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Autism and the Structure and Function of Synapses

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Puzzle Piece Project and Autism Awareness Month

For Students K - 12th Standards
Looking for ways to include your class members in Autism Awareness Month? Use a packet that provides several opportunities to include the student body in an important campaign. 
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Autism And The Brain

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Help your class understand Autism. They conduct research into how the brain is effected by the disorder of autism. Then they write a letter to the Center For Disease Control about their findings and forward some of the new research to them.
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Autism iHelp – Language Concepts

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
A parent of a child with autism, and a speech-language pathologist together developed this language-intervention app to be used with students with severe to moderate autism. 
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Educating Children about Autism in an Inclusive Classroom

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
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...
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Music Lesson Plan for Teaching Children with (Severe) Autism

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Here's a packet of music activities designed specifically for children with autism. Kids learn greeting, echo, and repertory songs, as well as rhythmic patterns to play rhythm instruments.
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Top 8 Exercises for Autism Fitness

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Create an inclusive physical education program with help from eight exercises designed to met of the needs of children with autism. Activities include ball work, hurdles, bear crawls, resistance bands, star jumps, and the Scramble. 
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A New Way to Diagnose Autism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While primarily based on his research regarding autism in early childhood, award-winning researcher Ami Klin also offers great insight into how our brains develop from birth and discusses the necessity of social interaction early in...
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Bringing Attention to Autism Awareness Month

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
A short description of Autism Awareness Month and a few fun activities to engage your autistic learners.
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Autism Speaks School Community Toolkit

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Guide members of the educational community in understanding and supporting autistic learners. A kit from Autism Speaks includes an array of tools designed for parents, teachers, and community members. 
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Visual Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

For Teachers K - 12th
Because autism manifests in so many different ways it is referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). No one approach is appropriate for learners with autism. The idea of this packet if to provide a variety of approaches and materials...
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Autism - What Is It?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, and compare expected child development with development that may indicate a diagnosis of these disorders. The final project for the lesson plan is the creation of...
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Tools to Support the Unique Needs of Learners with Autism

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Tools Tools Tools! Here is a collection of printables, templates, graphic organizers, and other classroom tools that support the unique needs of children with autism. From handwriting to hand washing and speaking out to listening, these...
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9th Grade Reading Module: Autism, Temple Grandin & Daniel Tammet

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and...
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Autism is a World

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Explore Autism by watching the CNN presentation: Autism is a World. Upper graders view and discuss the documentary  identify the symptoms and characteristics of autism, research treatment options, and create an informational brochure.
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Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator’s Guide

For Teachers K - 8th
A clear, straightforward guide to autism is a great introduction to educational strategies and resources for educators and parents. With background information about autism, an explanation to educational approaches, resources for...
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Life Journey through Autism: An Educator’s Guide to Asperger Syndrome

For Teachers K - 8th
Whether this the first time you've had a learner with Asperger Syndrome in your class, or you have years of experience with learners on the autism spectrum, a booklet about the best ways to accommodate these kids in the classroom could...
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Supporting Learning in the Student with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners with autism face many challenges. Help them to meet these challenges with a packet loaded with practical suggestions, activities, and materials.
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World Autism Awareness Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this World Autism Awareness Day activity, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose correct words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey.
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Physical Education for Pupils with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Teachers will find this resource helpful in addressing sensory issues and communication (visual and verbal) when it comes to implementing a good quality PE experience for those with an autistic spectrum disorder. The resource provides...
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Understanding Motor Planning Deficits in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Packet with possibilities, a helpful presentation is designed to provide information about motor planning deficits in learners with autism spectrum disorder. The presentation also models activities that improve planning and develop motor...
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Fun Activity for Young Children with Autism

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Stimulate the senses with this fun activity for young children with Autism. The class makes sensory bottles to use during breaks, down time, or sensory time. They fill the bottles with water, beads, string, glitter, and food coloring,...
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Lessons for Young Children with Autism

For Teachers K
Here are a variety of lessons geared for young children with Autism. There are 12 short activities intended to build attention, imitation, communication, independent living, social, motor, and literacy skills. Each skill is geared toward...
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Empathy, Friendship, and Support

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Everyone is different—which is a great reason to teach empathy to everyone. Teach neurotypical learners about autism, including a definition and how students with autism sometimes act in the classroom, with a language arts lesson about...

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