Resources for Teachers

Check out this page for resources and strategies you can use in your classroom.

internet  Useful Websites:   This site was set up by several teachers of students with autism in Florida.  They have information about behavior supports, sample visual cues and supports, datasheets, and even an area with suggestions for setting up the structure of the classroom.  Some of the files requires Boardmaker to open.  This site contains a variety of picture cards, games, and activities to use with students with autism.  The pictures and activities can be printed and used, and the games can be set up for students with autism to play on the computer.

books Books:

Tasks Galore, by Laurie Eckenrode, Pat Fennell, and Kathy Hearsey.

This book contains a compilation of 250 tasks displayed in color photographs using structured teaching methodology to give teachers ideas of work tasks they can create for students that incorporate a variety of manipulative, sensory, and visual elements to teach topics from preschool through elementary curriculum.

Inclusive Programming for Middle School Students with Autism/Asperger's Syndrome, by Sheila Wagner, M.Ed.

This book provides helpful information, tips, and strategies for including students with autism and Asperger Syndrome at the middle school level.

The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond, By Jed Baker, Ph.D.

This is a picture book that teachers can use with high school students with autism to teach appropriate social skills, interactions, and responses in particular situations.  The book contains a section for teachers with suggestions for how to use the book and a section for students with pictures, thought bubbles, and conversation bubbles demonstrating the right way and wrong way to interact and behave in certain situations.    


Dealing with Behavior

Sample data collection form 1: Antecedent/Behavior/Consequence Data

Sample Data Collection Form 2: ABC Data

Sample Data Collection Form 3: Scatterplot Data by Activity Type

Sample Behavior Intervention Plan Format