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MTSS - Helping Your Child Grow, Learn & Succeed - Spanish Version

MTSS, the Multi-Tier System of Supports, is a framework to help schools and teachers give every Kansas child the right type of support to learn, grow and succeed. This booklet targets the area of reading.

Updated on

May 01, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Attendance Matters - Elementary

Tips on what you can do to help your child succeed in school by building the habit of good attendance early.

Updated on

May 01, 2018

Topic

None

Age

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

Youth Suicide Awareness

The purpose of this resource is to provide families with information about the resources, the support systems and advancements being made on the national, state, & local levels to provide youth suicide awareness & prevention as well as provide families with a list of warning signs, potent...

Updated on

May 01, 2018

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

Attendance Matters - Middle & High School

Tips on how to help your stay on track in school by attending school.

Updated on

May 01, 2018

Topic

None

Age

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

EC Case Study: Part 3 Mindful Teaching at the Developmental Level of the Student

Part 3 of the Case Study Series

Updated on

April 29, 2018

Topic

Early Childhood Transition, Autism, Instruction

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Meet Colby: School-to-Work Success Story

Meet Colby, his mother, and supervisor to hear about the outcome of instruction in social competencies as Colby moved from classroom to paid employment.

Updated on

April 28, 2018

Topic

Secondary Transition, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

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

Empathy Case Study: Meet Antonio

Review a scenario that explores implementing strategies for the social competency of empathy; including resources and an implmentation plan.

Updated on

April 27, 2018

Topic

Autism, Specially Designed Instruction, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

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

Conflict-Management Case Study: Meet Jonas

Review a scenario that explores implmenting strategies for the social competency of conflict-management; examples of visual supports, an implementation plan, and other resources are included.

Updated on

April 27, 2018

Topic

Autism, Specially Designed Instruction, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

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

Assertiveness Case Study: Meet Rosie

Review a scenario that explores implementing strategies for the social competency of assertiveness, including examples of a visual support, implementation plan, and other resources.

Updated on

April 27, 2018

Topic

Autism, Specially Designed Instruction, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

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

Self-Efficacy Case Study: Meet Emily

Review a scenario that explores implementing strategies for the social competency of self-efficacy, including an example of a visual support, implementation plan, and other resources.

Updated on

April 27, 2018

Topic

Autism, Specially Designed Instruction, Coaching, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

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

2017 Co-teaching Evaluation Brief

This one-page resource provides a brief summary of the data from the TASN Co-teaching Project for the 2016-2017 School Year. It includes data from training evaluations, participant surveys as well as information from coaching sessions.

Updated on

April 24, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Co-Teaching, LRE and Inclusion, Universal Design for Learning, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Coaching

Age

All Ages

5 Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

The National Center on Learning Disabilities (NCLD) in collaboration with 12 parent and professional organizations have created this resoruce to start the conversation with parents and educators about learning disabilities, dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysraphia.

Updated on

April 23, 2018

Topic

Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Reading, Dyslexia

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: ASD & Mental Health: Part 2 of 2: Putting the Cart Before the Horse: Autism Treatment

This two-part series presented by, Robert Cox, MA, PLPC, NCC, will discuss issues surrounding autism and mental health. Part 1 will discuss differential diagnosis. Differential diagnosis is the distinguishing of a particular diagnosis or condition from others that present similar clinic...

Updated on

April 21, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: ASD & Mental Health: Part 1 of 2: When Is It Autism: Differential Diagnosis

This two-part series presented by, Robert Cox, MA, PLPC, NCC, will discuss issues surrounding autism and mental health. Part 1 will discuss differential diagnosis. Differential diagnosis is the distinguishing of a particular diagnosis or condition f...

Updated on

April 21, 2018

Topic

Mental Health, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: ASD & Numeracy: Part 2 of 2: Making Math Meaningful

This two-part series presented by Randy Ewart, M.A., will provide information on math instruction for students with autism. Ideas and strategies will be presented at all learning levels.Part 2: Randy will provide strategies for making math topics meaningful for students. Participants will dif...

Updated on

April 21, 2018

Topic

Autism, Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: ASD & Numeracy: Part 1 of 2: Task Analysis Supporting Students with Autism in Math

This two-part series presented by Randy Ewart, M.A., will provide information on math instruction for students with autism. Ideas and strategies will be presented at all learning levels.Part 1: Task Analysis for Math Topics: Math can be difficult for students with autism. Using his expertise in m...

Updated on

April 21, 2018

Topic

Autism, Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Reading Comprehension in ASD: The Intersection of Language, Social Competence, and Reading Part 2 of 2

This two-part webinar series, presented by Drs. Christi Carnahan and Pamela Williamson, is designed as an introduction into reading comprehension for individuals with autism spectrum Disorder (ASD).The second webinar in this series will provide a framework for developing quality literacy instruct...

Updated on

April 21, 2018

Topic

Autism, Reading

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Reading Comprehension in ASD: The Intersection of Language, Social Competence, and Reading: Part 1 of 2

This two-part webinar series, presented by Drs. Christi Carnahan and Pamela Williamson, is designed as an introduction into reading comprehension for individuals with autism spectrum Disorder (ASD).In part 1, participants will learn about the cognitive profiles common in autism and the influence ...

Updated on

April 21, 2018

Topic

Autism, Reading

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS Coaching Notes

Use this one page document to plan, prepare, take notes, and reflect when you engage in coaching conversations. 

Updated on

April 16, 2018

Topic

Coaching

Age

All Ages

U.S. Department of Education Policy Statement on Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs

The “Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs,” released jointly by the Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) on September 14, 2015, states that all young children with disabilities should have access to inclusive high-qua...

Updated on

April 12, 2018

Topic

Compliance/Guidance

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)