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Promoting self-advocacy skills for students with autism

esteem. Having tools like visual supports and scripts (statements) available helps our children with autism learn how to self-advocate and eventually have it become part of their self-help skills.

The Incredible 5-point Scale for Social Emotional Check-In & Free Superhero Five-Point Scale

The incredible 5-point-scale for social emotional check-in is a tool to support all students when their anxiety gets too big. Link to free superhero 5-point scale for your classroom.

Changes In The DSM-V For Autism

What is the DSM-V?┬áThe Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (fifth edition) which was just revised in 2013 and written by the American Psychiatric Association. The diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been modified based on the research literature and clinical experience in the 19 years since the DSM-IV was published in […]

5 Ways To Support Students With Autism During Classroom Transitions

Download a free infographic reminder of the top 5 ways to support students with autism here…https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-to-support-students-with-autism-during-classroom-transitions-infographic-4836029 Transitions are when a student moves from one activity to another in the classroom. Going from small group work time to large group work, lining up for lunch, going home and going to P.E. are all examples of transitions.  […]

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