April 16th marked World Voice Day. And this year, as we encourage people to stop and access their vocal health, we want to address specific challenges in maintaining good vocal habits during a pandemic. Teachers voices are a main source of communication in their classrooms. From everything to the math lesson, to the word of encouragement before the spelling test, … [Read more...] about Masked Up: COVID-19 Voice Challenges and Solutions
In 2020, six states adopted the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (ASLP-IC). This bill needed 10 states to become operational, and that occurred on March 31st as Nebraska signed LB 14 into law. What does this mean for kids with ASD? Historically, Speech-Language Pathologists are often hard to find, particularly in rural communities. This bill … [Read more...] about New Bill May Increase Student Access to Speech-Language Intervention
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!