The resources included in this section may assist teachers and other school personnel in their important work to educate and support students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
- The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities provides information for teachers and administrators to help support their work in helping students with disabilities achieve their full potential.
- The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center includes comprehensive resources on early childhood, many of which are specific to autism.
- The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, U.S. Department of Education, provides schools with capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices.
- The National Autism Center offers "Evidence-Based Practice and Autism in the Schools: A Guide to Providing Appropriate Interventions to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders" (PDF format) .
- Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism Training, a project of Education Service Center Region XIII, has developed the "TARGET: Texas Autism Resource Guide for Effective Teaching" to assist schools in developing practices. The project’s website also offers numerous free online courses for educators and parents.
- The National Academies Press has published an online guide titled "Educating Children with Autism."
- What Works Clearinghouse, from the U.S. Department of Education, publishes intervention reports that evaluate research on curricula and instructional strategies intended to improve academic achievement for students with learning disabilities in grades K–12.
- The Utah Personnel Development Center offers Autism: Essentials for Educators, an introduction to autism for teachers who work with students with high functioning autism and Asperger syndrome.
- Danya International, Inc. and the Organization for Autism Research collaborated to develop "Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator's Guide" (PDF format).
- The National Inclusive Education Initiative, a project of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire, offers complimentary professional development webinars for teachers and administrators.
- The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities.
- The Center for Inclusive Child Care is a resource network for inclusive early-childhood and school-age program providers.
- TinSnips is a special education resource that shares a variety of specialized teaching tools, techniques, worksheets and activities with teachers of students who have ASD and related developmental disabilities.
- Positively Autism offers free teaching resources, applied behavior analysis materials, games, visual supports and more.
- Autism4teachers.com provides materials and information for educators and parents to help students with autism.
- Cindy's Autistic Support offers an extensive collection of classroom resources for educators and parents.
- Special Needs Resource Magazine provides information and resources to assist children with special needs.
- Room5ideas.com is a classroom-focused website dedicated to
helping parents and teachers of students with ASD.
- AutismPro provides online professional development, case management and evidence-based classroom resources.
- Teacher Vision includes resources for educators who work with special needs students. (Annual membership is required.)
- ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is a membership organization that develops programs, products and services to help educators learn, teach and lead.
- BoardmakerShare allows users to share thousands of ready-made Boardmaker activities and connect with people who use them.
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Updated: April 18, 2013