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Tri-State Webinar: Interoception, the 8th Sense: An Interview with Chloe Rothschild

Webinar Description: This webinar will focus on interoception (the 8th sense) and autism spectrum disorders. Interoception helps you to understand and feel what's going on inside your body. Those who struggle with the interoception may have trouble knowing when they feel hungry, full, hot, col...

Updated on

April 24, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) Website

CBIRT at the University of Oregon, conducts research and training to improve the lives of children and adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI). CBIRT’s research focuses on developing interventions to improve outcomes r...

Updated on

April 15, 2019

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

FY19 Dynamic Learning Maps Webinars

The KSDE SETS team will continue to provide communication for special education teachers administering the DLM during school year 2018-19.  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 ...

Updated on

April 15, 2019

Topic

Curriculum, Assessment, Instruction, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Circle of Friends: Peer Mediated Intervention: Part 2 of 2

Description: Through a Circle of Friends program, typically developing peers are taught important information about classmates with social challenges, and are invited and encouraged to befriend them. These peer mentors are provided education and awareness, strategies for connecting and suppo...

Updated on

April 13, 2019

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Circle of Friends: Peer-Mediated Intervention: Part 1 of 2

Description: Circle of Friends (CoF) is a form of Peer-Mediated Intervention (PMI). PMI is defined as a treatment approach in which typically developing peers are trained to implement behavioral interventions and facilitate social skills development in special needs populations. It has been id...

Updated on

April 13, 2019

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Using the Incredible 5-Point Scale

Description of Presentation: Social cognition involves social awareness, emotional awareness, relationship building, self-management, and emotional regulation. Social cognition is a developmental issue and can impact a person’s confidence and competence in almost all social situations. This p...

Updated on

April 13, 2019

Topic

None

Age

None

Doorknob Cleaner

This meaningful school job includes description, checklists, and ideas for visual supports. 

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, Autism

Age

All Ages

Collaborative Support Guide: Implementation through Conversation

The Collaborative Support Guide (CSG) is a tool that can be used to assist educational professionals in identifying elements needed to created an environment that supports students with autism.  The purpose of this tool is to identify evidence-based practices that are currently being implemented ...

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Social-Emotional Learning from Education Week Spotlight Newsletter

This article from the Education Week Spotlight Newsletter provides valuable information regarding why instruction in this area is critical for all students.

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Autism, Kansas Curricular Standards, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Visual Support: Calming Strategies

This is an example of a visual support used to support an individual working on the social competency of self-regulation.

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

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

Age

None

Social narrative: Rules

This document is an example of a social narrative written to support an individual who is working on the social competency of self-regulation.  

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Social Narrative: When Someone Asks Me a Question

This is a social narrative developed to support the social competency of assertiveness.  

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Autism, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

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

Errorless Learning by Kate Loving, M.Ed., BCBA

Go beyond the definition to learn the rationale for implementing errorless learning, as well as steps toward effective implementations. 

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

De-escalation of Behavior Module 1 Introduction

Description:This video is the first in a series of ten modules designed to provide professional learning communities with training in the Cycle of Escalating Behavior.  DOWNLOAD the companion worksheet prior to starting the video.  In Module 1, participants will learn the 7 phases of escalation,...

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Autism, Emergency Safety Interventions

Age

All Ages

Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) Tools and Forms Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) Tools and Forms

These forms and tools are part of the FBA to BIP online training modules found at  Click here to access forms and tools Click here to access the online courses    

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Autism

Age

All Ages

The Golden Rule of Providing Support in Inclusive Classrooms: Support Others as You Would Wish to Be Supported

Effective adult support requires finesse, subtlety, and elegance. This article provides information on inclusion, fading support, unnecessary dependence, and interference with creativity and peer interactions. 

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Behavior, Autism, Universal Design for Learning, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

All Ages

Power of Words

The Power of Words is a video that brings awareness to the words used to describe those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

None

TASN ATBS May 2018 Newsletter

A Kansas success story that celebrates the roles of an educational team that supports student employment and additional TASN ATBS resources.

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, Autism

Age

All Ages

TASN ATBS June 2018 Newsletter

Opportunities for trainings, resources for social competencies, and library resources are the focus of the June newsletter.

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Calling all Coaches July 2017

Who will you be coaching? 

Updated on

April 11, 2019

Topic

Coaching

Age

All Ages