A hub of assessment resources for families and professionals as a guide through the assessment process.
Explore breaking news and the latest research in autism spectrum disorder.
Resources at your fingertips, for both families and professionals.
Access monthly tips to support individuals on the autism spectrum.
Explore professional development resources addressing autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other complex disabilities.
Whether you are beginning your assessment journey or fine-tuning the assessment process, explore a wealth of information related to assessment and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Information for school evaluation teams determining eligibility for services as a student with ASD.
Learn about the Autism Diagnosis Education Project on educating families, health care professionals, educators, and others interested in screening and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders.
Professional learning communities and online book studies for collaborative learning.
Learn about supports for the more than 60 percent of individuals with disabilities impacted by bullying. These supports are for their families, their peers, and those who educate them.
Intended for district teams, the two-day institute focuses on a district-wide approach for improving outcomes for students with ASD.
Discover a collection of resources that provides parents and professionals with foundational information for understanding autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Learn the causes and characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Intended for preschool personnel working with students with ASD the three-day institute focuses on understanding the diverse needs of young children with ASD.
The Autism Center at OCALI provides high quality professional development and consultation services to school districts and other educational organizations.
Explore interventions to support learners with ASD and other complex needs.
April is recognized as National Autism Awareness Month and provides an opportunity to educate the public about autism spectrum disorders.
A series of recommended resources geared towards the needs of families.
OCALI responds to the events of December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut.
Supporting Ohioans with Autism for Meaningful and Successful Lives
Autism services will be included as part of the essential health benefit package that federal law requires in every state beginning in 2014.
OCALI Board Member Honored During the State of the State Address
Learn and share basic facts about autism spectrum disorders (ASD) with this downloadable fact sheet.
Characteristics and Qualities of an Effective Support Person for Individuals with ASD
Explore Ohio's Service Guidelines for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Discover whether a family member has the characteristics of Autism. (Available in Spanish)
Explore an overview of the world of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) developed by Ohio parents. Discover a broad range of resources, supports, interventions and services.
Learn about tips for enhancing social interactions with individuals with ASD through this downloadable tip sheet.
View online guidebooks on topics including Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment and IEP Transition Components.
Get the support you need when your child exhibits dangerous behavior.
A video and toolkit about employees with autism spectrum disorders.
This module provides foundational information for understanding diagnosis, assessment for identification, and eligibility for special education services under the label of
Free, online modules on characteristics, evidence-based practices, and promising practices in ASD. Credit is available for a fee.
The Autism Scholarship allows ODE to pay a scholarship to the parents of a child identified with autism.
Review the changes in ASD in the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).
IDEA guarantees a free and appropriate public education for every child with a disability.
Borrow books, videotapes, DVDs, and other media on autism spectrum disorders and low-incidence disabilities from OCALI's online lending library. Resources shipped to Ohioans at no cost.
OCALI hosts a five-day Educational Identification Series designed for school-based evaluation teams.
This workshop provides an overview of the PLAY Project parent-training model of early autism intervention.
The nation's premier conference in: Autism, Assistive Technology and Low-Incidence Disabilities. November 15-17, 2016
Learn about students with complex needs and the challenges that accompany the education of students with significant cognitive disabilities.
Learn to build dispositions to addresses the challenges that accompany the education of students with intensive disabilities.
Develop appropriate lesson plans, design environments, and learn about curriculum access for students with intensive disabilities.
Explore assistive technology and other instructional tools to help students with intensive disabilities get the most out of instruction.
Learn great program features that impact learning and life for students with intense disabilities.
Gain knowledge in this 11-part video series on understanding and addressing the challenging behaviors of individuals with complex disabilities.
Learn how to define a specific challenging behavior and a process to look comprehensively at what driving the behavior.
Explore the final steps in developing the behavior plan.
Learn about the Strategy, Assessment, and Revision Tool (SART). This tool matches interventions with the strengths and characteristics of the individual with complex needs.
Discover the importance of data analysis when making decisions to address challenging behavior.
Discover underlying challenges that can effect behavior, issues that you might not be able to see on the surface, but drive what you see as a behavior challenge.
Explore antecedents in detail identifying setting events and things that might trigger a challenging behavior.
Explore the impact of reinforcing consequences have on the identified behavior.
Learn the why or the function of the behavior.
Discover student strengths, skills, talents, and interests and how they can be used to address challenging behavior.
Explore skills that a student might be missing which might have an impact on why the student is engaging in challenging behavior.
Identify replacement and related skills for the challenging behavior.
Gain perspective and raise your expectations for the individuals with unique and complex challenges. Imagine the possibilities, and change your point of view.
Browse through and follow along with the Addressing Challenging Behavior video series.