Friday, March 30, 2012

"Travis the Train Goes on an Easter Egg Hunt" Story

A train-theme story about going on an Easter egg hunt. will donate a percentage of your purchases to support the Daily Autism Freebie!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Q and A with Autism Experts! Part 1

Brookes Publishing is offering an opportunity to submit your questions for Drs. Koegel and Koegel. Here's more information from Brookes:

Submit your questions on Facebook and Twitter for PRT developers Bob and Lynn Koegel; send them by the end of March and check back on Facebook starting on April 9th for their answers.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Easter Vocabulary

An illustrated list of Easter vocabulary words. will donate a percentage of your purchases to support the Daily Autism Freebie!

Monday, March 26, 2012

Peter Cottontail Song with PECS Pictures

Here's a printable sheet with lyrics and PECS-type images for the Easter song, "Peter Cottontail." From Slater Software. recommends...
The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Reading Railroad)

Monday, March 19, 2012

Spring Break Social Story

A social story with PECS images about spring break, including why school is closed, how the daily routine may be different, and some activities that may be done during spring break. From Slater Software.

Need social stories, schedules, visual supports, and teaching materials? Check out Positively Autism's free printable activities and resources!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Friday, March 9, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Sensory Friendly Film - March 10

Please note that not all of these screenings are free. Please see the websites for more information.

The Lorax
March 10
10 a.m. local time
More info and find a participating theater:

Studio Movie Grill:
The Lorax
March 10
11 AM
More info:

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Shamrock Matching Folder Game

Color Match Folder Game (Shamrock Theme) - You color in the circles yourself, or you could make it a different matching game by writing numbers, upper/lowercase letters, etc. in the circles. From recommends...
St. Patrick's Day in the Morning (Clarion books)
St. Patrick's Day in the Morning by Eve Bunting

Monday, March 5, 2012

St. Patrick's Day Vocabulary Game

St. Patrick's Day vocabulary picture cards that could be used for games, matching, flash cards, lessons, etc. From Slater Software. recommends...
St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day by Gail Gibbons

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Autism Speaks iPad 2 Grant

I received this in an e-mail from Autism Speaks. Applications are due March 7!

Through the generosity of Wyndham Worldwide, the Pickle Foundation and Heather Nix of Washington, Autism Speaks will select 160 individuals with autism to receive an Apple iPad 2!

Eligible applicants are individuals who:
- Have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder by a licensed professional,
- Reside in the United States,
- Have limited income and cannot afford to purchase an iPad.

*Note: If you already submitted an application for the HP Slate 2 grant in December 2011, you will automatically be considered for the iPad 2 grant and there is no need to re-apply.

Technology Grant Timeline
February 29: Online Application Opens
March 7: Application Closes
March 8-29: Review Committee Selects Recipients
March 30: Recipients Announced!!
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted by the person with autism or an immediate family member of the person with autism. The Technology Grant Review Committee will review eligible applications based on established criteria and select the iPad grant recipients. Some applicants will be contacted by staff for follow up information. All applicants selected to receive an iPad 2 will be contacted on March 30. Others will receive an email informing them of their status.

Visit the AutismCares website to apply! You must create a login and select AutismCares iPad 2 Grant. recommends...

Apps for Autism: An Essential Guide to Over 200 Effective Apps for Improving Communication, Behavior, Social Skills, and More!