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Social Narratives: Follow Rules

This social narrative that focuses on rules with the special interest of animals. It is written in simple language and contains at least one picture per page. This is a BoardMaker file. Skill: Follow rules Special interest: Animals Age range...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Classroom Rules

This is a social narrative explaining classroom rules including walking feet, quiet voice, listening and having good manners. It is written in simple language with Sponge Bob as the special interest. This is a BoardMaker file. Skill: Rules Special interest: Spo...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Quiet in the Halls - Praying Mantis

This social narrative is for being quiet in the halls. It uses the special interest of Praying Mantis. It contains a picture with almost every word of text as well as a picture to go with the page. It is written in PowerPoint and is seven slides long. Skill: Fire Drill ...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

TASN ATBS March 2012 Newsletter: KISN Newsletter - The Functional Behavioral Assessment Has Been Conducted. Now What? Using the

The competing behavior model helps the classroom teacher easily identify needed skills to teach and other interventions for children on the spectrum by organizing information collected in the functional behavior assessment into a visual format. The competing behavior model is based on the princip...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior, Assessment

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Itchy Bodies are Private

This six slide Power Point uses the special interest of Cheetah Girls to describe for the student areas locations where itchy bodies need to stay private and where it is okay to let someone know when the body is itchy. Skill: Itchy Bodies are Private Special inte...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: January Visual Support: Token Economies

This month's visual support includes steps to creating individual token economies as well as examples for individualizing those systems. Age range: 5-18 years

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: Emotion Board

This was created at Summer Institute 2012. Emotion Board was used to help a student determine what he/she was feeling, and the steps to process. Skill: Emotional Regulation Age range: 5-10

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Emotional & Character Development, Autism, social

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Slowing Down and Remembering What to Do

This is a social narrative on slowing down so student can remember what to do (unloading his backpack). This Power Point is written wit simple text and at least one picture per slide. It uses the special interest of 'speedy cars'. There are 11 slides. Skill: Slowing Down ...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Riding the Bus

This is a social narrative on rules for riding the bus. This .pdf file is in booklet format and contains mostly text with at least one picture on each page. Skill: Safety Skills Age range: 5-18 years

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Communication: Social Tri-Fold

Visual support and aided communication support for group activities. Including Joining In, Inviting Others and Rules for games. Skill: Social Skills Age range: K-12

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

TASN ATBS April 2013 Newsletter: The Pittsburg State University Autism Certificate: Meeting the Need for Professional Development in ASD across Kansas

Pittsburg State University Autism Certificate: Meeting the Need for Professional Development in ASD across Kansas

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

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

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism, School Improvement

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

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS January 2013 Newsletter: TASN/ATBS Newsletter - It's Transition Planning Time!

It's Transition Planning Time! Supporting the transitions of students to new teachers and/or environments.

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

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

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Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS February 2012 Newsletter: KISN Newsletter - Heartspring Through My Eyes. A Personal Perspective on Heartspring School

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Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: December 2014 Teacher Resource

These resources provide strategies and visual supports to embrace the teaching opportunities that are found within the student's natural environment. Age range: 5-18

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: December Visual Support: Exit Tickets

Often time students need a functional way to exit a situation without bolting or other inappropriate behaviors. This month's visual support provides visual supports for running an 'Exit Ticket' program. Skill: Behavior

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

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

December 06, 2017

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

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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