Discover resources to guide families through transition from school to the next phase of work-school-community-adult life.
Review resources for family members as they navigate the assessment process.
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 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.
Learn about service and treatment information for challenging behavior, including, causes, agency supports and practical tips for dealing with crisis behavior.
Learn about child development and access resources for children ages 0-5. Early Intervention is key to ongoing success as the child grows.
Explore a collection of resources designed specifically for families.
Explore news updates, current research, and effective strategies, plus read inspirational true stories from families.
Discover information about special education services, assistive technology, anti-bullying, social supports, and other topics vital to parents of school age children with disabilities.
A series of recommended resources geared towards the needs of families.
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.
Teach and learn with materials developed for use in meetings and trainings by parents and parent groups across the state of Ohio.
Use this framework to navigate the six critical categories in quality care and find the best fit for you and your family.
Get the support you need when your child exhibits dangerous behavior.
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.
Listen as two parents share their strategies for helping others understand their child's unique characteristics.
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.
Learn strategies to teach social skills to your family member with ASD. Help them develop social competence through this four-part video series.
An overview of agencies serving persons with disabilities including who is eligible, what services these agencies can provide, and additional agency resources.
Discover the Autism Treatment Network (ATN), providing resources to support families from the First 100 Day Kit to information on specific topics of concern.
Do you have questions about Charter Schools and their responsibility for serving students with disabilities? See this new resource from the NICHCY.
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.
Learn about the RedTreehouse, Ohio's online resource for promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of children and young adults, prenatal-25.
The nation's premier conference in: Autism, Assistive Technology and Low-Incidence Disabilities. November 15-17, 2016
Introducing Third Thursday, a new monthly 1-hour webstream series designed for families of individuals with 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.