Top 9 Things Educators Should Know About Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

9 powerful, practical, and informative things that educators will want to know about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and autistic students, distilled from research, expert opinions, and the experience of classroom teachers around the world. This resource covers the most important ASD topics, from perspective-taking and literal processing to nonverbal/paraverbal communication and executive function. Whether you are a generalist, special educator, administrator, or paraprofessional, this succinct, jargon-free overview of ASD and the challenges autistic students face in the classroom will be an essential reference you'll use over and over again.

iSocial research-based autism resources



This resource was developed and provided by iSocial, the University of Missouri, and the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. The 32 lessons developed as part of this research-based collaboration have proven efficacy in helping children with autism develop socialization skills. Seven years of research and studies in 60 schools show that significant improvements can be made. For more information on how you can help children with autism and support school requirements, please visit the iSocial website.​

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