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The Culture of Our School

Find out how a Kansas high school fosters a culture of inclusion for ALL students.

Updated on

February 17, 2018

Topic

Autism, Secondary Transition, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

High School (9 − 12)

Overview of The Functional Assessment Based Intervention Process (Brief Version)

The Functional Assessment Based Intervention Model is the tier three approach that the TASN Network will be training Kansas Schools to implement in response to the needs of students with challenging behavior. This model is a research-based approach that provides those who implement it with the...

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Assessment, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Autism

Age

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

TASN ATBS October Newsletter: Expanding the World Through Social Development: Your “Wh” Questions

Social skills are critical to success. This month's newsletter discusses resources for exploring interventions that target the development of these skills.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

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

Tri-State Webinar: Bullying and the Autism Spectrum

Description: In this webinar, participants will: Learn the definition of bullying Gain information on the social-ecological model of bullying Be introduced to a variety of resources for dealing with bullying Understand the current research findings on bullying and students with ASD. Learner Ob...

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Tri-State Webinar: Working with Students and Parents From Poverty

Description: Anna Huynh will discuss proactive approaches for serving children and families from poverty that build connections in and out of school. Such connections facilitate students graduating from high school and breaking the cycle of poverty. Learner Objectives: Participants will lea...

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

SARS (School Archival Records Search)

This brief overview provides the viewer with a synopsis of the relevant information gathered by using the SARS as part of the FABI process

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Assessment, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

SMHI Webinar: Minding Your P's and Q's: Mindfulness in Education

OVERVIEWPresented by Kelly McCauley, LSCSW.   This presentation provides an introduction to the practice of mindfulness.  Current research from the fields of education, behavioral health and neuroscience illustrate the potential benefits of this practice.  Evidence supporting how mindfulness ...

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS November Newsletter: Executive Functioning and ASD

The November newsletter provides strategies for supporting executive functioning in its feature article. "Tips from the Corner" offers steps for conducting a meaningful preference assessment.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

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

Frequency Recording Video

This brief video provides the viewer with an overview of the frequency count method of data collection from Dr. Terry Scott.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Assessment, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Autism

Age

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

TASN ATBS Newsletter September 2015

This issue of the TASN ATBS Newsletter has an article regarding the educational identification of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism, Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA

Age

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

TASN ATBS August 2016 Newsletter

Back-to-school resources

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

Early Childhood Academy- What Administrators Need To Know: Part 1

This 16 minute video provides an overview of our Early Childhood Academy Training.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Assessment, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Early Childhood Academy: What Administrator's Need to Know Part 2

This is the second webinar for administrators of teams participating in the Early Childhood Academy.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Assessment, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Cumulative Duration

Cumulative Duration refers to the total amount of time spent engaging in the behavior being measured.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Assessment

Age

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

SSiS

This brief overview covers the administration and scoring of the Social Skills Improvement System.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Autism

Age

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

Function Matrix

This short video gives an overview of completing and utilizing the function matrix as part of the FABI process.

Updated on

February 14, 2018

Topic

Behavior, Assessment, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

MIS Data Clerks

List of Data Clerks by Organization.

Updated on

February 13, 2018

Topic

Special Education MIS Data Collection, APR Indicator Data Collection

Age

All Ages

Kansas Title 1 Administrators’ Webinars

The KSDE ECSETS team will continue to provide monthly communication for Title 1 administrators during school year 2016-17. Communication will occur via an online meeting platform using Adobe Connect. Participants will be asked to log in to view and do...

Updated on

February 13, 2018

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5

This is the most recent edition of The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5, produced by the National Center for Learning Disabilities.  Building on NCLD’s 40-year history as the leading authority on learning disabilities, this report uses recently released data for the 20...

Updated on

February 13, 2018

Topic

Dyslexia, Specially Designed Instruction, Secondary Transition, Social, Emotional & Character Development, Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA

Age

All Ages

2017-2018 TASN Co-teaching District Commitment Form

Kansas Co-Teaching Training and Coaching Cadre establishes trainers and coaches across the state to help schools establish effective and sustainable co-teaching practices. The co-teaching model used was developed by Dr. Richard A. Villa and Dr. Jacqueline S. Thousand. The project provides tra...

Updated on

February 12, 2018

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Co-Teaching, Instruction, LRE and Inclusion, Universal Design for Learning, IEP

Age

All Ages