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Registered Behavior Technician - RBT Information for Parents

This infographic briefly describes for parents the benefits and content of the online Registered Behavior Technician Training offered by TASN ATBS.  

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism, Behavior

Age

None

Interspersing Tasks

Check out this video tutorial that describes how educators can “stack the deck” by using Interspersing when teaching new skills. This strategy is effective with maintaining behavior momentum and reducing frustration in all types of learners.

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Registered Behavior Technician - RBT Information for Teachers

This infographic briefly describes for educators the benefits and content of the online Registered Behavior Technician Training offered by TASN ATBS.  

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

FY20 Special Education Administrators' Online Guide and Resources

This Guide  was created for new and veteran special education administrators to help navigate websites, adhere to due dates and deadlines and connect them to TASN and KSDE resources necessary to find success fulfilling the state and federal requirements of special education. Topics included are t...

Updated on

November 05, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, APR Indicator Data Collection, Significant Disproportionality, Special Education MIS Data Collection, LRE and Inclusion, Specially Designed Instruction, Assessment, Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), Compliance/Guidance, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

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. 

Updated on

November 05, 2019

Topic

Instruction

Age

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...

Updated on

November 05, 2019

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

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...

Updated on

November 05, 2019

Topic

None

Age

None

FY 2020 PreLeadership Presentation

July 2019 Leadership Conference

Updated on

November 05, 2019

Topic

APR Indicator Data Collection, Special Education MIS Data Collection

Age

All Ages

FY 2020 MIS Workshop Presentation

July and August 2019 MIS Workshops

Updated on

November 05, 2019

Topic

APR Indicator Data Collection, Special Education MIS Data Collection

Age

All Ages

Indicator 11 and 12 FAQs

KSDE APR Indicators webpage.  FAQs for Indicators 11 and 12 are found on this webpage.

Updated on

November 05, 2019

Topic

APR Indicator Data Collection

Age

None

Reinforcer Assessment

This resource helps you gather information about postential reinforcers.  Developed by Allie McVeigh and the VBN.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Autism, Behavior, IEP

Age

All Ages

Possible Reinforcers

An idea list of potential reinforcers.  This resources if from PATTAN and Mike Miklos and Amiris DiPuglia.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Autism, Behavior, IEP

Age

All Ages

Multiple Stimulus Preference Assessment

A multiple stimulus preference assessment helps you as determine a ranked order of most to least preferred items by presnting items against each other.  This resources if from PATTAN and Mike Miklos and Amiris DiPuglia.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Hyperlexia in Students with ASD (Pamela Williamson, Ph.D.)

Some students with autism spectrum disorder demonstrate strength in word reading but challenges in comprehension of text and verbal language. Is it hyperlexia? Williamson offers a definition for the syndrome and provides ideas for assessment and instructional practices.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Instruction, Universal Design for Learning, Autism, Reading

Age

All Ages

Family Engagement Survey

Family Engagement Survey

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

None

Engaging All Families Module 5 Sharing Family Resources Video

Engaging All Families Module 5: Sharing Family Resources This is Module 5 of 10 in the Engaging All Families Series.The complete series can be found hereTo the right is a heading 'Included Resources". Below that heading are handouts that are referenced and...

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

A Family Guide to Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports (SWPBS) - Spanish Version

Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support is a system that is developed by a school for improving student behavior. This booklet will provide families in depth information about this system.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

10 Ways to Prepare Your Teen for College and Work

School staff work to teach college and career competencies in a purposeful way so that students develop these skills. Teaching these competencies in the classroom is not enough and families play a major role in developing these skills outside of school. This document will help families prepare th...

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement, Career & Technical Education, Kansas Curricular Standards

Age

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

A Family Guide to Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) - Spanish Version

This booklet reviews the basic components of any MTSS process and includes questions you might want to ask your child's school to learn more about the MTSS process. Also included are ways you can get involved in the process and what to do and where to go if you have questions or concerns.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Making Informed Decisions in MTSS Using Family Engagement Data

This Ignite presentation was presented by Jane Groff at the National State Personnel Development Grant Conference in Washington, DC in October 2016. An Ignite presentation is 20 slides and each slide is only 15 seconds long. The presentation is a total of 5 minutes with 10 minutes of follow up qu...

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages