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Autism Speaks link: 100 Day Kit

100 Day Kit

The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit were created specifically for newly diagnosed families.
AT Link Basic: AbleData

AbleData

Provides objective information about AT and rehabilitation equipment including a database of 40,000 products with descriptions and contact information.
Agency Table

Agency Table

An overview of agencies serving persons with disabilities including who is eligable, what services these agencies can provide and additional agency resources.
TDL Link: AIR - Ohio's Alternate Assessment Portal

AIR - Ohio's Alternate Assessment Portal

Use this site to access test administration systems, sample tasks, and informational resources.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: Assistive Technology Internet Modules (ATIM)

Assistive Technology Internet Modules (ATIM)

Learn about assistive technology through online learning modules on a broad range of topics for educators, professionals, families, persons with disabilities, and others.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: AT Assessment Process in the School Environment

AT Assessment Process in the School Environment

This module introduces the process of AT assessment including the composition of different types of AT teams, guiding documents and frameworks, and feature-matching.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: AT Assessment Tools

AT Assessment Tools

This module will introduce the reader to a wide variety of tools that can be used to guide the assessment process.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: AT Consideration in the IEP Process

AT Consideration in the IEP Process

This module will assist educational professionals and IEP team members in considering and determining student need for assistive technology.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: AT Implementation

AT Implementation

Learn to plan for the use of AT devices and services matched to the unique needs of the student, and to implement AT supports ensuring access to a free and appropriate education.
AT Link Basic: AT Ohio

AT Ohio

AT equipment for users across the lifespan, loaned for 30 days. Items include daily living aids, environmental control, AT for recreation, and more.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: AT Supports and Services in the IEP

AT Supports and Services in the IEP

Learn about the law as it relates to AT, how to include AT in the IEP, how to ensure use of AT supports, and how to actively engage family members throughout the process.
AT Vendor 2015

AT Vendor 2015

AT Vendor 2015
Autism Speaks link: ATN Toolkits

ATN Toolkits

This site offers a selection of resources to support families of children with autism spectrum disorders from the First 100 Day Kit to information on specific topics of concern.
Autism Internet Modules: Autism Internet Modules (AIM)

Autism Internet Modules (AIM)

Free, online modules on characteristics, evidence-based practices, and promising practices in ASD. Credit is available for a fee.
Autism Scholarship

Autism Scholarship

The Autism Scholarship allows ODE to pay a scholarship to the parents of a child identified with autism.
BGSU: BGSU ASD Graduate Certificate

BGSU ASD Graduate Certificate

The certificate is interdisciplinary and will provide skills and understanding identifying and programming for individuals with ASD.
BGSU: BGSU Assistive Technology Program

BGSU Assistive Technology Program

The Assistive Technology Program is designed to prepare teachers and other professionals to support students by using assistive technology.
AT Link Basic: Boardmaker Achieve Community

Boardmaker Achieve Community

Explore this community of resources where over 200,000 board makers come together to share free, symbol-adapted learning activities.
AT Link Basic: Bookshare

Bookshare

Explore this online library of over 200,000 titles including current-day books, magazines, and newspapers as well as textbooks and journals. Membership is free for those with qualifying disabilities.
Brain Injury Association of Ohio

Brain Injury Association of Ohio

BIAOH is a statewide advocacy and education organization established in 1982 to improve services and supports to Ohioans with brain injury and their families, and to promote prevention.
Center for Parent Info and Resources link: Charter Schools and Children with Disabilities

Charter Schools and Children with Disabilities

Do you have questions about Charter Schools and their responsibility for serving students with disabilities? See this new resource from the NICHCY.
Climbing Every Mountain Blog

Climbing Every Mountain Blog

Highlights from Mary Ulrich's Climbing Every Mountain blog.
AT Link Basic: Computer Refurbishing Program

Computer Refurbishing Program

AT Ohio maintains a computer refurbishing program that provides donated computers to individuals with disabilities for a nominal fee.
CPIR: Sibling Resources

CPIR: Sibling Resources

This link is a resource for addressing sibling issues and needed support.
AT Link Basic: Crick Software - LearningGrids

Crick Software - LearningGrids

Learn about a software program designed to help students build sentences using whole words, phrases and pictures to illustrate writing, word prediction to help select words and to help understanding.
DSM 5 Autism Spectrum Disorder Fact Sheet

DSM 5 Autism Spectrum Disorder Fact Sheet

The revised DSM diagnosis represents a new, more accurate, and medically and scientifically useful way of diagnosing individuals with autism-related disorders.
FASD Research and Resources

FASD Research and Resources

Links to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders research and resources.
TDL Link: Formative Instructional Practices

Formative Instructional Practices

FIP helps educators develop a thorough understanding of the standards for their students, and they need to know how to teach those skills.
AT Link Basic: Free Supports for Struggling Readers

Free Supports for Struggling Readers

Explore this list of digital resources most of which are free and a few are commercially available.
AT Link Basic: General AT Assessment Frameworks and Tools

General AT Assessment Frameworks and Tools

A list of website resources that can be used to facilitate the AT assessment process.
AT Link Basic: Goodwill Easter Seals, Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services

Goodwill Easter Seals, Miami Valley Assistive Technology Services

Computer recycling program in central Ohio.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

IDEA guarantees a free and appropriate public education for every child with a disability.
AT Link Basic: IntelliTools Classroom Suite Activity Exchange

IntelliTools Classroom Suite Activity Exchange

Discover hundreds of pre-made activities for immediate use with the IntelliTools Classroom Suite software.
Lending Library

Lending Library

Books, videotapes, DVDs, and other media on autism spectrum disorders and low-incidence disabilities.
ODE Link: Local Measures

Local Measures

For subjects where traditional assessments are not an option (i.e., art or music) districts or schools should establish a process to create different strategies to measure student progress.
AT Link Basic: Mobile Devices and Apps Assessment Tools

Mobile Devices and Apps Assessment Tools

A collection of assessment and feature matching resources for mobile device/apps consideration.
AT Link Basic: National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials

National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials

Learn about AIM with resources- for state- and district-level educators, parents, publishers, and others interested parties.
OACS-E Modules

OACS-E Modules

Through these modules, you will be able to identify the purpose and structure of the Ohio Academic Content Standards-Extended (OACS-E).
Lending Library: OCALI  Assessment Lending Library

OCALI Assessment Lending Library

Assessment tools available for loan to qualified personnel in the OCALI lending library.
OCALI on iTunes U

OCALI on iTunes U

View OCALI content on iTunes U.
ODE Link: Ohio's New Learning Standards

Ohio's New Learning Standards

Explore the more rigorous standards, geared to college and career readiness, will drive learning in Ohio classrooms by 2014-2015.
ODE Link: Ohio's New Learning Standards - Extended (ONLS - E)

Ohio's New Learning Standards - Extended (ONLS - E)

Navigate the standards that help to ensure that students with significant cognitive disabilities are provided with multiple ways to learn and demonstrate knowledge.
TDL Link: ONLS - E Modules

ONLS - E Modules

Modules that identify the purpose and structure of the Ohio Academic Content Standards-Extended and provide training to participants wanting to meet the educational needs of their students.
Open Court Resource Guide: A Video Series

Open Court Resource Guide: A Video Series

The purpose of this video series prepared by the The Ohio State Bar Foundation is to help parents and youth with special needs understand the court process.
Assistive Technology Internet Modules: Overview of Assistive Technology (AT)

Overview of Assistive Technology (AT)

Beginning with the definition of assistive technology and continuing with laws that influence AT implementation, readers will be exposed to the AT field through descriptions of AT devices and services
AT Document Basic: QIAT - Quality Indicators for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Assistive Technology

QIAT - Quality Indicators for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Assistive Technology

Gain knowledge on guidelines teams can use to evaluate the effectiveness of AT devices and services that have been provided to a student.
AT Document Basic: QIAT - Self-Evaluation Matrices for the Quality Indicators in Assistive Technology Services

QIAT - Self-Evaluation Matrices for the Quality Indicators in Assistive Technology Services

Use these self-evaluation matrices to measure areas of strength and plan for professional development, training, or support in the area of AT.
Red Tree House

Red Tree House

RedTreehouse.org is Ohio's online resource promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of children and young adults, prenatal-25.
Services and Supports Database

Services and Supports Database

The goal of the OCALI Services and Supports Database is to include all providers who serve individuals with disabilities in Ohio.
Sibshops

Sibshops

Sibshops are an opportunity for siblings to meet with others who have similar needs.
Special Needs Adoption: What Does It Mean?

Special Needs Adoption: What Does It Mean?

This fact sheet presents some common questions about adopting a child or youth with special needs and provides resources that will give you detailed answers.
Special Needs Resource Directory: Foster Care

Special Needs Resource Directory: Foster Care

The Complex Care Center at Cincinnati Children's offers resources and information to those interested in becoming a foster parent to a child with special healthcare needs.
ODE Link: Student Growth Measures

Student Growth Measures

Student growth measures are a method for determining how much academic progress students are making by measuring growth between two points in time.
AT Link Basic: TechMatrix

TechMatrix

Search over 400 AT products by content area, grade level, IDEA disability category, instructional support categories, or keywords.
AT Link Basic: The Center for Instructional Supports and Accessible Materials

The Center for Instructional Supports and Accessible Materials

Discover Ohio's resource for accessible material needs for students with print disabilities, including students who are blind and visually impaired.
AT Link Basic: Tots-n-Tech

Tots-n-Tech

Discover a research institute designed to study the prevalence and use of AT with infants and toddlers.
UDL Book Study Sept 2014

UDL Book Study Sept 2014

UDL Book Study Sept 2014