Welcome to Autism Spectrum Disorders Resources Site!

designed by William R. Horn, Ph.D, BCBA-D

This Wiki space is designed as a resource site for educators to assist in the provision of educational programs based on empirically-supported interventions.

Resource List for Parents and Professionals pertaining to Autism Spectrum Disorders*

The Complete Guide to Autism Treatments—A parent’s handbook: make sure your child gets what works! S.K. Freeman, SKF Books USA, Inc. (2007).

Negotiating the Special Education Maze—A guide for parents and teachers. Winifred Anderson et. al., Woodbine House. Check for latest edition.

Educating Children with Autism. National Research Council. National Academy Press, (2001).

Demystifying Autism Spectrum Disorders—A guide to diagnosis for parents and professionals. Carolyn Throwarth Bruey, Woodbine House (2004).

Activity Schedules for Children with Autism—Teaching independent Behavior-2nd Edition. Lynn McClannahan et. al., Woodbine House (2010).

Incentives for Change—Motivating people with Austism Spectrum Disorders to learn and gain independence. Lara Delmolino, Woodbine House (2004).

Teaching Children with Autism—Strategies to enhance communication and socialization. Kathleen Ann Quill, Delmar Publishers (1995).

Siblings of Children with Autism—A Guide for families. Sandra Harris, Woodbine House (1994).

A Picture’s Worth-PECS and Other visual communication strategies in autism. Andy Bondy, Woodbine House (2001).

Visual Strategies for Improving Communication—Practical supports for school and home. Linda Hodgdon, Quirk Roberts Publishing (1999).

The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to teach children with autism and related disorders. Mary Barbera, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (2007)

Unstrange Minds—Remapping the World of Autism. Roy Richard Grinker, Basic Books (2007).

Effective Practices for Children with Autism: Educational and behavioral support interventions that work. James Luiselli et al., Oxford University Press (2008).

Behavioral Foundations of Effective Autism Treatment. Edited by Erik Mayville and James Mulick, Sloan Publishing (2011).

Evidenced-Based Practice and Autism in the Schools: A guide providing appropriate interventions to students with autism spectrum disorders. Published by the National Autism Center (2009). (www.nationalautismcenter.org)

A Parent's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice and Autism---A guide providing information and resources for families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This guide is published by the National Autism Center (2011). (www.nationalautismcenter.org)

Individualized Autism Intervention for Young Children: Blending discrete trial and naturalistic strategies.
Travis Thompson, Paul H. Brooks Publishing (2011).

How Do I Teach This Kid?--Visual Work Tasks for Beginning Learners on the Autism Spectrum. Kimberly A. Henry, Future Horizons Inc.(2005)

Free Quarterly News letter of the Association of Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT). Go to website and hit the "Free News Letter" in the banner tab.
( www.asatonline.org)

Other resources:

Guidelines for Identification and Education of Children and Youth with Autism (2005). This is a down loadable document that is published by the State Dept. of Special education and is an excellent resource for professionals and parents.
Google: Conn State Dept of Ed. > click on “special ed” > click on “Publications” > scroll down to the above document.

Consumer Guidelines for Identifying, Selecting, and Evaluating Behavior Analysts Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Downloadable document from the Autism Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Association of Behavior Analysis. (www.abainternational.org/Special_Interests/autism.asp ) Scroll down to bottom of page and hit the hot link to” Revised Guidelines……….”

Different Roads for Learning (http://www.difflearn.com) a company that publishes a wide range of materials that have been used in teaching children with developmental disabilities, specifically those who present with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Apps for ASD

Power Point Presentations for Staff Development

Instructional DVD's

Maximum Potential--Giving Children with Autism a Fighting Chance.--this is an 8 volume series of instructional DVD's which provides parents, educators, and therapist with the tools needed to utilize Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in an effective manner for teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related developmental disabilities.
Each Volume contains information pertaining to:
Vol 1: Autism Overview / ABA Overview/ Common ABA Approaches / Verbal Behavior Analysis.
Vol 2: Prompting/ Fading / Shaping / Errorless Teaching
Vol 3: Reinforcement
Vol 4: Discrete Trial Teaching/ Therapy Checklist / Behavior Momentum
Vol 5: Graphing and Data
Vol 6: Set Up
Vol 7: Behavior Management
Vol 8: Natural Environment Teaching (NET) / Social Skills

This entire 8 volume series can be borrowed by staff from the GPS PPS Dept., information regarding ordering copies for individuals or schools can be obtained at:

Professional Journals
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA). Department of Applied Behavior Science, University of Kansas, 1000 Sunnyside Ave., Lawrence Kansas 66045

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders// (JADD). Springer Science, Kluwer Press