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Echoic Protocol Table

Teaching procedures to improve speech intelligibility.  This resources if from PATTAN and Mike Miklos and Amiris DiPuglia. 

Updated on

November 15, 2019

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Curriculum, IEP

Age

All Ages

Echoic Protocol

Protocol to improve speech intelligibility.  This resources if from PATTAN and Mike Miklos and Amiris DiPuglia.

Updated on

November 15, 2019

Topic

Instruction, Behavior, Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, IEP

Age

All Ages

Bross, L.A., Zane, T. L., & Kellems, R. O. Customer service skill development for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder using video modeling. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals 2019, Vol. 42(4) 246– 252

Interested in using video modeling to support specific student skills to increase postsecondary employment outcomes? This article provides step-by-step guidelines for using this evidence-based practice as a workplace support. 

Updated on

November 15, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, Autism

Age

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

Reinforcer Survey

Open ended questions to identify potential reinforcers.

Updated on

November 15, 2019

Topic

Instruction, Behavior, Assessment, Autism, IEP

Age

All Ages

Identification of Underrepresented Populations for Gifted Services in Kansas

The underrepresentation of certain ethnic subgroups and low socioeconomic status (SES) populations in programs for students who are gifted has long been known to be an issue based on national statistics, and Kansas data are similar.  This document provides recommendations from the research for th...

Updated on

November 13, 2019

Topic

Gifted

Age

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

Frequently Asked Questions for Gifted

This document includes frequently asked questions (FAQs) about gifted, including general education interventions, evaluation and eligibility, and IEPs.

Updated on

November 13, 2019

Topic

Gifted

Age

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

Classroom Zoning Brief

This document provides a description of classroom zoning,  how to use it, things to consider when making a zoning plan, advantages and links to related resources.

Updated on

November 12, 2019

Topic

Instruction, Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

FY20 Kansas Special Education Administrators’ Webinars 2019-20

  The KSDE SETS team will continue to provide monthly communicationfor special education administrators during the school year. Communication will occur via an online meeting platform using Adobe Connect. Participants will be asked to log in to view and download materials and engage with prese...

Updated on

November 12, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, APR Indicator Data Collection, Special Education MIS Data Collection, Compliance/Guidance, Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), LRE and Inclusion, Gifted, Specially Designed Instruction, Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, IEP

Age

All Ages

Teacher Resources: Classroom Management During the Holiday Season

The best present to give your students is to plan for the holiday mayhem. Here are a few tips to keep your classroom running as smoothly as possible. For most of us the holiday season brings joy, parties, family, and rest. But for some students it brings anxiety, worry and uncertainty. Keeping yo...

Updated on

November 12, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Independent Living Form- Adapted

This document was created & shared by Jeffery Hargrove of USD 230.  This is an adapted version of the Independent living postsecondary goal IEP team decision assistance form that was created in google forms.  (From Erickson, A.G. [2007}.  Independent Living Postsecondary Goal IEP Team Decisio...

Updated on

November 12, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition

Age

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

Transition Goal Examples

This document was created & shared by Jeffery Hargove of Spring Hill USD 230.

Updated on

November 12, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition

Age

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

Student Led IEP PowerPoint Template

This resource was created and shared by Jeanne Gray of Leavenworth USD 453.

Updated on

November 12, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition

Age

All Ages

Student Led IEP Sample PowerPoint

This resource was created and shared by Mistie Copas-Thomas of Lawrence USD 497.

Updated on

November 12, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition

Age

None

Personalized Learning: Policy & Practice Recommendations for Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities

A document from the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) for educators, parents and others finding ways to support students with disabilites when using personalized learning in schools.

Updated on

November 11, 2019

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction

Age

All Ages

Nine Questions to Ask When Prioritizing Target Behaviors

Do you work with students who display many problematic behaviors when escalated?   When a student engages in multiple problematic behaviors, (e.g., non-cooperation, hitting, kicking, spitting, throwing items, crying, perseverating on topics, running away, threatening to hurt self or others, etc.)...

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

Mode and Direction Assessment

The Informal Mode and Direction Assessment can assist teachers in determining what visual information a student understands best when developing a visual schedule or structured work system.

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

All Ages

Nine Effective Teaching Procedures

9 Effective Teaching Procedures that will bring your school year to a strong finish!  Click on the resource to download a definition of each strategy.  This is a great handout to train others in your classroom!  1.  Pair teaching environment with positive reinforcement2.   Fade in effort and dif...

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Specially Designed Instruction, Autism

Age

All Ages

Visual Schedules

DefinitionVisual schedules are an environmental support that accommodates the need for predictability and decreases anxiety about the unknown. Visual schedules take an abstract concept (i.e., time) and present it in a more concrete and manageable form using words and/or pictures. They serve t...

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

None

Age

None

Rules and Routines

Rules and Routines DefinitionMany students with autism (AU) rely on rules and routines to keep their environment predictable and, therefore, feel safer. Educational professionals and parents must understand the importance of rules and routines for individuals with autism and apply them in various...

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

None

Age

None

Registered Behavior Technician - RBT Information for Parents

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

Updated on

November 08, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Assessment, Autism

Age

None