Looking for general information about autism and life? The Autism Society would be a good first stop.
If you’re looking for information on human sexuality and Autism Spectrum Disorders, then The Birds and the Bees is the place to go. This website is designed to provide information to parents, professionals, and self-advocates on how to teach human sexuality to individuals with special needs with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders. It also […]
Speaking of Speech is a interesting website specifically targeting speech and language pathologists. You can download and share many great resources. We bet you’re bound to find something you can use, but it may be a little overwhelming at first.
Social Stories and social narrative are used to help children with ASD understand a certain behavior, the social environment, their peers, etc. A social story is a simple book, written in clear and concise terms that help a child with ASD better understand or prepare for a certain issue. Often using Boardmaker, the story is […]
Need PECS pictures? Well this site has tons of them. You’ll need Boarmaker to access many of the pictures. This site is not for beginners, but if you know what you’re doing, you can save a lot of time and energy by downloading what they’ve already created. Fair warning- it’s not the most user friendly […]
ABA Educational Resources LTD provides practical resource materials for families and professionals using education strategies for children with autism at a free/affordable cost. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a research based best practice for autism interventions.
Special Education Technology is dedicated to enhancing student opportunities for success by providing access to curriculum through the use of appropriate educational and communication technologies and on their website, they provide information and classroom resources on assistive technology. We especially like their pre-made, downloadable visual supports.
Do2learn provides thousands of pages of social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills. Doesn’t that sound like what you’ve been looking for?
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a research based best practice for autism interventions. If you’re wanting to learn more about this technique (for free) then BAAM is the place to go. ABA has lots of jargon that can make it difficult for parents and professionals to understand, but when you see it in action, it […]
Autism Speaks has many great resources. We really like their video glossary– this web-based tool is designed to help parents and professionals learn more about the early red flags and diagnostic features of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by seeing side-by-side the subtle differences between typical and delayed development in young children (this does require creating […]