Friday, October 28, 2011

Make Halloween Enjoyable for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A tip sheet from the Autism Society of America. recommends...

Nick Jr Favorites: Happy Halloween

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

Enter for a Chance to Win a Therapy Hammock

From the Autism File. Contest ends on October 25. recommends...
(Please note that these are different products than the hammock in the above contest).

Ikea Ekorre Swing/hanging Seat/hammock In&outdoor

Therapy Net Swing

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Halloween Activity Story

An activity story (similar to a Social Story TM) in PowerPoint format from recommends...


Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Autism Sleep Strategies

A guide to improving sleep in children with autism from Autism Speaks and the Autism Treatment Network.

View the rest of the sleep resources from Autism Speaks here:

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011

Free Apps this Week Only from Cullen's ABCs

I got this in an e-mail from Cullen's ABCs. It didn't give an ending date, so I'm not sure how long this deal goes on:

"In loving memory of Steve Jobs all Cullen’s Abc’s iPhone/iPad apps are free this week. Please share with your friends."

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Enter to Win a Copy of "Pivotal Response Treatments for Autism"

Just a Reminder!, the parent website of the Daily Autism Freebie, is having a contest to win a copy of the PRT book by Drs. Lynn and Robert Koegel and colleagues. More information is available here:

Pivotal Response Treatment for Autism: Communication, Social, & Academic Development

Friday, October 7, 2011

Halloween PECS Sheet

A sheet of picture symbols relating to Halloween. Could be used for a bingo game, for social stories, or for vocabulary development. recommends...
Halloween Fun (Dover Coloring Books)
Halloween Fun Coloring Book

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Spanish Support Group for Special Needs - Plano, TX

Nitchy Santiago will be presenting to the Spanish Support Group in Plano on October 15th at 7 pm. Learn about behavioral interventions and connect with other parents.

If you would like to attend please RSVP to:

The event will be held at:
St. Mark's Pastoral Center
1100 W 15th Street
Plano, Texas 75075
Upstairs in Suite 202 or Suite 209

The sponsoring organization, The Behavior Exchange, is also having a Halloween party on Monday, October 31st. Please contact them through their website for more information: