Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled (MSSD) has released a new curriculum that includes "over 1,000 new instructional activities for students with severe disabilities...." From their announcement: "The curriculum units are aligned with the strands and domains of the Missouri Learning Standards which are the universal format based on the Essential Elements for the … [Read more...] about Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled (MSSD) – DESE Model Alternative Curriculum
We’ve posted 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 month's video features Terri Carrington, M.A., CCC-SLP, who has served as Project ACCESS Associate Director, Autism Resources Specialist, … [Read more...] about Continuing the focus on data in this month’s Autism Minute
Project ACCESS will begin the second cohort of our newest teacher training initiative, Project ACCESS Autism Credential/Project ACCESS Autism Team Support (PAAC/PAATS) this fall, designed with the goal of improving services and outcomes for children who have autism. For several years, we have been collecting feedback from Missouri educators and administrators and carefully … [Read more...] about Complete the Project ACCESS Autism Credential (PAAC) initiative and earn graduate credit and a graduate certificate!
The National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence & Practice (NCAEP) team at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute released a new report on April 27th on their findings and the literature review on "Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism". Included are newly identified practices and new data and information about implementing … [Read more...] about Newly Released Report on “Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism”
During these still uncertain times, Project ACCESS would like to remind you that we are here to support Missouri's educators, students and caretakers. While we are not in the office, we are at work, doing all we can to provide continuity in our provision of training, resources and support services. We continue to post additional information to our Resources page on our … [Read more...] about Resources for Educators and Parents during the COVID-19 pandemic