Hear families share daily challenges faced by their family member with autism and words of wisdom to help overcome the hurdles.
Find out what advice these family members have to share regarding their journey with autism spectrum disorder.
Hear from families the emotions they experienced and what they did to cope with learning about their child's autism diagnosis.
Listen to these family members talk about what strategies they have used to support transitions.
Listen and learn from parents and siblings as they share their thoughts and perspectives on living with and caring for a family member with autism.
Webcasts that share information about bullying and how to support those with special needs who are being bullied.
Dr. Brenda Smith Myles introduces the Asperger Syndrome Diagnostic Scale, also known as the ASDS. The ASDS is a rating scale that can help to determine whether an individual has Asperger Syndrome.
Assessment Measures video series
The ADOS is a semi-structured standardized observational assessment tool designed to assess autism spectrum disorders in children, adolescents, and adults.
Renee Lake introduces the Autism Spectrum Quotient or AQ. The AQ is a screening tool designed to detect autistic characteristics in children between the ages of 4-11 years old.
The ASSQ is a rating scale designed to detect social impairment and screen for symptoms related to autism and other high-functioning disorders.
This web cast reviews community support programs for young adults with disabilities.
A discussion of the current employment picture for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and the possibilities that exist for future employment.
Webcasts on a variety of topics releated to customized employment.
Gain knowledge on the research that shows African American and Hispanic children are diagnosed later and Ohio's Act Early team has worked to improve this situation.
The Miami Valley Regional Center Autism Assessment Team provides information on an effective way to conduct autism assessment in order to gain reliable information to determine eligibility.
Comments on the benefits of employing individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and also offers advice to individuals with ASD who are seeking employment.
In this webcast, a story involving a newly hired kindergarten teacher faced with challenging classroom behaviors will be shared.
In this webcast, you will listen to Sarah, a young woman with an alcohol related birth defect share her life story.
In this webcast, information related to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) will be provided.
This webcast reviews issues that parents and others will need to consider related to guardianship of young adults with disabilities.
Dr. Ruth Aspy and Dr. Barry Grossman share information regarding the process of forming an interdisciplinary autism evaluation team.
Listen as two parents share their strategies for helping others understand their child's unique characteristics.
A discussion the importance of preparing the workplace.
Dr. Ruth Aspy and Dr. Barry Grossman discuss factors to consider when working as an interdisciplinary autism evaluation team.
Watch a video that helps you understand the term Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
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How will you support all students' individual dreams?
Dr. Ruth Aspy and Dr. Barry Grossman introduce the Psychoeducational Profile, 3rd Edition (PEP-3). The PEP-3 is an assessment tool used for interdisciplinary evaluation of autism spectrum disorders.
Watch and learn as Sarah Hoffmeier briefly discusses The Screening Tool for Autism in Toddlers and Young Children designed to indicate a child's risk for an autism diagnosis.
Dr. Jane Case-Smith introduces the Sensory Profile. The Sensory Profile is a caregiver questionnaire designed to determine how well children process sensory information.
Discover evidence-based strategies and promising practices to teach friendship skills.
Explore evidence-based strategies to build success when participating in community activities.
Learn evidence-based strategies to lessen anxiety related to social situations for family members with ASD.
Learn evidence-based strategies to help the individual navigate new situations, or help families when things go wrong.
Learn strategies to teach social skills to your family member with ASD. Help them develop social competence through this four-part video series.
Information on educational identification of ASD. Topics covered include: legal foundations, when to evaluate for ASD, diagnosis vs. eligibility, and the team process.
In this FASD webcast, educators will learn the types of behaviors that often are associated with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and be provided with environmental strategies.
Interdisciplinary Autism Evaluation Team video series
Learn the concept of testing the limits and how to use this clinical procedure to gain additional information about an individual's abilities, ability to learn, and types of assistance required.
A video and toolkit about employees with autism spectrum disorders.
Learn about standards based education for learners taking the Alternate Assessment.
Parents will learn about OCALI's new Autism Certification Center (ACC), which has just launched ASD Strategies in Action an exciting, video-based training resource.
An exploration of gender differences in autism spectrum disorder.
Identify and discuss the evidence-based practices that promote a transition outcome of integrated community employment.
Learn from author Jennifer Krumins about what Grandparents can do to support their adult children dealing with the challenges of ASD
Listen to the story of a family with a middle schooler with ASD and the way they've worked their community to support each other and their son.
Learn some basic information to help parents prepare for the teaching that must be done to prepare their child for the changes of puberty.
This session will discuss choosing and preparing for summer activities that will teach basic life skills.
Learn how to be proactive in helping your and child - and you - get set up for a positive start to the new school year.
Priming is an effective strategy parents can use to help their children with disabilities navigate a wide variety of new situations.
Learn the basics about our sensory systems and what behavior a child with sensory challenges may exhibit.
Learn about the County Boards of DD and the supports they offer throughout your child's life.
Learn instructional strategies incorporating your child's special interest to support learning.
Learn about the IEP Framework and how it provides a foundation for information exchange between parents and educators.
Discover helpful tools for future planning - from the time your child enters school to when he's ready to move on to adulthood.
Learn about Assistive Technology including identifying and funding the right device
Dr. Ruth Aspy and Dr. Barry Grossman discuss their Top 10 List of tips for working with and evaluating students with autism spectrum disorders.
View webcasts on a variety of topics related to transitions.
The student in this video clip is identified with TBI and his disorganization is a symptom of his TBI.
These students have been identified with TBI and their slow processing is a common symptom of TBI.