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    For children with autism, communication can be a challenging skill to develop. Children with autism often have difficulties with expressive and receptive language, thus impacting their ability to effectively communicate..
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    Teacher Tips: Using Expressive Labeling to Teach Children with Autism Language Skills

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    Topics: Teaching with Pictures, Inclusive Education, Autism and Language, ARIS Autism Curriculum, Parents, Articles

    For children with autism, language skills can be taught using 2-D and 3-D matching skills. Matching is the ability to see two things and recognize that they are the same. Matching skills improve concentration, train..
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    Teaching Language Skills to Children with Autism Using 2-D and 3-D Matching

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    Topics: Blending Hands-on & Digital Activities, Inclusive Education, Autism and Language, Infant/Toddler (0-3), Elementary (4-12), Lesson Plans

    Letters from the CEO

    With schools and learning centers staying closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus, families and students are finding themselves having to adapt to learning from home.
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    Free Resources for Families of Children With Autism and Other Special Needs During the Coronavirus

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, COVID-19 Emergency Response, Infant/Toddler (0-3), Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Parents, Adult (22+), Articles

    Recognition of Stages Learning Materials Contributions & Excellence

    Teachers, parents and Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) have been asking for an “all in one” autism education curriculum for years. Language Builder: ARIS (Academic Readiness Intervention System) is now available to..
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    A New Curriculum for Autism: ARIS

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Parents, Articles

    Language Builder ARIS Complete Autism Curriculum

    Do you homeschool your child with autism? Have you ever wanted to try homeschooling, but self-doubt or a lack of resources held you back? Through ARIS, Stages Learning Materials, which has over 20 years of experience in..
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    The Autism Home School Solution: Academic Readiness Intervention System (ARIS) A Comprehensive Curriculum for Children with Autism

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Blending Hands-on & Digital Activities, Teaching with Pictures, Inclusive Education, Autism and Language, Autism Treatment Options, Parents, Articles

    Teaching children with autism even the most basic skills can feel daunting to a home schooling parent or even, at times, an autism professional. For instance, we may attempt to teach a child for the hundredth time to..
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    Strategies for Homeschooling Children with Autism: You Can do This!

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    Topics: Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Parents, Articles

    Socialization is an important skill for all children to learn and develop. Research suggests that by supporting a child’s socialization, children are more likely to develop self-confidence, problem solving skills, and..
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    8 Ways to Promote Socialization Skills in Students with Autism

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Parents, Articles

    Preparing your child with Autism for classroom routines is important. Whether it’s the start of the school year, transitioning back to classes from school breaks, or a refresher, common classroom routines can be easily..
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    Classroom Routines: Preparing Your Child with Autism

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    Topics: Inclusive Education, Autism & Transitions, Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Articles

    Celebrating Strengths and Shifting Away from Deficit-Based Thinking Far too often, society’s bias towards students with autism focuses on the autism, rather than the whole child. Students with autism are more often..
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    Strengths-based Approaches to Autism for Teachers, SLPs, and Parents

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    Topics: About Autism, Inclusive Education, Autism and Language, Parents, Articles

    Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and whole child development, often used synonymously, have huge implications for children of all ages. Described as the process of developing the knowledge, mindsets, and behaviors needed..
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    Whole Child Learning & Autism: How ARIS Supports Social Emotional Learning

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Teaching with Pictures, Inclusive Education, Autism and Language, Parents, Articles

    As a teacher, it is likely that you have either held or participated in an IEP meeting. Often times, you have likely interacted with family members who may be nervous or anxious about the process. Some parents may come..
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    How to Prepare for an IEP Meeting – For Teachers of Students with Autism

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Parents, Articles

    Special Olympics and Unified Sports for Children with Autism Sports are a unifying, fun way for individuals and communities to connect. For individuals with autism, participation in athletic events may be difficult due..
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    Autism and Inclusive Sports

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    Topics: Health & Nutrition, Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Articles

    The beginning of a new school year can be a difficult time for some children with autism. Shifting from the comfort of home to an environment packed with loud voices, stiff chairs, slamming doors, and a new structure..
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    Inclusion Toolkit: Top Ten Products to Accommodate Students with Autism in the Classroom

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    Topics: Inclusive Education, Autism & Transitions, Autism and Physical Spaces, Parents, Articles

    It’s a couple months into the school year. The kids in your class know where to put unsharpened pencils, how to ask to go to the bathroom, and what to expect day to day. You have a strong sense of each child’s..
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    Does My Student Have Autism? A Guide for Teachers

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    Topics: About Autism, Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Parents, Articles

    How can you help your students discover stillness? joy? authenticity?  Positive psychology is the science of well-being, which applied, can bring more positivity and happiness into your classroom. Try investing in these..
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    Positive Pedagogy: How to Bring Positive Psychology into Special Education and Inclusive Classrooms for Students with Autism

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Health & Nutrition, Inclusive Education, Autism & Emotions, Autism and Physical Spaces, Parents, Articles

    How can you help your students discover stillness? joy? authenticity?  Positive psychology is the science of well-being, which applied, can bring more positivity and happiness into your classroom. Try investing in these..
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    How to Bring Positive Psychology into Special Education and Inclusive Classrooms for Students with Autism

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education

    Top Tips to Help You Get Started All children have unique learning needs, but children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD require a little extra guidance and support. Whether you’re a parent or teacher, it’s essential..
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    10 Tips for Teaching Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Parents, Articles

    This article was originally published on the Speech@NYU blog. Speech@NYU is the online master’s program in speech-language pathology from NYU Steinhardt. 1 in 68 children have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which is..
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    School Support for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Parents

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    Topics: Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Parents, Articles

    For students on the Autism spectrum, having a strong and reliable therapy team to support individual needs can be an important factor in student success. When members of a therapy team are collaborating seamlessly, a..
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    It Takes a Team: 4 Steps to Building a Stronger Therapy Team

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    Topics: Inclusive Education, Autism Treatment Options, Parents, Articles

    What is bullying? Stopbullying.gov defines bullying as: “Unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children. It involves a real or perceived power imbalance and the behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be..
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    Parents Guide to Bullying for Children with Autism

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    Topics: About Autism, Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Parents