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Cindy’s Autistic Support – Provides information on other resources regarding social skills, classroom management etc.

Autism and Asperger Syndrome Educator’s Guides, OAR – These guides provide teachers and other education professionals with a plan for teach a child with autism or Asperger Syndrome in the general classroom setting. In addition to these guides, OAR has other tips for educators.

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) – CSEFEL is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. They have user-friendly training materials, videos, and print resources which are available directly from this website to help early care, health and education providers implement this model. 

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders – This organization strives to promote optimal development and learning of infants, children, and youth with ASD and provide support to their families through the use of evidence-based practices.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
NAEYC provides accreditation for schools that meet certain standards, as well as resources, tools, and information for families and childcare providers.

National Association of Special Education Teachers – The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) has one of the largest sources of information on special education in the United States that teachers have identified as being the most relevant issues faced in the field. The NASET database is updated daily.

Young Children with Challenging Behavior – The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, also known as TACSEI, takes the research that shows which practices improve the social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities and creates free products and resources to help decision makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these best practices in the work they do every day.

Zero to Three – Provides professionals working with very young children and their families an extensive collection of resources aimed at supporting the work of professionals in a variety of early childhood settings.

Autism Classroom Resources:  This blog gives practical tips to teachers on how they can educate and engage students on the spectrum.

Youth in Action! – Leading Your Transition Planning –

A Curriculum for Self-Advocates: Powerful information from The National Autism Resource and Information Center and the Autistic Self Advocacy Network on how to become a self-advocate. This is great information as well for those who are advocates for others.  

Information for Educators and Service Providers– These guides provide teachers and other education professionals with a plan for teach a child on the autism spectrum in the general classroom setting.

99 Questions About Autism – 99 questions and answers about autism covering everything from how do you ask for help to why transitions may be difficult for someone on the spectrum. 

Council For Exceptional Children – The CEC is an international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities.