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Autism Resources: Resources for Teachers

Resources for Teachers

Autism Consortium (AAC):

Autism Creatives Collective:

Autism Society Central Illinois (ASCI): offers support and programming for area families

Autism Speaks: Source for toolkits, printables

*EdWeb:  and  A professional learning and social network for educators.  Offers free webinars, resources and discussion groups.  (Webinars are archived so you can view them when you have time.)

*Effective Teaching Strategies:

Executive Functioning information:

Family Matters Parent Training and Information Center: offers free trainings throughout Illinois.

Family Resource Center on Disabilities – important links:

Geek Club Books:  Sign up for free resources including some great autism videos for younger children

How to Support Students with ASD, Community for Accredited Online Schools:

Illinois Assistive Technology Program: Device loans for free!

Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse: free lending library with lots of resources on autism.  Not just for EI families/providers.

Illinois STARnet: Free training and professional development.  Emphasis on early childhood education

Information Connections, MarianJoy Medical Library:


Mary Barbara's ABA Blog/Training Site:

National Autism Association/ NAA:

National Autism Center (NAC) at May Institute:

NIH/ National Institute of Mental Health:

*National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder (NPDC):  free professional resources for teachers, therapists, and technical assistance providers who work with individuals with ASD.

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence/ OCALI: offers free training and professional development

*Organization for Autism Research/ OAR:  teachers corner for resources, professional development, training, curriculum

Targeting Autism Resource page:

The Arc of Illinois: Advocates for individuals with ID/DD

The Art of Autism:

The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP): - general information and statewide resources

The Autism Clinic (TAC):- Provides consultation and assessments in District 186 via BCBA call: 217-525-8332

The Center for AAC & Autism:

The Seven Senses Explained:

*Use Visual Strategies: Linda Hodgdon, visual aids for teachers

Books for Teachers

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