ANNOUNCING IATTAP SUMMER 2013
TEAM PRACTICUM SCHEDULE
LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE!!!
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Are you an individual 18-65 with an Autism Spectrum Disorder who is unemployed or underemployed? Here is an opportunity to participate in research at Northwestern University regarding employment interviewing skills. You will be compensated for your time and travel. Read more...
IATTAP End of Year Progress Report
Illinois Autism Training and Technical Assistance Project is pleased to present its progress report for Fiscal Year 2012. View a copy of the report here. Download a summary of the report here.
Bullying is a challenging issue that many schools and families are struggling with. Children with an autism spectrum disorder are especially at risk of being bullied. Please read and share this information with
Parents - A study on autism spectrum disorder and bullying is being conducted at Northern Illinois University. If you and your child are interested in participating, please contact them through this link
Announcing New Resources for Parents
Are you new to Autism Spectrum Disorders? Do you have a child recently diagnosed with an ASD? This 4-step Parent Guide is for you.
All parents with a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorders should have this helpful Illinois Parent Manual developed for and by Illinois parents.
ASD Parent Four Step Guide
Illinois Parent Guide 2012
Do you want to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorders? Does your staff need professional development in autism?
Register now for a comprehensive on-line course. For more information on the on-line courses and how to register, click here.
CPDU Credit Course FREE:
54 hours of coursework involving lectures, video, research and activities
OPEN ENROLLMENT – Start and complete on your own schedule. For parents, professionals and all interested participants.
Email Mindy Bolin at email@example.com with name and contact information.
College Credit Courses Illinois State University:
Undergraduate – SED 193.04: Workshop in Special Education: Introduction to Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders – 3 credits
Graduate - SED 452: Graduate Workshop
Foundation Level Workshop in Autism and Related Disorders - 3 credits
*New Course Offering*
Graduate - SED 493.15: Graduate Wokrshop
Advanced Instructional Strategies in ASD - 3 credits (Prerequisite SED 452)
Registration and costs:
Nikki Michalak at NikkiMichalak@ilstu.edu. Please provide name and contact information.
The Illinois Autism Training and Technical
(IATTAP) is an initiative of the Illinois
State Board of Education (ISBE) and joins other ISBE initiatives as part of the
Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Center (ISTAC) providing training and technical assistance to
schools in Illinois. Other ISTAC partners include
IATTAP focuses on educating and supporting children
with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their
families. The Project is operated under a grant to
the School Association for Special Education in DuPage County (SASED) and its major goals are to:
1) Build local capacity
to establish and implement effective educational
supports and services in the least restrictive
environment for children with ASD.
2) Promote a proactive
approach to working with individuals with ASD and their
3) Help children with ASD
remain with their families in their Welcome communities and
4) Increase the
percentage of students on the Autism Spectrum who are
educated in the general education classroom.
5) Increase the effective
and meaningful involvement of parents in their
Kathy Gould, Project Director
First responders' training focuses on autism