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TASN ATBS October 2011 Newsletter: KISN Newsletter - Mental Health and the Autism Spectrum

Mental Health and the Autism Spectrum By Valerie L. Gaus, Ph.D.

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Emotional & Character Development, Autism, social, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: My Friend Has Autism

This is a story written for classmates of a peer with autism. It provides information / training for the peers about autism and how it may affect their friend. This eighteen slide Power Point file uses simple language and contains at least one picture per slide. Skill: My Friend w...

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Problem Solvers Guide

This Power Point describes problem solving strategies and making good choices when the teacher is gone from the classroom. It is sixteen slides long. It contains mostly text and a few pictures. Skill: Problem solving book Age range: 7+ years

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Positive vs. Negative Thinking

This is a social narrative flow chart on positive vs negative thinking. This BoardMaker file is written in all text, no pictures. Skill: Self Monitoring Age range: 12+ years

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Poop Goes in the Toilet

This is a social narrative describing that poop goes in the toilet (not in pants). It is written in Word with eight cards that can be cut out and made into a little booklet. It contains simple language and at least one picture per card. Skill: Bathroom Skills A...

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: Anger: How Luke Skywalker Handles Anger

This social narrative is written to help a student with calming when he is angry using Luke Skywalker as a special interest. It is written in Word. It is mostly text with a couple of pictures. Skill: Self-Calming Special interest: Luke Skywalker ...

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

TASN ATBS March 2013 Newsletter: March Teacher Resource-Teaching Literacy Skills to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Teacher Resource-Teaching Literacy Skills to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Reading

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS August 2013 Newsletter: August Teacher Resource: Back to School: All About Me! By: Peggy Lawrence

Teacher Resource: Back to School: All About Me!

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Being a Good Student

This is a social narrative which targets following school rules and being a good student. This .pdf file is in booklet form and contains text and a few pictures per page. Skill: Being a Good Student Age range: 10-18 years

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Personal Space

This is a social narrative book on personal space. This .pdf file is in booklet format and contains no text with at least one picture on each page. Skill: Social Skills Age range: 8-18 years

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: Shoe Tying

Shoe tying sequence visual support. Skill: Tying Shoes Age range: 2-21

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

TASN ATBS October 2014 Newsletter: Family Engagement: Priority or Lip Service?

Family Engagement: Priority or Lip Service?

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism, Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS March 2011 Newsletter: KISN Newsletter - Age Appropriate Transition Assessments

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Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Assessment, Secondary Transition, Autism

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: A Social Narrative for Taking Medicine

This social narrative and power card was created to support a student in taking his meds. It is specific to his interest of sports however could easily be modified for other special interests. Skill: Taking Medication Special interest: Sports ...

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Rainy Day

This social story is written to help students understand rain and thunderstorms. This Power Point is 6 slides long. It contains simple language and at least one picture per slide. Skill: Rainy Day Age range: 8+ years

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Joining and Participating in Social Group

This is a social narrative explaining the expectations of joining and participating in a social group. This is a Power Point file. Skill: Social Skills Age range: 5-11 years

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Feelings

This is a social narrative on feelings the student may have. It is in .pdf format and booklet form. It contains mostly text with at least one picture per page. Skill: Feelings1 Age range: 7-18 years

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: November Visual Support: Strategies to Survive the Holidays

This newsletter contains tips for helping students cope with holiday madness.

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: School Arrival/Departure Mini Schedule

This mini schedule provides the student with the steps for the arrival and departure routine. This support can be placed in the student's locker or cubby and flipped over to view the appropriate routine. (Karine Gleason, TASN,ATBS)

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Getting the Job Done - Bob Builder

This is a 27 slide power point that includes social narratives on a number of areas throughout a student's day including: earning rewards, library,self-calming, recess, raising your hand, listening, shutting bathroom door, and many others. The social narratives use simple language and at least o...

Updated on

November 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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