Understanding and supporting students on the spectrum
Grant Wood Area Education Agency’s autism core team provide a variety of services to support students on the autism spectrum and the staff who work with them.
These services include: agency inservices, on-site inservices, team consultation, student observation, attend IEP meetings, functional analyses, educating peers about autism, and a variety of other services to help support individuals in the autism spectrum and the staff working with them.
The team helps educators with research-based resources and strategies that also may be helpful for parents and families.
Contacting the GWAEA Autism Core team
Educators should contact the GWAEA support personnel within their specific building to contact the GWAEA Autism team. They will be able to share with you how to access the autism consultant for students with and without an IEP.
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Learn More: Information from the Grant Wood AEA Autism Core Team
Apr 15, 2021
Feb 11, 2021
Oct 23, 2020Grant Wood Area Education Agency's autism team members have created Zoom-based webinar sessions that can be accessed on demand.
Embedding Social Learning Across the Day for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Related Social Challenges
Sep 20, 2019
Integrating Social Interaction Techniques for Children with Autism into the Preschool or Daycare Setting
Jul 25, 2019
Jul 11, 2019Preparing for back to school
Jul 10, 2019Here are a few tools and resources identified by our Autism team for secondary and elementary educators!
Jun 04, 2019
Feb 14, 2019We often know that transitions can be challenging for some students, but do we truly know how much all of those ‘moving pieces’ can spike anxiety in our students? This resource sheet provides tips that can support their success.