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Teacher Resources: February Visual Support: Procedures for Effectively Training Paraeducators

Outline of steps to consider when training paraeducators.

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: October Visual Support

DSM-V Diagnostic criteria for ASD.

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: Reading Comprehension

This is an example of how you can use picture symbols to teach reading comprehension! Skill: Reading Comprehension

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Reading

Age

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

Teacher Resources: September Related Service Resources

This month we are also offering strategies and supports to related service providers for working with students with ASD.

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: September Teacher Resources

This month's teacher resource focuses on strategies for teaching students with ASD.

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

None

Teacher Resources: Think Sheet

Think sheet used to help a student process after an event/conflict. Made in Powerpoint by importing Boardmaker symbols into the file. Also uploaded in PDF version. Age range: 3-10

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: John Deere Penny Chart (Boardmaker)

Reinforcement Token Board, incorporating John Deere special interest. Skill: Reinforcement Special interest: John Deere

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Communication: Conversation Starters

Print this page, cut the conversation starters apart and then include in a child's communication book, or provide as a visual support in another manner. This page and others like it can be found at www.cindysautisticsupport.com

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Communication Resources

A list of social behavior assessments, resources and Apps.

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Fire Drills

This social narrative informs the students of an upcoming fire drill. It includes what happens, what the expectations are, and where the student will go. It is in pdf format. It contains simple language and at least one picture per slide. The first set is a book for school and the second set i...

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: Countdown Timer

This countdown timer can be used to show students how much time remains in an activity. Consider this type of timer when the timing of the transition needs to be flexible.\nKarine Gleason, TASN, ATBS

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: Daily Information Sheet

This visual Daily Information Sheet is intended to be interactive for the student so at the end of the day, the student can reflect on his day and circle what he did. It can be an opportunity for the student to communicate to his parents what he did throughout his day and express his/her feeling...

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: No More Services

This is a social narrative created in full page book form. It describes to a student that their intense services are being terminated. It contains simple language and many pictures. This is in a Word document format. Skill: Coping with Changes Age range: 6+ ye...

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Washing Hands

This is a visual support describing the steps to washing hands. It is written in Power Point and is narrated. It contains simple language and at least one picture per slide. Skill: Washing My Hands Age range: 5+ years

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Going to Preschool on the Bus

This is an eighteen slide Power Point file. It is a social narrative on attending preschool and riding the bus to get there. Instructions for assembling the book is included. It is written in simple language and contains at least one picture per slide. Skill: Bus Version I Go to Pre...

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Social Narratives: Schedule Changes

This social narrative is two pages with no pictures. It talks about how schedule changes can sometimes make things go wrong and how Thomas the Tank deals with it. It also contains a power card at the end that contains text and pictures. This is a Word document file. Skill: Coping wi...

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Safety in the Community

This is a social narrative for safety in the community. This .pdf file is in booklet form and contains mostly pictures with some text per page. It is in 'If-Then' format. Skill: Safety 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)

TASN ATBS Autism Specialist January 2012 Newsletter: Evidence Based Consulting - Focus on Self-Management for Students with ASD

Self-Management for Students with ASD

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

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

TASN ATBS Autism Specialist May 2014 Newsletter: Talking about autism, an end of the year thank you to our autism teams.

Talking about autism, an end of the year thank you to our autism teams.

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Time to Relax

This is a social narrative on when it is time to relax and how to relax with deep breathing. This .pdf file is in booklet format and contains some text with at least one picture on each page. Skill: Behavior Age range: 8-18 years

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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