narrative with the high interest of Ironman. It focuses on the steps to going to the restroom. Each page is a full page with simple language and one or two pictures per page. This is a Word document. Skill: Bathroom Skills Special interest: Iro...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Sitting at my desk

This is a social narrative that describes for the student his choice of sitting at his desk, or, standing by his desk. It is done in simple language with a couple of pictures. This is a Word document. Skill: Students Have Desks in Classrooms Age range: 6+ years ...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Tri-State Webinar: Autism and Early Childhood: Part 1 of 4: Joint Engagement and Joint Attention Strategies

This webinar is the first in a series of four for early childhood educators. Today we will focus on joint engagement and joint attention. You will be introduced to applicable strategies to facilitate these developmental milestones in your classroom.The partic...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Social Narratives: Airplane Trip

This is a social narrative providing a student information on what to expect and things he can do for a trip that includes a plane ride. The format is intended to be in booklet form. This document contains text and at least one picture per page. This file is in pdf file format. Skil...

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

TASN ATBS October 2013 Newsletter: Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Changes in the new DSM-V

Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Changes in the new DSM-V

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Assessment, Autism

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Taking A Break

This is a social narrative on requesting a break when upset. This .pdf file is in booklet format and contains text with at least one picture on each page. Skill: Self Calming Age range: 10-18 years

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Sometimes I Poop

This is a social narrative written for going poop in the toilet. It is written in simple language and contains at least one digital picture on each page. This is in a Word document. Skill: Bathroom Skills Age range: 3+ years

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)