We found 36 reviewed resources for autism spectrum disorders
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Disorders Extending Beyond the "Norm"
9th - 12th
Learners develop an understanding of autism by engaging in an inquiry-based discussion. Pupils are exposed to the vast array of defining characteristics of autism spectrum disorders. They create posters about the developmental...
Autism and the Structure and Function of Synapses
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take autism awareness in your class to a whole new level. Scholars watch a short video to discover how autism affects the brain. The narrator discusses the effects of altered proteins on neural synapses and the role the nucleus plays in...
What's Really True? Discovering the Fact and Fiction of Autism
7th - 10th
Youngsters investigate autism and autism spectrum disorders. They access a variety of websites which present information on ASD's, and assess how accurate the information they've read actually is. They work in groups and utilize...
Educating Children about Autism in an Inclusive Classroom
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do we meet the needs of learners with autism? Find out with an in-depth study that offers a thorough explanation of autism—what it is and how unique every individual's case may be, nine lesson plans spanning from kindergarten to 12th...
Teaching and Learning About Autism
Pre-K - 12th
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that approximately "1 in 88 American children are on the autism spectrum." The teacher guides and other professional development materials in this collection offer information about and strategies for teaching students on the autism spectrum. Also included are resources that teach all members of the school community about autism and help them develop an understanding of the challenges learners on this spectrum face.
Tracing The Origins of Autism: A Spectrum of New Studies
9th - 12th
Has the occurrence of autism increased over the years, or do the changes in diagnostic criteria account for the difference? High schoolers read an article about autism spectrum disorders and the related epidemiological studies that have...
Developing Handwriting Skills for Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
K - 12th
Here is a resource packed with strategies to help individuals with ASD improve their handwriting skills. Intended for the teacher or specialist, the resource provides background information on reasons learners with ASD have difficulty...
Teaching Children with Autism—Content Area Resources
K - 12th
Browse a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars with autism in kindergarten through 12th grade. Here, you'll find a variety of resources—lesson plans, printables, activities, worksheets, and an app—spanning a range of content areas including English language arts, math, social studies, health, science, and physical education.