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The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center supports state programs in developing high-quality early intervention and preschool special education service systems, increasing local implementation of evidence-based practices, and enhancing outcomes for young children with disabilities and their families. View more information on the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center’s Website.
The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder was funded by the Office of Special Education Programs in the US Department of Education with the goal of promoting the use of evidence-based practices for children and youth with ASD. View the free online modules here.
The National Autism Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating evidence-based information about interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorder, promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive and reliable resources for families, practitioners, and communities. View more resources a the National Autism Center’s Website.
The Center for Parent Information and Resources offers families information and products created for the network of Parent Centers serving families of children with disabilities. Find out more at the Center for Parent and Information Resources Website.
The Home and Community Network of the Association of Positive Behavior Support (HCPBS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding and enhancing the application of Positive Behavior Support principles across home and community settings, contexts, and the lifespan for people with behavioral challenges and the systems that support them. HCPBS hosts regular “family chats”, focusing on topics such as resolving specific concerns or improving daily routines. They will be in collaboration with Parenting Special Needs Magazine and are offered online and live streamed. This will offer families an opportunity to receive information from nationally recognized experts for free. Visit the Home and Community Positive Behavior Support Network Website.
The Practiced Routines is a program that teaches families how to create function-based strategies for improving family life using a positive behavior support framework. View the Practiced Routines Video here.