Autism Spectrum Disorder

Below find links related to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 

Helping Siblings Understand Autism

Creating an Autism-Sensitive Environment at Home

Social stories and comic strip conversations can help people with Autism develop greater social understanding and stay safe.

Many people with Autism communicate using methods other than or in addition to verbal speech.  Learn about augmentative and alternative communication methods.

Tools to help families access services and supports.

Teacher & Student

Ten common misconceptions and realities about autism

Seven strategies to help during the spread of COVID-19

Visual schedules, token boards and resources

Zoom tips for parents on how to best support their children with Autism during distance learning video chats and Zoom meetings.

This Handy Handout provides information about joint attention in children with ASD.

POAC offers daily and weekly live events for families, such as Zumba, yoga, storytelling, a parent support group, webinars, and more.

These sensory activities are great for any kid, and if you have a child on the autism spectrum, he or she is sure to enjoy one of these 21 activities for kids with autism!

Be Like Buddy offers a growing database of sensory-friendly activities across the US.  Theaters, museums, sports and musical venues, hair salons and eating establishments all make the list, so the world becomes more friendly and accessible to special needs families!

Autism Little Learners created this social story to help children understand video chatting.

Autism Little Learners created this social story to help children with wearing PPE.

Autism Little Learners has created FREE social stories for a variety of occasions and experiences!

 

Not Being Able to Speak is Not the Same as Not Having Anything to Say

These videos show some of the different ways our kids can communicate!

Kingston and Dad

Watch Kingston use gestures and jargon to talk sports with Dad.

Car Talk

These toddlers are using American Sign Language to communicate with their family.

Bubbles

Nico uses a picture exchange system to excitedly ask for bubbles!

 

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