Realities of Autism

This workshop will provide parents, organizations and communities with a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders. We will explore signs and symptoms, who is affected, what to do when you are concerned, diagnosis, risk factors and causes, treatment categories, behavior and communication approaches, dietary approaches, medication, complementary and alternative treatments, research, facts and statistics, and economic impacts.


Autism Spectrum Disorders

This workshop will provide parents, organizations and communities with a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders. We will explore signs and symptoms, who is affected, what to do when you are concerned, diagnosis, risk factors and causes, treatment categories, behavior and communication approaches, dietary approaches, medication, complementary and alternative treatments, research, facts and statistics, and economic impacts.


Texas Autism Supplement

This workshop will introduce the eleven strategies that must be considered for educational programming for students with autism in Texas public schools. Participants will be provided with tools & tables for individualized development of these eleven strategies.


Realidades del Trastorno del Espectro del Autismo

Este taller proveerá a los padres, organizaciones y comuni-dades de un mejor entendimiento sobre los Trastornos del Espectro de Autismo. Exploraremos: los signos y síntomas; a quiénes afecta; qué hacer cuando se sospechan problemas; diagnóstico; factores de riesgo y causas; tipos de tratamien-tos; estrategias de comunicación y conducta; medicamentos; tratamientos complementarios y alternativos; cifras y esta-dísticas; e impacto económico.


Texas Autism Supplement

This webinar will introduce the eleven strategies that must be considered for educational programming for students with autism in Texas public schools. Participants will be provided with tools & tables for individualized development of these eleven strategies.

This webinar is for parents in Regions 9 & 11 only.


Webinars are fun and easy to attend right from the comfort of your own home. All you need is a computer with speakers and an internet connection. All of our presentations are interactive and provide an opportunity to ask questions with our presenters.


2 Commonly Misunderstood Strategies for Students with Autism

ARD/IEP teams must consider In-Home and Community-Based Training as well as Parent/Family Training and Support for students with Autism. However, many districts do not have a good understanding of these strategies or how to determine appropriate training and support.

The In-Home and Community-Based Training & Parent/Family Training and Support resource manual on the ESC 10 website provides information, procedural guidance and practical considerations for trainers responsible for developing and implementing individualized in-home & community-based services and individualized Parent/Family Support services.

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6 Tips to Prepare Your Child with Autism for a Trip to the Dentist

Preparing for a dental visit can entail some strategic planning for parents of kids with autism.  Although it may never be a trip that is smooth sailing for children with autism or any special needs, it can be better with the right amount of planning.

This Friendship Circle Blog post provides useful tips to use to make sure you are able to make the visit as comfortable as possible for your child with Autism.


3 Ways Technology Can Help Students with Autism

“It is a statistic that most Americans would probably be stunned to find is so prevalent: One of out every 68 kids in the United States is on the autism spectrum, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While it’s true that most children these days are considered “digital natives,” children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) also find themselves most comfortable with a device in their hands.”

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Need Info about Autism in Multiple Languages?

The USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities has translated the “Learn the Signs. Act Early” autism fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) into multiple languages to reach underserved populations.

Languages include: Arabic, Armenian, Farsi, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese, as well as Spanish and English.

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