Resources for Educators

ConnectAbilities Curriculum - Stop Motion Animation

This curriculum document was designed as a guide on how to teach technology to special needs youth. It covers in-depth technology practices for different topics.

Video Box Project - Web Design

These online video courses are a set of 6 tutorial videos created for teens and by teens with special needs. These videos are a tool for students to gain the technology and computer science skills they need to reinforce their learning and enter the STEM field. *These videos were created with the support of the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund

Video Box Project - Game Design

These online video courses are a set of 6 tutorial videos created for teens and by teens with special needs. These videos are a tool for students to gain the technology and computer science skills they need to reinforce their learning and enter the STEM field. *These videos were created with the support of the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund

Video Box Project - Video Editing

These online video courses are a set of 6 tutorial videos created for teens and by teens with special needs. These videos are a tool for students to gain the technology and computer science skills they need to reinforce their learning and enter the STEM field. *These videos were created with the support of the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund

Conversations about Self-Direction

Powerpoint from Ken Siri's talk about Self-Direction: Self-Direction is the practice of empowering people with developmental disabilities to manage the supports and services they receive, determine who provides the supports, and how and where they are provided.

Universal Design for Learning

Learn how TKU's model of Univeral Design for Learning can be applied in your classroom!

Communication and ASD

Learn from Speech Language Pathologist Roseanne Legrand how students with ASD communicate and how you can communicate with them.

Positive Behavior Support

Learn from Lauren Moskowitz, PhD how to help manage and support challenging student behaviors here.

Resources for Parents

Infosys Pathfinders Institute

Access free CS and Maker Ed Resources

Parenting Children with Complex Needs in the Age of COVID-19

Hear from Arietta Slade, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Child Psychology at the Yale Child Study Center. The slide show referenced in this talk can be viewed here.

Life Planning for an Individual with a Disability

Ezekiel Zimmerman talked with our parents about life planning for an individual with disabilities. Download Ezekiel’s presentation here.

Encouraging Behaviors in ASD: Bribes vs. Rewards.

Licensed Social Worker Amanda Gabel talked with our parents about bribes vs. rewards. Download Amanda’s presentation here.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Anxiety

Katherine Sullivan, Ph.D. discusses autism and anxiety.