Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About by Haley Moss From the description: CEC Yes I Can Award Winner! Middle school is an intimidating time for most students, but for students with autism spectrum disorder, it can be a veritable minefield of hidden curriculum rules, social misunderstandings and cliques - and that's before they even get to the academics! In Middle … [Read more...] about #PAFollowTheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About
Project ACCESS would like to introduce and welcome Tammy Gunter, Ed.S., our newest Autism Resource Specialist, to staff! Tammy brings valuable experience and knowledge to our team of professionals serving Missouri students with autism and the educators that guide them. Let's learn a bit about her: Tell me about … [Read more...] about Meet our newest Autism Resource Specialist, Tammy Gunter, Ed.S.
Here’s a reminder that Project ACCESS proudly serves as host for the Autism Educators’ Network (AEN) meetings twice per year. Due to the rapid growth in the numbers of children with autism being served in schools, the Autism Educators Network (AEN) was organized in the spring of 1999 to network key educators involved with students who experience Autism Spectrum Disorder … [Read more...] about Dr. Linda Barboa, speaking on “Autism: What Schools are Missing” at the Fall 2019 Autism Educators’ Network meeting
Here are several links to children’s books about a child with ASD and his/her sibling. These encompass stories to teach children about their sibling with ASD, share experiences with other children who have siblings with ASD, and help siblings and parents cope with specific characteristics of autism that can make relationships challenging at times. This is not an exhaustive … [Read more...] about CHILDREN’S BOOKS ABOUT ASD FOR SIBLINGS – a Project ACCESS Fact Sheet
Learners on the Autism Spectrum ~ Preparing Highly Qualified Educators and Related Practitioners (Second Edition) by Kari Dunn Buron, MS, and Pamela Wolfberg, PhD. Autism Society Literary Award Winner. From the description: "The second edition of this highly popular textbook has been updated and expanded with focus on perspectives of evidence-based practice, as well as … [Read more...] about #PAFollowtheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Learners on the Autism Spectrum