Beginning a new school year has the potential for rewarding and novel situations, yet there may be a few hiccups as well. Finding a way to navigate the challenging portions sometimes means obtaining resources and assistance from multiple sources. For those of you who work with students who experience autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, Project ACCESS … [Read more...] about Starting the school year as – or with – a new Special Education Director
Nathan's Autism Spectrum Superpowers by Lori Leigh Yarborough From the description: "The superhero of this book, Nathan, explains about his Autism Spectrum Superpowers, how they affect him, and ways his friends can help out when his superpowers spiral out of control. This book is a TOOL to empower children and their friends, families and caregivers understand kids with … [Read more...] about #PAFollowTheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Nathan’s Autism Spectrum Superpowers
It's never too early to mark your calendar for training in the next school year! Project ACCESS offers several types of training in different formats. Many of our workshops can be tailored to meet the needs of single school districts and offered onsite. Please contact us if your district is interested in hosting an onsite workshop that might be for your staff only or might be … [Read more...] about Plan Now For Autism Training During Fall 2019!
Uniquely Wired by Julia Cook From the description: "Zak is obsessed with watches. Before that it was trains. He owns hundreds of watches and is quick to tell everyone everything about them. Zak also has autism, so he sometimes responds to the world around him in unconventional ways. As Zak describes his point of view, young readers gain a better understanding … [Read more...] about #PAFollowTheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Uniquely Wired
KSMU ~ Ozarks Public Radio featured a segment today from NPR News on seclusion and restraint, a topic often discussed among educators, families and the community. The following link contains the recorded audio from the radio broadcast, as well as written … [Read more...] about “Desperation and Broken Trust When Schools Restrain Students Or Lock Them In Rooms” ~ a segment from NPR News