CARD Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Florida's First Choice for Autism Support

CARD Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Florida's First Choice for Autism Support

ASD Specific
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Administrator's Guide to Educational Programming for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder State
Describes checklists, which may be utilized for classrooms.

ASD & the Reading Comprehension Challenge: What Can You Do? State
Describes why students with ASD may demonstrate difficulties in the area of reading comprehension. Strategies to address these challenges are shared.

ASD Endorsement Tuition Support Program State
Financial assistance to exceptional student education teachers who are teaching children with autism spectrum disorders in a Florida school.

ASD y la dificultad con la Lectura Comprensiva: Que Hacer? State

Autism Distance Education Parent Training National
Provides strategies for Teaching Functional Skills.

Autism Speaks Tool Kit National
Handouts (that can be printed) that give specific information about including learners with autism.

Autism Spectrum Disorders and Growing Up: Role of therapy National

Becoming a Writer: A Struggling Student's Journey National
Outlines how writing skills typically develop and why children with ASD experience challenges when learning to write. An overview of strategies, accommodations, and modifications to address these challenges are shared.

Behavior Basics: Part 1An Introduction to Understanding Why Problem Behaviors Occur National

Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Individuals with ASD National
Presents an overview of CBT.

Cues and Prompting National
Provides information regarding the use of cues and prompting when working with students with ASDs.

DSM-5: A Discussion of Changes in the Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder National
The most recent revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) resulted in substantial changes in the way autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed and described. The purpose of this presentation is to describe and clarify these recent changes as well as to discuss the implications of those changes for individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

Educational Resources for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders State
Educational resource manual.

Estrategias Para Manejar Los Comportamientos National

Foundations of Behavior National

Getting Started National
Provides ten tips for teachers starting their year in teaching students with ASDs.

Making Friends National

Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator's Guide National
Designed to give teachers and other education professionals an introduction to autism, its characteristics, and some of the methods employed in the teaching of students with autism.

Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator's Guide to Asperger Syndrome National
Designed to give teachers and other education professionals an introduction to autism, its characteristics, and some of the methods employed in the teaching of students with Aspergers.

National Autism Center/National Standards Project National
Provides critical information about which treatments have been shown to be effective for individuals with ASD.

National Center for Evidence-Based Practices in Communication Disorders-Autism
MAP
National
Information on assessment/diagnosis, treatment, and service delivery.

National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders National
A multi-university center to promote the use of evidence-based practice for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.

OCALI Autism Internet Modules National
Information to help individuals with ASD achieve their highest potential.

Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism State
Enhancing the capacity of Florida educators to provide quality educational programs to students with autism spectrum disorders.

Promoting Joint Engagement Skills in Young Children with ASD National

REVVing up Reading Rotations with the Four Blocks National

Sensory Processing Disorder: How Parents Can Help National

Social Understanding for Individuals with ASD National

Supporting Literacy for Students with ASDs National
Provides research and reasoning related to literacy skills in students with ASDs and discusses how to increase and encourage literacy in these students.

Understanding Results of Psychological Testing National

Visuals Every Day National

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Accommodations and Modifications National
Presents differences and definitions of these two concepts.

All Children Together (ACT)/The Children's Trust's Resource Network for the Special Needs of Children with Disabilities National
Working with The Children's Trust and the organizations it funds to increase communities' capacities to provide quality, inclusive programs to children with disabilities.

BEESS Resource and Information Center (BRIC) State
Provides parents, educators, and other Floridians with access to information about exceptional student education, student services, juvenile justice education, early intervention, parent and professional partnerships, and many other topics.

Behavior Strategies and Accommodations in the General Education Classroom National
Reviews essential elements needed to promote successful inclusion of students with autism spectrum disorders in the general education classroom.

Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, Office of Special Education Programs National
Gives schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices.

Designing Visual Supports National
Describes how to choose and create visual supports.

U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) National
Central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education.

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) State
Improving the quality of life for all Floridians with disabilities through advocacy and awareness activities that increase access to and acquisition of assistive services and technology.

Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS) State
Provides diagnostic, instructional, and technology support services to district exceptional education programs and families of students with disabilities.

Florida's Positive Behavior Support Project (PBS) State
Increasing the capacity of Florida's school districts to address problem behaviors using Positive Behavior Support.

Florida Inclusion Network (FIN) State
Providing learning opportunities, consultation, information and support to educators, families and community members resulting in the inclusion of all students.

Foundations of Behavior National
Provides an introduction to behavior concepts.

Puntos Claves para Participar en la Reunión del IEP (Plan Educativo Individualizado
Parte 1)
National
Esta charla dará puntos claves para preparar y participar en el proceso del plan educativo individualizado. Se discutirá los niveles actuales y como resultan en las metas y objetivos anuales. Ideas para poder obtener servicios adicionales en el IEP estarán proveídos.

Puntos Claves para Participar en la Reunión del IEP (Plan Educativo Individualizado
Parte 2)
National
Esta charla dará puntos claves para preparar y participar en el proceso del plan educativo individualizado. Se discutirá los niveles actuales y como resultan en las metas y objetivos anuales. Ideas para poder obtener servicios adicionales en el IEP estarán proveídos.

El Manejo de Conductas Problemáticas National
En esta presentación se hablara sobre las funciones de conductas problemáticas. También se discutirá varias estrategias para eliminar conductas indeseables.

Reinforcing Desirable Behavior National
Discusses possible strategies to utilize in reinforcing desirable behaviors.


Social Skills Groups: The Kids Improving Together Club State

Understanding the Three B's National
Describes how to build positive, long-lasting and effective positive behavioral supports.

Using Music to Teach Reading, Writing, and Math State

Using an Activities Planning Matrix National
Discusses how to utilize an activities planning matrix for classroom planning and use.

You CAN Help Your Child Use Appropriate Communication National
Describes how to promote appropriate communication with your child.