For Families

CARD-USF has developed this library of online training presentations that are available for you to view or to download.

Neurodiversity in Transitioning to College or Employment

HOW TO START A SUPPORT GROUP

In this presentation, we discuss how to start, market, and recruit members for your group. We also discuss considerations to help you plan your first support group meeting.

Neurodiversity in Transitioning to College or Employment

Neurodiversity in Transitioning to College or Employment

This presentation is for educators and/or families for transitioning to postsecondary environments. The focus is a review of resources to support transition to college and/or employment for individuals with ASD.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview (YouTube)

Individuals and families often have challenges when applying for Supplemental Security Income. This presentation provides valuable information on the application process and tips that can help with getting a positive outcome. Download Text Version

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Supplemental Security Income (YouTube)

Individuals and families often have challenges when applying for Supplemental Security Income. This presentation provides valuable information on the application process and tips that can help with getting a positive outcome. Download Text Version

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Brief Overview of ASD: Medical Providers and Staff in Hospital Settings

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Addressing Sensory Issues

The information in this module addresses Sensory processing disorder and the tools to incorporate sensory activities into a daily routine.

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Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: What to Look For

Behavior

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Understanding the 3 B's: Beliefs, Behavior and Building Support (Presenter)

This tutorial will guide your understanding of the basic beliefs and concepts that are a starting point for building a positive, effective and long lasting behavior supports for your child.

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Abordando los Comportamientos Desafiantes en el Hogar (Spanish)

This presentation will provide information about challenging behavior in the home

Health and Wellness

Sleep Issues for Individuals with ASD, cover

Keeping our Kids Safe

Keeping our Kids Safe Presentation

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Mantener a Nuestros Ninos Suguros

Spanish Presentation

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Dental Care for Individuals with ASD

Doctor talking to teen.

Critical Pathways to Adulthood: Health Literacy, Communication and Self-Management

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Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders

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Pediatric Sleep Problems and ASD

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Autism and Recreation: Getting Off the Bench

For Educators

CARD-USF has developed this library of online training presentations that are available for you to view or to download.

Neurodiversity in Transitioning to College or Employment

Neurodiversity in Transitioning to College or Employment

This presentation is for educators and/or families for transitioning to postsecondary environments. The focus is a review of resources to support transition to college and/or employment for individuals with ASD.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview (YouTube)

Individuals and families often have challenges when applying for Supplemental Security Income. This presentation provides valuable information on the application process and tips that can help with getting a positive outcome. Download Text Version

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Supplemental Security Income (YouTube)

Individuals and families often have challenges when applying for Supplemental Security Income. This presentation provides valuable information on the application process and tips that can help with getting a positive outcome. Download Text Version

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Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: What to Look For

Accommodations/Inclusion

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Administrators Guide to Educational Programming for Students w/ASD (Printable materials)

The classroom observation instruments below can be utilized by general and special education teachers as well as administrators to align classrooms with essential components that best serve students with autism spectrum disorder. Please consider these materials as a package:

  • Administrator Training Video this video will give school administrators information on best practice strategies for both General Education and Special Education classrooms. This training is an introduction to a package of materials that includes the items below.
  • Administrator Guide identifies educational foundations for students with autism, regardless of the classroom setting.
  • Self-contained autism classrooms
  • General education classrooms
    • Observation instrument (Autism Observation Instrument for General Education Classrooms)
    • Tutorial (to guide the use of this instrument during classroom observations)
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Preventing Challenging Behavior for Students with Autism

This presentation is the introductory module for a series addressing how to understand challenging behaviors and incorporating preventative best practice strategies to address students with autism. This training series is best suited for educational staff who have previous basic knowledge or training on the diagnosis of autism.


*This training will be updated as legislative changes and new data is rolled out from the Florida Department of Education so, the training content can remain accurate.
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Believe in One; Believe in All

A video detailing inclusion of a student.

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Autism and Recreation: Getting Off the Bench

Behavior

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Understanding the 3 B's: Beliefs, Behavior and Building Support (Presenter)

This tutorial will guide your understanding of the basic beliefs and concepts that are a starting point for building a positive, effective and long lasting behavior supports for your child.

Learning/Topics

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Reading Comprehension Strategies for Student's with ASD

This tutorial will provide educator's with reading comprehension strategies for student's with ASD.

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Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning in Students with ASD

This presentation is for educational staff who have some general knowledge about ASD and want to better understand how executive functioning in a student with ASD affects classroom performance. There are examples of classroom strategies to address attention, planning and organization.

Neurodiversity in Transitioning to College or Employment

Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning in Students with ASD Part II

This presentation is for educational staff who have viewed the initial Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning training and need additional understanding of how executive functioning in a student with ASD affects classroom performance. There are examples of strategies to address working memory, task initiation, time management, and flexibility.

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BESE Portal to Professional Development Alternatives (PDA)

BESE Portal to Professional Development Alternatives (PDA) offers a variety of online courses for Florida educators that will increase their ability to respond to the needs of students with disabilities. The courses from the PDA site and the PD Portal site have been combined to create a “one-stop” for professional development related to students with disabilities.

For Healthcare Professionals

Training Tutorials for Healthcare Professionals

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Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview (YouTube)

Individuals and families often have challenges when applying for Supplemental Security Income. This presentation provides valuable information on the application process and tips that can help with getting a positive outcome. Download Text Version

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Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: What to Look For

 

 

Other Training Links

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Autism 101 and First Responders Video - DOC

Introduction to ASD for First Responders. Strategies for recognizing, interacting and communicating with persons with autism spectrum disorder in crisis situations.

Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children: An Intervention Model for the Most Serious Challenging Behaviors

 


Impact of Executive Functioning in Learning for Individuals with ASD

 


CARD State-Wide Website Training Resources

This link will take you to the CARD State-Wide Website which includes all CARD sites in the State of Florida and their resources.