Monday, September 23, 2013

Autism Speaks Took Kits - All In One Place

100 Day Kit Download the 100 Day Kit here! The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit were created specifically for newly diagnosed families to make the best possible use of the 100 days following their child's More... Advocacy Tool Kit The Advocacy Tool Kit aims to help both individuals on the spectrum and their families develop and use critical advocacy skills in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. The goal of this tool kit is to provide a basic knowledge of More... Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit Download the AS/HFA Kit for free! You can also view a PDF of each section by clicking on the links below. Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit Sections Introduction, Symptoms and Causes List of Strengths and Challenges Executive More... ATN/AIR-P An Introduction to Behavioral Health Treatments Behavioral challenges are a common problem for children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Many children with ASD have challenges managing certain behaviors such as aggression or not following directions in addition to experiencing limitations in More... ATN/AIR-P Autism and Medication: Safe and Careful Use More than half of children with autism take medicine at some point during their childhood. Deciding to use medicine to treat children with autism is a difficult decision for most families. The Autism and Medication: Safe and Careful Use tool kit was More... ATN/AIR-P Blood Draw Tool Kit Blood Draw Tool Kit for Parents Has your child with ASD had a negative experience during a doctor’s visit that has left him or her feeling anxious? Does the prospect of having your child’s blood drawn make you anxious as well? Perhaps this More... ATN/AIR-P Dental Professionals' Tool Kit Many children experience a great deal of anxiety when visiting the dental practitioner’s office, especially those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Feelings of anxiety may be caused by a number of factors including a fear of the unknown, difficulties More... ATN/AIR-P Guide for Managing Constipation in Children Many children have constipation. Children with autism might have more problems with constipation than other children. Difficulty with things like sitting on the toilet and eating different foods can make treating constipation challenging. The Guide for More... ATN/AIR-P Medication Decision Aid Many families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are faced with the option of using medicines to help treat their child’s challenging behaviors. This is a tough ATN/AIR-P Parent's Guide to Applied medical decision and there is no one right answer. Though many children More... Behavior Analysis This tool kit is an informational guide to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). It is designed to provide you with a better understanding of ABA, how your child can benefit, and where/how you can seek ABA services. ABA is a set of principles that form the basis More... ATN/AIR-P Parent's Guide to Toilet Training in Autism Each child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is different. But children with ASD have some common problems that can make toileting training hard for them. Knowing about these problems can help you come up with different ways to meet your child’s More... ATN/AIR-P Sleep Tool Kit-Parent Booklet and Quick Tips Many children with ASD have difficulty with sleep. This can be stressful for children and their families. This informational booklet is designed to provide parents with strategies to improve sleep in their child affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASD). More... ATN/AIR-P Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorder The Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorder tool kit provides a step-by-step, easy-to-understand introduction to visual supports and the ways that parents and other caregivers can begin using them. The pamphlet provides practical examples of how to begin More... Challenging Behaviors Tool Kit Sometimes the difficulties of autism can lead to behaviors that are quite challenging for us to understand and address. Most individuals with autism will display challenging behaviors of some sort at some point in their lives. Autism Speaks has created this More... Dental Tool Kit Download the Dental Tool Kit here! Oral health is a very important component of healthy daily living. But for some children with autism, oral health habits can be challenging. Autism Speaks has teamed up with Colgate and Philips-Sonicare to create a dental More... Employment Tool Kit Autism Speaks would like to help you with your employment search by giving you tools and tips while you look for a job. As an adult on the autism spectrum, you have strengths and abilities that employers are just beginning to understand. We have written More... Family Support Tool Kits Family members and friends of individuals with autism are presented with many joys and many challenges throughout their lives. Learning that a family member or friend is affected by autism is a powerful moment. People respond with a wide array of More... Housing and Residential Supports New! Click on the image below for more information! As part of the transition from childhood to adult life, planning inevitably includes housing decisions. Finding and securing housing and residential supports for adults with autism spectrum More... Individualized Education Program (IEP) Guide and Other Resources Download the IEP Guide here! Individualized Education Program (IEP): Summary, Process and Practical Tips from Goodwin Procter LLP After months of research, a team of lawyers at Goodwin Procter LLP has generously put together a helpful guide to help More... Manual de los 100 Días Manual de 100 Días de Autism Speaks fue diseñado exclusivamente para familias que recientemente fueron evaluadas, para hacer el mejor uso de los 100 días después del diagnoses de autismo. El manual contiene informacíon y More...e to Autism Drug Research Purpose of this guide The decision to become a Participant's Guide to Autism  participant in drug research is an important one, all the more so if you are making this decision for your child or other dependent. It is an option that is becoming increasingly available to individuals and More... Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Guide The Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Guide is designed to help you and your family explore the different opportunities and learning environments after leaving high school. With only about one third of youth with autism attending college in young More... School Community Tool Kit A tool kit to assist members of the school community in understanding and supporting students with autism. The purpose of this kit is to provide helpful information about students with autism and tools and strategies to achieve positive interactions and More... Talking to Parents About Autism Kit Today, 1 in 88 American children is diagnosed with autism. As an early childhood educator, you may be the first to notice when a child is not meeting typical developmental milestones. When this happens, you need to talk to the parents and urge them to have More... Tips for Successful Haircuts Haircuts can sometimes be difficult for people with autism. The challenges can range from sensory issues to anxiety about what will happen during the haircutting process. Autism Speaks has partnered with Snip-its and Melmark New England to develop a More... Transition Tool Kit Download the Transition Tool Kit here! The Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit was created to serve as a guide to assist families on the journey from adolescence to adulthood. Anyone can download the Transition Tool Kit for free!