Successful Problem-Solving for High-Functioning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kerry Mataya, MEed and Penney Patterson Owens, MEd, BCBA From the description: Our lives are full of problems -- small and large -- from knowing how to find pencil to understanding what to do if you are bullied. Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) … [Read more...] about #PAFollowTheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Successful Problem-Solving for High-Functioning Students with ASD
School is back in session, so training is on the minds of educators who want to stay on top of current resources and keep their skills sharp! Project ACCESS is scheduling trainings and we've got some all set up for you to join: Introduction to the Education of Students with Autism - This two-day training (we also have a free online version, completed at your own … [Read more...] about Fall into autism training with Project ACCESS!
Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism by Temple Grandin From the description: In this unprecedented book, Grandin delivers a report from the country of autism. Writing from the dual perspectives of a scientist and an autistic person, she tells us how that country is experienced by its inhabitants and how she managed to breach its boundaries to function in … [Read more...] about #PAFollowTheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Thinking in Pictures
While you may know that Project ACCESS is Missouri's state education and resource agency, you might not know who provides the autism resources, training/professional development and support services for our valued Missouri educators. We will begin featuring each of our staff members and Autism Team Coaches in upcoming blogs over the next few months but let's start with a list … [Read more...] about Get to know the Project ACCESS staff
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 … [Read more...] about Autism Educators’ Network (AEN)