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Information About Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Myths and Facts

Red Flags for Classroom Teachers: Identifying Students who may have features of an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Suggestions for Working with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

 Six Basic Instructional Strategies for Working with Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Related Conditions

A Note to All Teachers: What You Can Do When You Notice Significant Differences in a Child or Young Adult in your Class

Selecting Educational Goals

Personal Style And Interaction Tips

Creating Inclusive Schools And Inclusive Educational Opportunities


Can’t vs. Won’t

Objective vs. Subjective Information

Avoid Using Psychiatric Or Judgmental Terms To Describe Features Of Autism/PDD

Teaching Ten Important Lifetime Goals To Children And Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders

And Justice For All: Unless You Have Autism :
What The Legal System Needs To Know
About People With Autism Spectrum Disorders

 Considerations In The Use Of Medication To Change The Behavior
Of People With Autism Spectrum Disorders (Asd)

Working With Restrictive And Repetitive Interests

Using Social Stories: A Teaching Strategy For Success

 Object Schedules

Recording Individual Communication
Using The Communication Dictionary

Helping Children Sleep