Free Autism Educational Resources

 

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with Autism

Autism Vision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with Autism facilitates social inclusion of children (ages 8 to 11) with autism in general education elementary school classrooms. This program includes an approximately 15 minute video and complementary Facilitator's Guide. The program can be implemented by a parent, teacher, or other advocate to help neurotypical peers understand autism and learn how to treat their classmate with autism as a friend.

   

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Autism Vision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger's facilitates social inclusion of children (ages 8 to 11) with high-functioning autism or Asperger's in general education elementary school classrooms. This program includes an approximately 15 minute video and complementary Facilitator's Guide. The program can be implemented by a parent, teacher, or other advocate to help neurotypical peers understand high-functioning autism or Asperger's and learn how to treat their classmate with autism as a friend.

   

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Teens with Autism

Autism Vision: Creating Classroom Connections for Adolescents with Autism facilitates social inclusion of children (ages 8 to 11) with autism in general education middle school classrooms. This program includes an approximately 15 minute video and complementary Facilitator's Guide. The program can be implemented by a parent, teacher, or other advocate to help neurotypical peers understand autism and learn how to treat their classmate with autism as a friend.

     

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Teens with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Autism Vision: Creating Classroom Connections for Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger's facilitates social inclusion of students (ages 12 to 15) with high-functioning autism or Asperger's in general education middle school classrooms. This program includes an approximately 15 minute video and complementary Facilitator's Guide. The program can be implemented by a parent, teacher, or other advocate to help neurotypical peers understand high-functioning autism or Asperger's and learn how to treat their classmate with autism as a friend.

     

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections in Elementary School Staff

This multimedia training program is designed to teach paraeducators (i.e. one-on-one aides) and other non-educator elementary school staff about autism and teach them skills needed to more effectively interact with students with ASD. The program includes a training guide, participant workbook and audiovisual program.

     

Supporting Transition in Vocation and Education (STRIVE)

As an innovative and skill-building resource, STRIVE supports  adolescents and young adults (ages 16 to 21) with Asperger Syndrome and/or High-Functioning Autism (AS/HFA)in making decisions about where to apply for college, how to apply, how to manage college interviews, and how to prepare for the transition to college life.  The program includes a Facilitator's Guide, Student Workbook and an Audiovisual Program.

     

Caring for Caregivers: For Groups of Caregivers of Young Children with ASD

An education and support group curriculum, Caring for Caregivers is designed for professionals or paraprofessionals to use to help caregivers of individuals with autism across the lifespan reduce the stress, burden, depression and anxiety related to caregiving. This program is designed for groups of caregivers of young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The program contains a Facilitator's Guide, Participant Workbook, and audiovisual program. Caregiver Community is a complementary website which can be used to find and share resources with other caregivers in their Caring for Caregiver groups or in their local community.     

  

Caring for Caregivers: For Groups of Caregivers of School Aged Children with ASD

An education and support group curriculum, Caring for Caregivers is designed for professionals or paraprofessionals to use to help caregivers of individuals with autism across the lifespan reduce the stress, burden, depression and anxiety related to caregiving. This program is designed for groups of caregivers of school aged children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The program contains a Facilitator's Guide, Participant Workbook, and audiovisual program. Caregiver Community is a complementary website which can be used to find and share resources with other caregivers in their Caring for Caregiver groups or in their local community.

     

Caring for Caregivers: For Groups of Caregivers of Adolescents and Young Adults with ASD

An education and support group curriculum, Caring for Caregivers is designed for professionals or paraprofessionals to use to help caregivers of individuals with autism across the lifespan reduce the stress, burden, depression and anxiety related to caregiving. This program is designed for groups of caregivers of adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The program contains a Facilitator's Guide, Participant Workbook, and audiovisual program. Caregiver Community is a complementary website which can be used to find and share resources with other caregivers in their Caring for Caregiver groups or in their local community.

     

Caring for Caregivers: For Groups of Caregivers of Adults with ASD

An education and support group curriculum, Caring for Caregivers is designed for professionals or paraprofessionals to use to help caregivers of individuals with autism across the lifespan reduce the stress, burden, depression and anxiety related to caregiving. This program is designed for groups of caregivers of adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The program contains a Facilitator's Guide, Participant Workbook, and audiovisual program. Caregiver Community is a complementary website which can be used to find and share resources with other caregivers in their Caring for Caregiver groups or in their local community.