Monday, April 30, 2012

Developing Communication Skills for College

A guide from CEC's 7 Steps for Success: High School to College Transition Strategies for Students With Disabilities. recommends...

Friday, April 27, 2012

Panera Top Teacher Contest

Enter a teacher to win a breakfast for their class, a $200 Panera gift card, and $100 in office supplies. recommends...

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Expert Webinar Series

For the rest of April, Rethink Autism is offering free access to their expert webinar series. Rethink Autism is a great resource; be sure to check it out!

Want more free autism training? Visit Positively Autism's online tutorials!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Online Autism Story for Kids

A cute, animated story about being friends with a classmate with autism. Click "Book 2" on this page:

There is also a puzzle coloring activity to go with the story.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Mother's Day Social Skill Story

A brief overview of Mother's Day and what kids can do for mom on the holiday.

View the rest of Positively Autism's collection of Mother's Day Activities here:

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Autism Guide for Military Families

Here's a link to the Autism Speaks resource page for military families. It includes an autism guide and links to support resources.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Q and A with Autism Experts! Part 2

Brookes Publishing is offering an opportunity to submit your questions for Dr. Paula Kluth. Here's more information from Brookes:

Submit your questions on Facebook and Twitter for
for inclusion advocate Paula Kluth by April 16th and check back for her answers starting on April 23rd.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Enter to Win an iPad from the Autism Society

Here's an e-mail I received from the Autism Society of America:

To add to the National Autism Awareness Month excitement, the Autism Society is giving away another iPad!

If you are an Autism Society member – whether you’re just joining us or have been with us 50 years – you are eligible to receive an iPad 2 courtesy of The Puzzling Piece! A winner will be chosen at random on April 30.

To put your name in our drawing, all you need to do is fill out this simple entry form. Please limit your entry to one per person.

Remember, you must be an Autism Society member to enter. In addition to having access to special giveaways, Autism Society members receive the printed and online versions of the Autism Advocate magazine, and enjoy discount codes in our store.

Thank you for being a valued Autism Society supporter.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Passover Freebies

Here are a few Passover resources I found: (includes visual aids/picture symbols for Passover stories and traditions). (Gluten-Free Passover Recipes)

Thursday, April 5, 2012

"Going to Church on Easter" Social Skill Story

There is also a "Social Skill Article" version of this story for older/more verbal students: donates a percentage of your purchase to support the Daily Autism Freebie!

Monday, April 2, 2012

Free Webinar: "The Autism Explosion"

April 4th, 6pm EDT / 5pm CDT

With James Coplan. MD. (
Owner - Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics of the Main Line, PC
Clinical Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

In this webinar, we will:
•Explain the difference between prevalence and incidence
•Review the factors that have given rise to an increased prevalence of ASD  
•Discuss the reasons for the popularity of the perception that we are in an epidemic, and the consequences of this perception

Register here: