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Helpful Links for Teachers

AFFORDABLECOLLEGES.COM

Click here for “A guide to financial aid for student’s with disabilities

AffordableColleges.com’s mission is to help you earn your degree without taking on thousands of dollars in debt. Our site is a free resource designed to help everyone address the costs of college while pursuing their goals. We can show you the path to a reasonably priced higher education.

DO 2 LEARN

Provides free parent and teacher materials, educational supplies, games and resources and free computer based instruction – WWW.DO2LEARN.COM/

I TEACH AUTISM

Autism Teaching Tools and Resources – WWW.ITEACHAUTISM.COM/BLOG/

TINSNIPS

A special education resource that strives to share a variety of specialized teaching tools, techniques, worksheets, and activities with teachers of students who have autistic spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. Many of these activities may be appropriate for Pre-K and Kindergarten children.WWW.TINSNIPS.ORG/

TEACH 2 REACH

Teaching to reach ALL students WWW.TEACH2REACH.COM/

AUTISM BUDDY

Provides easy to download resources in many categories including booklets, puzzles and games, flashcards, worksheets, visual timetabling, activities, visual aids, emotions, teaching aids, matching and sorting, classroom display, clip-art, E-books and social skills and many more. WWW.AUTISMBUDDY.COM/

AUTISM CLASSROOM

The place where teachers come to learn! WWW.AUTISMCLASSROOM.COM/HOME/

LEARNING BOOKS

Resources for PreK – 5th Grade Regular and Special Education. Children’s books about handicaps focus on the ability to learn. WWW.LEARNINGBOOKS.NET/

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS

WWW.NASET.ORG/AUTISM2.0.HTML

EDUCATE AUTISM

Educate Autism is a website dedicated to helping those working with children with autism by providing free teaching materials, various tutorials to help you make your own teaching aids and articles to provide information about teaching methods and behavioural principles. WWW.EDUCATEAUTISM.COM/

PICTO SELECTOR

A free visual support program you can download. WWW.PICTOSELECTOR.EU/

PRACTICALAUTISMRESOURCES.COM

Lots of ideas & printable materials. Also, click the navigation buttons on the left for data forms and more! WWW.PRACTICALAUTISMRESOURCES.COM/PRINTABLES

OMAC CONSULTING

A fantastic site by Cindy Golden. Cindy was formerly a school psychologist and is currently a special education administrator. Her site has wonderful ideas, pictures, and freebies! Worth taking the time to explore! OMACCONSULTING.BLOGSPOT.COM/

ZAC BROWSER – ZONE FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN

ZAC is the first web browser developed specifically for children with autism, and autism spectrum disorders such as Asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), and PDD-NOS. We have made this browser for the children – for their enjoyment, enrichment, and freedom. Children touch it, use it, play it, interact with it, and experience independence through ZAC. WWW.ZACBROWSER.COM/

POSITIVELY AUTISM

Free resources, lesson plans, teaching materials, and more! WWW.POSITIVELYAUTISM.COM/LINKS.HTML

AUTISM4TEACHERS

Created by a group of behavior specialists and teachers of students with autism. Lots of downloads and helpful information. WWW.AUTISM4TEACHERS.COM/INDEX.HTML

CLASSROOM SUPPORTS & STRATEGIES

Contains information on ways to structure the environment to enhance communication and maximize independence in educational, home and community settings. WWW.TULARESELPA.ORG/AUTISM/CLASSROOMSUPPORTS.SHTM

AUTISM TEACHING TOOLS

Practical source of information and teaching tips for working with your special learners since 2002. Have fun exploring our site as you look for ways to help your learners with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders. WWW.AUTISMTEACHINGTOOLS.COM/INDEX.PHP?ROOT=BBBBFG

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS PRIMER FOR PARENTS AND EDUCATORS GRADE K TO 12

National Association of School Psychologists. WWW.TEACHERSFIRST.COM/GETSOURCE.CFM?ID=7743

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND – WHAT EDUCATORS NEED TO KNOW

WWW.WRIGHTSLAW.COM/INFO/NCLB.TEACHERS.ADMINS.PDF

ASU ONLINE’S AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

Arizona State University offers online education for professionals and family members interested in learning more about autism spectrum disorder. The program can be completed as a stand-alone certificate, and is completed 100% online. This 15-credit hour program includes 5 classes and can be completed within 2 to 3 semesters. ASUONLINE.ASU.EDU/ONLINE-DEGREE-PROGRAMS/CERTIFICATES/GRADUATE-CERTIFICATE-AUTISM-SPECTRUM-DISORDERS

AUTISM PARENTING MAGAZINE

Autism Parenting Magazine gives families access to:

  • Expert advice from our team of respected professionals.
  • Solutions for dealing with sensory issues.
  • Advice for handling transitions.
  • Therapies to help develop your child’s potential.
  • The latest news and research that can help your family.
  • Real life stories from parents of children on the spectrum as well as from adults with autism to inspire and bring hope.

Get a FREE issue of Autism Parenting Magazine here WWW.AUTISMPARENTINGMAGAZINE.COM

 

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