Monday, July 30, 2012

Social Script Fading

A description of how to teach using social script fading from the Council for Exceptional Children. recommends...

Friday, July 27, 2012

Restraint and Seclusion Brochure

A helpful resource from the National Autism Association. It includes tips for parents, students, and educators on safe and ethical use of physical restraint procedures.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Activities for Summer Break

A tip sheet on making the most of summer learning opportunities. From Sandbox Learning.

Don't forget about the summer stories, songs and activities from Positively Autism!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Rethink Autism Webinar: Increasing Peer Interaction

Increasing Peer Interaction with Dr. Bridget A.Taylor
July 25th, 6pm EDT / 5pm CDT

In this webinar, we will discuss:
Research-based interventions to increase peer interactions
Skills to target to improve peer relationships
Strategies to make play dates more effective

Register now:

This webinar is free and open to everyone!

Monday, July 23, 2012

Enter to Win a Laminator

School Specialty is having a contest to win a personal laminator. Deadline is July 25. There's more info on their Facebook page: recommends...

Friday, July 20, 2012

Upcoming Sensory Friendly Films

Sensory Friendly Films
Ice Age: Continental Drift
July 21
10 a.m. local time 
Find a Participating Theater:
Tickets are $4-6 depending on location and can be purchased on the day of the event.

Studio Movie Grill Special Needs Screening
Ice Age: Continental Drift
11:00 AM
Find a Theater:
Special needs children and their siblings are free. All other tickets are $5.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Free Social Story Book w/Purchase

This week, Natural Learning Concept is offering a free social story book with all orders over $35. View this offer, as well as their other weekly special here:

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012

Helping Children Stay Organized at Home (Home Visuals)

Perfect for summer when our kids are home! Here are some tips from Sandbox Learning about keeping your children organized using visual supports.

Keep the kids busy this summer!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Buy 4 Sandbox Learning Stories, Get 1 Free

Sandbox Learning is offering a one-time, 3 day only promotion. Buy 4 stories and Get 1 FREE! Don't miss out on this great opportunity. To take advantage of the promotion:
To take advantage of the sale:

1. Go to
2. Click on the Products tab under Shop Sandbox
3. Add five or more stories to your cart
4. Check out as you normally would
5. See the savings!
Please feel free to email us at with any questions. This sale applies only to online purchases processed before 9 am EST on Friday, July 13th. recommends...
The Social Skills Picture Book Teaching play, emotion, and communication to children with autism

Friday, July 6, 2012

Free Educational Apps

The educational website, Cullen's ABCs is offering all of their iPad and iPhone apps for free until July 31st! They have apps for numbers, counting, and songs.

Check out Positively Autism's list of apps for children with autism!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Tips for a Healthy and Happy Summer

Some tips and resources from Autism Speaks on topics such as fitness, play, nutrition, and a national park access pass for children with autism.

Check out Positively Autism's collection of summer stories and activities!

Summer Activities:
Fourth of July Activities: