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A Guide for Assessment

A Guide for Assessment

A hub of assessment resources for families and professionals as a guide through the assessment process.
ASD in the News

ASD in the News

Explore breaking news and the latest research in autism spectrum disorder.
Learn about Autism: ASD Quick Tips

ASD Quick Tips

Resources at your fingertips, for both families and professionals.
ASD Tip of the Month

ASD Tip of the Month

Access monthly tips on how to assist students with ASD.
ASD Training and Professional Development

ASD Training and Professional Development

Explore professional development resources addressing autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other complex disabilities.
Assessment and ASD

Assessment and ASD

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).
Assessment and ASD: Assessment Guidelines for Identification

Assessment Guidelines for Identification

Information for school evaluation teams determining eligibility for services as a student with ASD.
Autism Diagnosis Education Project

Autism Diagnosis Education Project

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.
Learn about Autism: Book Study Resources for Autism Focused Professional Learning Communities

Book Study Resources for Autism Focused Professional Learning Communities

Professional learning communities and online book studies for collaborative learning.
Bullying and Individuals with Special Needs

Bullying and Individuals with Special Needs

Bullying impacts 60 percent of individuals with disabilities. Learn about supports for those with disabilities, their families, their peers, and those who educate them.
District Autism Training

District Autism Training

Intended for district teams, the two-day institute focuses on a district-wide approach for improving outcomes for students with ASD.
Introduction to ASD

Introduction to ASD

A collection of resources that provides parents and professionals with foundational information for understanding autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Learn about Autism: Learn about ASD

Learn about ASD

Learn the causes and characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Autism Help: Request Help from the Autism Center at OCALI

Request Help from the Autism Center at OCALI

The Autism Center at OCALI provides high quality professional development and consultation services to school districts and other educational organizations.
Autism Awareness Month 2014

Autism Awareness Month 2014

April is recognized as National Autism Awareness Month and provides an opportunity to educate the public about autism spectrum disorders.
Donna's Favorites

Donna's Favorites

A series of recommended resources geared towards the needs of families.
OCALI's Response to the Newtown Tragedy

OCALI's Response to the Newtown Tragedy

OCALI responds to the events of December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut.
Ohio Autism Recommendations

Ohio Autism Recommendations

Supporting Ohioans with Autism for Meaningful and Successful Lives
Ohio to Expand Availability of Services for Children with Autism

Ohio to Expand Availability of Services for Children with Autism

Autism services will be included as part of the essential health benefit package that federal law requires in every state beginning in 2014.
Sondra Williams Receives Courage Award from Governor Kasich

Sondra Williams Receives Courage Award from Governor Kasich

OCALI Board Member Honored During the State of the State Address
STACK Summer Institute

STACK Summer Institute

Comprehensive, interactive training designed to give professionals hands-on instruction to enhance their ability to plan for and serve students with autism spectrum disorders.
ASD Self-Check Checklist

ASD Self-Check Checklist

Characteristics and Qualities of an Effective Support Person for Individuals with ASD
ASD Service Guidelines

ASD Service Guidelines

These guidelines offer basic concepts related to providing supports for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
I Suspect My Child Has Autism: A Four-Step Guide for Ohio Parents on What to Do Next

I Suspect My Child Has Autism: A Four-Step Guide for Ohio Parents on What to Do Next

Discover whether a family member has the characteristics of Autism. (Available in Spanish)
Ohio's Parent Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Ohio's Parent Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders

Explore an overview of the world of autism spectrum disorders developed by Ohio parents. Discover a broad range of experiences with resources, supports, interventions and services.
Transition to Adulthood Guidelines

Transition to Adulthood Guidelines

Receive comprehensive guidance during the process of transition to adulthood for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
What to Do When Your Child Exhibits Dangerous Behavior

What to Do When Your Child Exhibits Dangerous Behavior

A guide to help families get the support they need when a child exhibits dangerous behavior.
The Employee with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Employee with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A video and toolkit about employees with autism spectrum disorders.
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.
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.
Services and Supports Database

Services and Supports Database

Access providers who serve individuals with disabilities in Ohio.
ASD and Technology Supports Workshop

ASD and Technology Supports Workshop

This full-day workshop will review the underlying characteristics of ASD as well as various technologies, including mobile technologies and apps for curriculum access.
Autism and the Dentist

Autism and the Dentist

This training is one of the Families with Autism Medical Lecture Series (FAMLS) which features local experts in autism spectrum disorders.
Autism Seldom Walks Alone! A Discussion on Co-Occurring Conditions

Autism Seldom Walks Alone! A Discussion on Co-Occurring Conditions

As researchers have studied autism disorders more carefully, they have come to realize that autism often is accompanied by additional conditions that can cause difficulties.
Educational Identification Series

Educational Identification Series

OCALI hosts a five-day Educational Identification Series designed for school-based evaluation teams.
Introduction to The PLAY Project Workshop

Introduction to The PLAY Project Workshop

This workshop provides an overview of the PLAY Project parent-training model of early autism intervention.
OCALICON 2014: OCALICON

OCALICON

The nation's premier conference in: Autism, Assistive Technology and Low-Incidence Disabilities
Access to the Curriculum Webinar Series: Access to the Curriculum

Access to the Curriculum

Learn about students with complex needs and the challenges that accompany the education of students with significant cognitive disabilities.
Access to the Curriculum Webinar Series: Access to the Curriculum - Part 1

Access to the Curriculum - Part 1

Learn to build dispositions to addresses the challenges that accompany the education of students with intensive disabilities.
Access to the Curriculum Webinar Series: Access to the Curriculum - Part 2

Access to the Curriculum - Part 2

Develop appropriate lesson plans, design environments, and learn about curriculum access for students with intensive disabilities.
Access to the Curriculum Webinar Series: Access to the Curriculum - Part 3

Access to the Curriculum - Part 3

Explore assistive technology and other instructional tools to help students with intensive disabilities get the most out of instruction.
Access to the Curriculum Webinar Series: Access to the Curriculum - Part 4

Access to the Curriculum - Part 4

Learn great program features that impact learning and life for students with intense disabilities.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Introduction

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Introduction

Gain knowledge regarding the 11-part series on understanding and addressing the challenging behaviors of individuals with complex disabilities.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 1

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 1

Learn how to define a specific challenging behavior and a process to look comprehensively at what driving the behavior.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 10

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 10

Explore the final steps in developing the behavior plan.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 11

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 11

Learn about the Strategy, Assessment, and Revision Tool (SART). This tool matches interventions with the strengths and characteristics of the individual with complex needs.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 2

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 2

Discover the importance of data analysis when making decisions to address challenging behavior.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 3

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 3

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.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 4

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 4

Explore antecedents in detail identifying setting events and things that might trigger a challenging behavior.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 5

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 5

Explore the impact of reinforcing consequences have on the identified behavior.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 6

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 6

Learn the why or the function of the behavior.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 7

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 7

Discover student strengths, skills, talents, and interests and how they can be used to address challenging behavior.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 8

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 8

Explore skills that a student might be missing which might have an impact on why the student is engaging in challenging behavior.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 9

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 9

Identify replacement and related skills for the challenging behavior.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Video Series2: Addressing Challenging Behavior - Point of View

Addressing Challenging Behavior - Point of View

Gain perspective and raise your expectations for the individuals with unique and complex challenges. Imagine the possibilities, and change your point of view.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior Docs: Addressing Challenging Behavior Documents

Addressing Challenging Behavior Documents

Browse through and follow along with the Addressing Challenging Behavior video series.
Autism 101 Webinar: Autism 101

Autism 101

Gain knowledge of characteristics and interventions specific to ASD in this introductory video.