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 across the state of Missouri. All interested educational professionals are welcome to attend for informative and enjoyable … [Read more...] about The Fall 2020 Autism Educators’ Network (AEN) meeting will be held via Zoom!
As school resumes and you welcome students back, some of you doing so in a virtual format, we understand you may likely have new challenges, necessary adaptations and many questions, all within an ever-changing environment. While making decisions for now and looking towards the future, please keep in mind that Project ACCESS continues to remain committed to assist you, your … [Read more...] about We are all in this together as Back To School begins
Attention school personnel working with students with autism! Are you ready to do the deep dive into autism evidence-based interventions (EBPs)? Do you want to learn more about strategies based on applied behavior analysis (ABA)? Do you yearn to be skilled at achieving behavior change in students that foster independence, help students achieve best outcomes in terms … [Read more...] about Project ACCESS Autism Credential (PAAC) is now FREE for the first year!
Autism as Context Blindness by Peter Vermeulen, Ph.D. Mom's Choice Award Winner From the description: "Application of Vermeulen's insights into the mind of autism will help individuals with ASD to become ready for the contexts in which they live. While we have become increasingly familiar with the term autistic thinking, people with autism are still misunderstood. In … [Read more...] about #PAFollowTheLeader ~ this month’s book recommendation: Autism as Context Blindness
Here's a new Autism Minute, our brief (usually 5 minutes or less) instructional videos that provide information designed to add to your available resources for serving students with autism and other developmental disabilities. This video features Edna Smith, Ph.D., who has served as Project ACCESS Director, Autism Resources Specialist, Missouri Autism Consultant and Autism … [Read more...] about Project ACCESS Autism Minute: Basic Concepts That Every Autism Educator Needs To “Get”