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KPIRC 2015-2016 Evaluation Brief

A one-page summary highlighting some of the Kansas Parent Information Resource Center's (KPIRC) 2015-16 achievements.

Updated on

April 09, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

KIRC 2015-2016 Evaluation Brief

A one-page summary highlighting some of the Kansas Instructional Resource Center for the Visually Impaired (KIRC) project's 2015-16 achievements.

Updated on

April 09, 2018

Topic

Sensory Losses

Age

All Ages

eMSS 2015-2016 Evaluation Brief

A one-page summary highlighting some of the e-Mentoring for Student Success (eMSS) project's 2015-16 achievements.

Updated on

April 09, 2018

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

TASN 2015-2016 Evaluation Brief

A one-page summary highlighting some of KSDE's Technical Assistance System Network's (TASN) 2015-16 achievements.

Updated on

April 09, 2018

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

ATBS 2015-2016 Evaluation Brief

A brief summary highlighting some of the Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS) project's 2015-16 achievements.

Updated on

April 09, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS July 2017 Monthly Newsletter

Links to information on supporting paraprofessionals , self-determination skills for students of all ages, and an article discussing the link between language delays and social-emotional skills. 

Updated on

April 08, 2018

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: The Principles of Structured Teaching: Part 1 of 5

This presentation will discuss the culture of autism and the TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children) approach to instruction, which was developed by Eric Schopler in the late 1970s. An overview of the basic tenets for using visual supports to s...

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April 06, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: A Developmental Framework for Evidence-Based Practices for the Autism Spectrum: The Importance of Social and Emotional Development (Part 1 of 2)

Presented by: Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP, DirectorEducational Outreach Program, Marcus Autism CenterProviding evidence-based educational programming for students on the Autism Spectrum relies on a careful selection of focused approaches that have been shown to promote the acquisition of specifi...

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April 06, 2018

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: A Developmental Framework for Evidence-Based Practices for the Autism Spectrum: Defining Engagement in Classroom Settings for Students on the Autism Spectrum (part 2 of 2)

Presented by Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP, Director Educational Outreach Program, Marcus Autism CenterThis is a 2 part series:To view Part 1: A Developmental Framework for Evidence-Based Practices for the Autism Spectrum: The Importance of Social and Emotional Development (Part 1 of 2)Engagem...

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April 06, 2018

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Social Stories (TM)

Social Stories (TM) DefinitionBecause of their lack of understanding of social cues or rules, people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often face challenges when having to respond to social behavior and engage in social interactions. Social narratives can teach new social skills and encourag...

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April 06, 2018

Topic

None

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: The Elements of Structure: Part 2 of 5: Physical Structure and Overall Classroom Schedules

Part 2 of the 5 part series on Structured Teaching Complete and submit the Study Questions Form to earn a certificate of attendance.

Updated on

April 06, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Autism

Age

All Ages

Fading

FadingDefinition Fading, an applied behavior analysis strategy (ABA), is most often paired with prompts, another ABA strategy. Fading refers to decreasing the level of assistance needed to complete a task or activity. When teaching a skill, the overall goal is for the student to eventually eng...

Updated on

April 06, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: The Elements of Structure: Part 4 of 5: Teaching Rules and Routines

This presentation will focus on the relationship between work systems and routines, the importance of teaching routines to help make the environment more meaningful, and support the development of strategies as a foundation for independence in all students. ...

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April 06, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Autism

Age

All Ages

Shaping

Shaping DefinitionShaping is the use of reinforcement of successive approximations of a desired behavior. Specifically, when using a shaping technique, each approximate desired behavior that is demonstrated is reinforced, while behaviors that are not approximations of the desired behavior are...

Updated on

April 06, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

Prompting

Prompting DefinitionPrompting is a means to induce an individual with added stimuli (prompts) to perform a desired behavior.  Prompting is provided when an ordinary antecedent is ineffective, and is extensively used in behavior shaping and skill acquisition. It provides learners with assistan...

Updated on

April 06, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

EC Case Study Object Based Schedules

During the web-based training participants will. . . Meet a student through video footage, then learn strategies for meeting his specific needs using intentional teaching strategies including an object schedule Following the short case study, participants will brainstorm strategies and re...

Updated on

April 06, 2018

Topic

Accommodations & Modifications, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

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

April 06, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

EC Case Study Self Regulation

This training is a 25-minute web-based training. During the web-based training participants will meet a student through video footage, then learn strategies for meeting his specific needs using intentional teaching strategies to support self-regulation. Following the short case study, participant...

Updated on

April 06, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Chaining

Chaining DefinitionChaining is an instructional strategy grounded in applied behavior analysis (ABA) theory. Chaining is based on task analysis, in which individual steps are recognized as requirements for task mastery.Chaining breaks a task down into small steps and then teaches each step within...

Updated on

April 06, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

Registered Behavior Technician - RBT Information for Directors

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

Updated on

April 06, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages