Resources for Service Providers

A group of researchers at the University of Minnesota, in partnership with parent advocates, just put out this white paper/guidance document on maintaining children’s education and therapy services during COVID and other future pandemics.

During these unprecedented times, education technology has been called upon to play a central role to support teaching and learning. This webinar features short user-case video demos of five edtech resources that are ready now for use in special education, as well as conversations by practitioners and experts about the role of edtech in meeting the needs children and students with or at risk for disabilities during “the new normal” in education.

The Autism Navigator has published a number of resources to professionals about how to use screening and identification tools using mobile technologies, including the SORF (Systematic Observation for Red Flags).  You can find more information on their website here.

TRIAD’s Brief Online Training Sessions (BOTS) are created for professionals to have access to quality information on evidence-based practices for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. These short, yet engaging, web-based modules introduce content to increase professional development and understanding of basic principles. Participants can receive a certificate of completion for each module that they participate in via our online platform.

Social Express has a series of animated interactive lessons allow users to practice in a safe environment the skills needed to manage real-life social situations. A teacher and school can request free access to their services through June 1st.

The Council of Autism Service Providers has created a guide for ABA provider organizations to help develop critical response plans to maintain continuity of care for patients with ASD during the COVID-19 crisis

AHIP published a list of ways health insurance providers can take action during the COVID-19 pandemic

Carousel 51 created a guide on tele-delivery for providers and recipients

Behavioral Health Center of Excellence created a public COVID-19 FAQ page to support ABA providers.

The MSU Autism Lab hosted a webinar helping providers who are coaching parents in Project ImPACT to transition to telehealth-based coaching. You can watch the full webinar here.

The Autism Navigator is hosting a webinar on mobile coaching with families of young children with ASD using the Early Social Interaction (ESI) model on April 15th at 4:00pm EST. To register for free click here.