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Here are some great resources for learning at home with your child. None of these programs are affiliated with the Hope Center for Autism, they are tools that some parents use at home to work with their elementary aged children.
CPALMS is an online toolbox of information, vetted resources, and interactive tools that helps educators effectively implement teaching standards. It is the State of Florida’s official source for standards information and course descriptions.
Mobile technologies can be valuable tools for fostering independence among our older students and young adults. These devices are portable, functional, and socially acceptable which further fosters greater independence.
Do2learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills. In addition, we offer premier products including View2do, JobTIPS, FACELAND, books, and apps for purchase.
This website features games and activities that parents or professionals can use to work with young children with autism spectrum disorders. The interactive activities focus on skill building in the areas of reading and phonics, receptive labeling, matching and more.
When looking for apps for students on the autism spectrum (ASD), it is important to look at all educational apps and not just those that are tagged as autism apps. They have many of the same learning needs that other students have.
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) was created in December 2001 – the product of the shared vision and unique life experiences of OAR’s seven founders. Led by these parents and grandparents of children and adults on the autism spectrum, OAR set out to use applied science to answer questions that parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers and caregivers confront daily.
Welcome to Think Safety, a project led by the Organization for Autism Research! This website is a place where members of the autism community can interact with other parents, family members, friends, educators, and law enforcement officials to build a sense of community and knowledge-sharing centered on the individuals with autism in their lives.
The AWAARE Collaboration will work to prevent wandering incidents and wandering-related deaths within the autism community through the use of collective organizational resources, and by establishing and monitoring objectives, guidelines, policies, and tools that will promote awareness, education, prevention and safety.
Families, educators, and service providers are constantly bombarded by a massive amount of confusing and often conflicting information about the myriad treatments available. The National Standards Project is helping to reduce the resulting turmoil and uncertainty by addressing the need for evidence-based practice standards and providing guidelines for how to make choices about interventions.
PrAACtical AAC supports a community of professionals and families who are determined to improve the communication and literacy abilities of people with significant communication difficulties. It was founded in 2011 by two SLP professors, Carole Zangari and the late Robin Parker, around a shared passion for AAC.
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