Ensuring Human Rights
Ensure the human rights of the client through respect, education and support for the client and his/her supporters. Click here for additional information.
Parent Medical Guide
Provided by a group of professionals of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. People with ASD often experience a host of difficulties that can be as problematic as the symptoms of ASD itself. Anxiety, mood instability, impulsive, hyperactivity, sleep problems, and even aggression and self-injurious behavior can occur in some people. Just as it would be for other medical problems, medication may be helpful in treating some of these difficulties. Click here for the guide.
WFS Worker Performance Evaluation Form
This form is for providing job performance feedback to your worker and to view possible program improvements and training needs. Click here for the form.
Documenting a Vision
This training material is to provide parents guidance on how to consider and create a meaningful vision statement, and what barriers may impact on creating a meaningful vision statement. Click here for the information.
Charting the LifeCourse
This framework was created by families to help individuals and families of all abilities and all ages develop a vision for a good life, think about what they need to know and do, identify how to find or develop supports, and discover what it takes to live the lives they want to live. Individuals and families may focus on their current situation and stage of life but may also find it helpful to look ahead to think about life experiences that will help move them toward an inclusive, productive life in the future. Click here for more information.
Communicating With an Autistic Child: A Parent’s Guide
Communicating with an autistic child has very few “one size fits all” solutions and, in many cases, it will take a lot of trial and error and patience in order to find successful strategies for communicating. However, the trials and patience that go into finding a way to communicate will only make a communication breakthrough more rewarding. Click here for an excellent resource provided by Wise Sayings.
What is sensory overload? What causes sensory overload? What happens when somebody experiences it? Is sensory overload a medical condition? How can we manage or avoid it? Click here for detailed information and guidance.
Games and Activities for Kids with Autism
The importance of play in any child's life cannot be understated. It helps develop motor skills, cognitive development and enables one's ability to socialize. Click here for 27 games and activities.
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