This Wisconsin Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) was developed to assist in the improvement of communication, coordination, and services for students with disabilities transitioning from school to work. It was designed to be useful for all persons and agencies (stakeholders) involved in the transition process.
This is a free, self-paced webcourse available 24/7 that provides an overview of disability rights laws. The course takes approximately 2 hours and includes real life scenarios, quizzes and a final exam. Upon completion of this course, you will have a general understanding of the major federal disability rights laws (the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Air Carrier Access Act). Additionally, you will be able to assess what laws apply in different discrimination scenarios, and have resources for help and information about disability rights laws.
This Blueprint for Teaching Cultural Competence in Physical Therapy Education is intended as a guide to assure that core knowledge, attitudes, and skills specific to developing cultural competence are being addressed in the education programs. The primary goal of the curriculum blueprint is to enable faculty to prepare future physical therapy practitioners to meet the health care needs of diverse consumers in a culturally competent manner. (June 2008)
for Primary Care Providers
This site is for primary care providers considering or planning to start screening children for developmental needs using a validated tool. Whether you know you should change but don?t know where to start, or are still thinking about how this change could work in your setting, this website will help. Objective information about several tools is offered, with references and links where more detail is available. We share our experiences at Children?s Hospital Boston so you can benefit from what we did right and what we did wrong, though we know that every office has its own specific needs.
Early Childhood - Growing Ideas Tipsheets: Laws that Support Early Childhood Education; Universal Design in Early Care and Education; Providing Guidance for Social Skill Development; Aggression; Biting; Daily Transitions and more.
CDC Learn the Signs. Act Early
You can view or download the various materials for the "Learn the Signs. Act Early." Campaign designed for parents and health care professionals. You can follow your child?s development by watching how he or she plays, learns, speaks, and acts. Look inside for milestones to watch for in your child and how you can help your child learn and grow.
Welcome to the ASD Video Glossary, an innovative web-based tool designed to help parents and professionals learn more about the early red flags and diagnostic features of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This glossary contains over a hundred video clips and is available to you free of charge. Whether you are a parent, family member, friend, physician, clinician, childcare provider, or educator, it can help you see the subtle differences between typical and delayed development in young children and spot the early red flags for ASD. All of the children featured in the ASD Video Glossary as having red flags for ASD are, in fact, diagnosed with ASD.
Learning to deliver culturally effective care is considered by many to be a lifelong journey. The new AAP Culturally Effective Care Toolkit is a practical, hands-on resource to help practicing pediatricians and their office staff provide culturally effective care to their patients and families. Information, resources, and tools are included for the following topics are included in this free online toolkit: -What is culturally effective care? -Health beliefs and practices -Nutrition, feeding, and body image perspectives -Behavior and child development -Interpretive services -Literacy and health literacy -Medical education -Tips, tools, and resources for implementation in an office setting -Continuing Medical Education opportunities
This article is about the British Medical Journal's article which stated Dr. Andrew Wakefield's study that linked autism to childhood vaccines is an "elaborate fraud" and Dr. Andrew Wakefield's reaction to the BMJ's article.
This toolkit was developed to support health care professionals in the identification and ongoing management of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the medical home. The toolkit is divided in to the following sections listed below. Please choose a section for specific information and tools that can be found in the toolkit.
This lecture introduces the foundations of behavioral assessment and treatment of significant challenging behavior in persons with autism. The assessment and intervention principles discussed are firmly grounded in the behavior analytic research literature, and have enjoyed widespread clinical application with a diverse range of behaviors including aggression, self-injury, stereotypy, property destruction, and pica. Video & PowerPoint by Dr. Michael Powers
The medical home is the model for 21st century primary care, with the goal of addressing and integrating high quality health promotion, acute care and chronic condition management in a planned, coordinated, and family-centered manner. The toolkit supports your development and/or improvement of a pediatric medical home.
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, known more commonly as ICF, is a classification of health and health-related domains. These domains are classified from body, individual and societal perspectives by means of two lists: a list of body functions and structure, and a list of domains of activity and participation. Since an individual?s functioning and disability occurs in a context, the ICF also includes a list of environmental factors.
This site from the TA Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports contains a searchable resource catalog with various topics of interest.
Non-English Resources for: "Autism".