AutismOnline Now Offering Autism Resources and Videos for Free
Jul 23, 2013 - 3:02:33 PM
The following research-based, high-quality products now available for free viewing include:
-- Autism Vision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children and
Adolescents with Autism Autism Vision: Creating Classroom Connections
for Children with Autism facilitates social inclusion of children (ages
8 to 15) with autism in general education elementary and middle school
classrooms. Using the accompanying facilitator's guides, these programs
can be implemented by a parent, teacher, or other advocate to help
neurotypical peers understand autism and learn how to treat their
classmate with autism as a friend.
-- Autism Vision: Creating Autism Awareness in Elementary School Staff The
purpose of Autism Vision: Creating Autism Awareness in Elementary School
Staff is to inform paraeducators (i.e., one-on-one aides) and other
noneducator elementary school staff about autism and teach them skills
needed to more effectively interact with students with ASD. This program
includes a video, facilitator's guide, and training participant
-- Supporting Transition in Vocation and Education (STRIVE) As an
innovative and skill-building resource, STRIVE supports adolescents and
young adults (ages 16 to 21) with autism in making decisions about where
to apply for college, how to apply, how to manage college interviews,
and how to prepare for the transition to college life. The program
includes a facilitator's guide, student workbook, and an audiovisual
-- Caring for Caregivers: For Groups of Caregivers of Young Children with
ASD Facilitated by a professional or paraprofessional in a support group
format, this program is designed to empower caregivers of individuals
with ASD across the lifespan and reduce caregiver burden, stress,
anxiety, and depression. This program includes a facilitator's guide,
participant workbooks, and audiovisual programs for caregivers of young
children, school-aged children, adolescents, young adults, and older
Since 2002, Danya has worked to increase public awareness about ASD, and to develop programs and products to improve the lives of individuals with autism and their families. AutismOnline is devoted to providing individuals with autism and their families, educators, and professional caregivers access to research-based, high-quality, affordable resources and products on autism across the lifespan.
The NIH-funded autism product videos are available for free viewing on the AutismOnline YouTube channel and Facebook, and all workbooks, training manuals, and facilitator's guides are available for free download on danya.com and on autismonline.com. Print and hardcopy versions of the NIH-funded autism resources are also available for purchase on AutismOnline or shopdanya.com.
About Danya International, Inc.
Danya's mission is to have an impact on global public health and education through the development and implementation of innovative health communications, research, and technology programs. Danya is based in Silver Spring, Maryland, with offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Nairobi, Kenya. To learn more about the company, visit www.danya.com. To learn more about AutismOnline, visit www.autismonline.com.
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