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Randy Sprick - Message to Kansas Bus Drivers about In the Driver's Seat

This short video is directed to all Kansas bus drivers.  The video also gives a brief introduction to In the Driver's Seat, a self directed training tool that is now available in every district in Kansas.  This resource has been provided by KSDE and TASN to all transportation departments in all K...

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May 04, 2018

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Personalized Learning & Students with Disabilities

This provides a link to a web page of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) addressing personalized learning and students with disabilities. 

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May 04, 2018

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Instruction

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All Ages

2016 SPDG National Meeting: Evaluation Briefs: Disseminating Evaluation Data

Haag, K., Davis, K., Gaumer Erickson, A. (2016, October 12). Evaluation Briefs: Disseminating Evaluation Data. 2016 SPDG National Meeting, Washington, DC. How do we get stakeholders to actually read evaluation reports? How do we use evaluation data to build a...

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May 04, 2018

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Kansas Special Education Administrators’ Webinars 2017-18

  The KSDE ECSETS team will continue to provide monthly communicationfor special education administrators during the school year. Communication will occur via an online meeting platform using Adobe Connect. Participants will be asked to log in to view and download materials and engage with pre...

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May 03, 2018

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Secondary Transition, Specially Designed Instruction, Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Gifted, LRE and Inclusion, APR Indicator Data Collection, Special Education MIS Data Collection, IEP, Compliance/Guidance, Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS)

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All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 1 Introduction

Description:This video is the first in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with training in the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 1, participants will learn the 7 phases of escalation,...

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May 02, 2018

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Emergency Safety Interventions, Autism, Behavior

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All Ages

Behavior Momentum

"Arrrggghhh! My student won't listen to me!" Get unstuck using a strategy called Behavior Momentum. Watch the video while following along using the resource. Download a QR code using your smartphone or tablet to watch an additional classroom example of the use of Behavior Momentum. 

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May 02, 2018

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Autism, Behavior

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All Ages

TASN ATBS October 2016 Newsletter

The Trauma Effect of Sensory and Social Development Issues in Autism: Classroom Management Implications and Interspersing Tasks

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May 02, 2018

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Autism, Behavior, Social, Emotional & Character Development

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All Ages

Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) Tools and Forms Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) Tools and Forms

These forms and tools are part of the FBA to BIP online training modules found at  Click here to access forms and tools Click here to access the online courses    

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May 02, 2018

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Autism, Behavior

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All Ages

COMS in Kansas Map

Map of COMS in Kansas showing the many counties where there are no service providers.  

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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All Ages

Kansas Application for TVI and COMS Grant

This application is for Teachers in Kansas interested in obtaining TVI and/or O&M Certification through the TASN Grant.  

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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COMS Talking Points

Certified Orientation and Mobility Talking Points for Recruitment and Training 

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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All Ages

Texas Tech University TVI Program Information

Information for Texas Tech University Program for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments.  

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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All Ages

Texas Tech University COMS Program Information

Information for Texas Tech University for COMS and TVI, including contact information for programs and graduate school.  

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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Orientation and Mobility Info Sheet

Information from AER on Orientation and Mobility (COMS) 

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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All Ages

Master's Degree and Teaching Endorsement in Visual Impairment

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Master's program information for Teacher of Students with Visual Impairment (TVI). 

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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Graduate Certification in Sensory Disabilities

Program overview for graduate certificate in sensory disabilities from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), including Teacher of Students with a Visual Impairment (TVI). 

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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All Ages

Recruiting Flyer for TVI and COMS in Kansas

Information about the TASN Grant available in Kansas for those interested in pursuing TVI and/or COMS Certification. 

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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Teacher of Students with a Visual Impairment Info Sheet

Information sheet about Teacher of Students with a Visual Impairment 

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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All Ages

Teacher of Students with a Visual Impairment Talking Points

Teacher of Students with a Visual Impairment Talking Points

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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All Ages

Mid-Plains Professional Upgrade Partnership-Sensory Disabilities (MPUP-SD)

Information about the University of Nebraska Sensory Disabilities Grant. 

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May 02, 2018

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Sensory Losses, Recruitment and Retention

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