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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...

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

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

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

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

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Seat Work

This is a social narrative on working during seat work. This .pdf file is in booklet format and contains mostly text with at least one picture on each page. Skill: Seat Work Age range: 8-18 years

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Raising Hand

Cue Cards - Visual instructions for a student on raising their hand and waiting to be called upon. This file is a .pdf. Skill: Raising Hand Visual Support Age range: 10-18 years

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Bike Rules

This social narrative focuses on rules and safety for riding a bike. This .pdf file is in booklet form and contains text and at least one picture per booklet page. Skill: Safety Age range: 6-up

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: Visual Schedule Cues

This document contains examples of object, photo, icon, and written schedule cues.\n(Karine Gleason, TASN, ATBS)

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: October 2014 Teacher Resource

These visuals and social narratives can be used to support students with non-routine events, such as: classroom birthday and holiday parties, picture day, having a substitute and fire, tornado and intruder drills. Skill: Safety Age range: 3-15

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: April Visual Support - Visual Strategies for Promoting Communication During Social Skills Instruction

This month's visual support focuses on visual strategies to include when providing social skills instruction. Thanks to Dixie Teeter, Lindy McDaniel and Lori Chambers for sharing resources! Skill: Social Skills Age range: K-12

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Emotional & Character Development, Autism, social

Age

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

Communication: Communication Placemats

Information provided on guidelines for making communication placemats and the materials to do so. These materials were provided by Lori Chambers,

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: 5 Point Scale Check-In Materials

Lori Chambers put these files together for students to check in during Summer Institute 2012. Files are used for making worksheets for individual students, as well as materials to put together a large 5 Point Scale Checkin for the classroom. Skill: Emotional Regulation ...

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Communication: Art Activity Communication Board

This communication board was created for an art activity so students can ask for materials, make requests, etc.

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: Visual Recipe Examples

Autism4Teachers.com, some example recipes - for Trail Mix and Pumpkin Pie. Very simple, basic instructions to follow along with.\nDocuments are made in Microsoft word using Boardmaker symbols. PDF versions are uploaded as well. Skill: Cooking Age range: 5-21 ...

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: November 2014 Teacher Resource

This resource shares ideas for leveling literacy activities and supporting all learners in being a part of literacy experiences. Age range: 3-18

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: Program Book Data Sheets

We use this system to track which tasks a student has completed each day and to identify which of the tasks assigned should be assessed on a particular day. Skill: Data Collection Special interest: Animals

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS January 2014 Newsletter: Beating the After Holiday Blahs!

Beating the After Holiday Blahs!

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS September 2013 Newsletter: Have A Student With Autism?... Hold Onto Your Socks!

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS April 2014 Newsletter: Social Skills Programming for Individuals with ASD

Social Skills Programming for Individuals with ASD

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Emotional & Character Development, Autism, social, Behavior

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS Autism Specialist February 2014 Newsletter: Computer aided instruction

Computer aided instruction

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Technology/Assistive Technology, Universal Design for Learning

Age

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

TASN ATBS December 2014 Newsletter: Training Paraeducators

Training Paraeducators

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages