Promoting Communication Between School and Home

Set up a Consistent Form of Communication Send out a poll to parents to get feedback about communication preferences (i.e., email, phone, text, Zoom, etc.) Utilize existing communication platforms such as Class DoJo or newsletters Use a web-based platform such as Remind.com that allows teachers to text parents without using personal phone numbers Use a… Read more Promoting Communication Between School and Home

Using a Schedule Effectively for Distance Learning [Educators]

Schedules are an Evidence Based Practice that can help students be more available for learning. They are helpful to all students by clarifying what is going to happen, increasing predictability and making abstract concepts such as time concrete, and they help students to be more independent. Here are a few ideas on how you can… Read more Using a Schedule Effectively for Distance Learning [Educators]

Using a Schedule Effectively for Distance Learning [Caregivers]

Schedules are an evidence based practice that can help children be more available for learning. They are helpful to all children by clarifying what is going to happen, increasing predictability, and making abstract concepts such as time concrete, and they help children be more independent. Here are a few ideas on how you can utilize… Read more Using a Schedule Effectively for Distance Learning [Caregivers]

Principles of Explicit Instruction for Distance Learning [Educators]

The text Explicit Instruction by Anita L. Archer and Charles A. Hughes outlines a systematic and engaging instructional delivery method called explicit instruction which is appropriate for all students, including those at risk and with disabilities. Explicit instruction is useful across a variety of subjects and any grade level. While the text was not written… Read more Principles of Explicit Instruction for Distance Learning [Educators]

Principles of Explicit Instruction for Distance Learning [Caregivers]

The text Explicit Instruction by Anita L. Archer and Charles A. Hughes outlines a systematic and engaging instructional delivery method called explicit instruction which is appropriate for all children, including those who may be struggling or who may have a disability. Explicit instruction is useful across many of subjects and grade levels. To read the… Read more Principles of Explicit Instruction for Distance Learning [Caregivers]

Selecting a Behavioral Services Provider

When choosing a behavioral provider for your child or adult with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there are areas of consideration that will help you to make an effective selection. Determine the provider’s qualifications and be sure you understand their governing philosophy on behavior intervention. Searching and Qualifications A good place to start a search… Read more Selecting a Behavioral Services Provider