Intervention and Treatment, 2010
This category contains resources, products and helpful websites around specific interventions and treatment strategies. This category also contains information on identifying evidence based practices.
This toolkit was developed to support health care professionals in the identification and ongoing management of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the medical home. The toolkit is divided in to the following sections listed below. Please choose a section for specific information and tools that can be found in the toolkit.
This lecture introduces the foundations of behavioral assessment and treatment of significant challenging behavior in persons with autism. The assessment and intervention principles discussed are firmly grounded in the behavior analytic research literature, and have enjoyed widespread clinical application with a diverse range of behaviors including aggression, self-injury, stereotypy, property destruction, and pica. Video & PowerPoint by Dr. Michael Powers
Sharon Irwin and Elena Soukakou discussed two new tools for measuring the quality of inclusion in preschool classes and programs. This material was discussed at the National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute in May.
The Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) National Learning Network was formed by a coalition of states and organizations. Network members are united in the desire to use rating and improvement strategies to elevate the quality of care in state early care and education systems and to support and improve children?s development. We provide information, learning opportunities and direct technical assistance to states that have a QRIS or that are interested in developing one.
A new evaluation science brief from the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs offers a research-based interpretation of the recently released findings from the Head Start Impact Study, which showed that at the end of first grade, children who had attended Head Start when they were 3 or 4 years of age were at the same level as control group children on many measures.
Together We Make a Difference: An Inclusive Service Learning Curriculum for Elementary Learners With and Without Disabilities is an innovative curriculum providing educators and youth workers with a new tool for engaging all elementary-age learners in service learning.
This 28-minute video was produced for use by the University of North Carolina School of Government and other legal organizations in consultation with UNC Division TEACCH to develop continuing legal education training regarding the identification, safety, and needs of those with autism in their communities.
New Online Course: Early intervention, education and support for young children with Down syndrome (birth to 5 years)
This is an online course of 10 web seminars offering comprehensive information and guidance for families and professionals supporting young children with Down syndrome from birth to 5 years.