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Behavior: MN PBIS: Functional Behavior Assessments, Tier 3 and Behavior Intervention Planning

Presented by Ron Lake, Climate Coordinator, Duluth Public Schools and MDE PBIS Regional Coach

Behavior: MN PBIS: Functional Behavior Assessments, Tier 2

Presented by Ron Lake, Climate Coordinator, Duluth Public Schools and MDE PBIS Regional Coach

Behavior: MN PBIS: Review of Implementation Basics

Presented by Susan Chwalek, School Psychologist and PBIS team member, St. Cloud, MN and Erin Engness, PBIS and RtI Coach, Princeton, MN

Behavior: MN PBIS: School-wide PBIS Overview

Presented by Steve Wagner, Teacher Apollo HS & Charlie Eisenriech, Principal Apollo HS, St. Cloud, MN

Kansas IEP Training: Kansas IEP Training - Module 8 - Standards-based IEPs

Presented by Kansas State Department of Education & TASN

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Shared Material: Transition: Building Bridges to the Future

In-depth manual describing a collaboration between 6 agencies in the Chicago area whose go...

Shared Material: Building Bridges to the Future Spanish version

Spanish version of brochure describing the Building Bridges to the Future program, a colla...

Shared Material: Transition: Building Bridges to the Future Brochure

Brief description of the Building Bridges to the Future program, a collaboration of 6 non-...

Other Links: Illinois Schools Assistive Technology Support Website

This website is intended to provide information about the provision of assistive technolog...

Shared Material: Disability Fact Sheet - Static Encephalopathy

This fact sheet identifies the educational implications of static encephalopathy. It inclu...

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Google Forms for Data Collection
May 03, 2015, 7:01 PM UTC

Google drive iconWe're often asked if we have resources for data collection. Here are 3 quick tutorials covering the use of Google forms: Searching and Previewing Google Templates, Editing Templates for Data Collection, and More >>

Can I Use That Picture?
April 21, 2015, 6:25 PM UTC

snow sceneHave you ever wondered about the legality of using a photo? Here is an infographic answering the question of using images - the terms, laws and ethics for using copyrighted images.  Click the embedded image in the article to enlarge.

Books That Grow
April 20, 2015, 6:58 PM UTC

books that grow logoThis great website called Books That Grow was just shared with me. Here you will find books that let you alter the reading level. Teachers can create classes, assign books to students & choose the reading level. Books can be searched by interest level and read on a computer, Android tablet or iOS device. Take advantage of text-to-speech through the operating system or Google extension. Some books have teacher guides and there are...

Closing the Gap Offering Free Registration for Administrators
April 16, 2015, 1:58 PM UTC

closing the gap logoClosing the Gap will offer one free administrator registration to the conference October 14-16 when any school district staff member registers for the conference or a pre-conference workshop. This is a great savings for a special education director, principal or superintendent! Registration is found here

Group Buys Are Finalized
April 20, 2015, 8:49 PM UTC

Group Buys from Enablemart, News-2-You, Kurzweil and TextHelp are available from April 15-December 15, 2015. You will find the forms and descriptions of the discounted items in the Member Center under Group Buys. Illinois group buys also include TeachTown Basic, Social Skills and Lexia Reading.

April in Autism Awareness Month
April 01, 2015, 2:18 PM UTC

autism ribbonIn honor of Autism Awareness month, many app developers offer their apps free or at a reduced rate.  SmartAppsforKids has a list of iOS apps to get you started. If you download an app, will you take a few minutes to review it for Infninitec? Just click the Submit an App under the App Search tab. We'd love your input!

Word Prediction Apps Comparison
March 26, 2015, 5:54 PM UTC

co writer app iconAre you confused by all the different apps that offer word prediction? Here is a comparison of the features of iWordQ, iReadWrite, Co:Writer, Clicker Docs, App Writer US, and Abilipad. Thanks to Darla Ashton of Carmel Clay Schools in Carmel, IN.

Ways to Use Your iDevice to Complete Paper Worksheets
March 25, 2015, 5:12 PM UTC

snaptype iconDo you have a student with illegible handwriting or who is unable to physically complete a worksheet? Here are great step-by-step instructions using two free apps, CamScanner Free and More >>

Power of Tiny Distractions
March 16, 2015, 4:12 PM UTC

stack of colored rubberbandsor in special ed terms, Fidgets Aren't Just for Autism.  The Wall Street Journal recently published this article stating that "playing with everyday objects at work may boost creativity." It goes on to say "certain kinds of hand movements have an impact on cognitive functioning, improving focus or sparking fresh thinking or faster learning." Researchers at NYU are studyin...

KS Students Design Deep Pressure Chairs for Students with Autism
January 12, 2015, 3:20 PM UTC

Blue Valley SD logoEngineering students in the KS Blue Valley School District have designed a lounger and a chair that provide deep pressure and are based on Temple Grandin's squeeze machine. These students study at CAPS, the Center for Advanced Professional Studies. Read more about their prototypes, designed to look like regular furniture, but used to provide sensory input and aid with sensory modulation. 

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