Supporting Use of Evidence-Based Practices


This Autism at-a-Glance was designed to support high school staff and family members in understanding the benefits of exercise for adolescents on the autism spectrum, as well as provide tips and resources to help create successful exercise routines.
This Autism at-a-Glance was designed to support high school staff and family members in promoting independence in daily living skills for adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum.

Curriculum Materials

Document to track the fidelity of CSESA coaching procedures
Document to track individual coaching sessions on evidence-based practices
This document provides guidelines and an observer checklist for teacher fidelity observations of CSR-HS lessons.
This manual provides a synopsis of how CSR-HS was developed, an overview of the steps required to implement this curriculum, and strategies for facilitating social skills for working in peer pairs.
Coaching manual for CSESA intervention study
Document to facilitate school-wide planning of CSESA components
Document to facilitate planning across target skills and interventions for individual students
This is the list of evidence based practices for adolescents with ASD
This is the form for matching PRISM goals to evidence based practices.
A handout for teachers with resources for more information on evidence based practices that can be used with PRISM

Training Materials

Antecedent-based interventions (ABI) is an evidence-based practice used to address both interfering and on-task behaviors.
Training powerpoint on Antecendent Based Interventions.
Training powerpoint for Functional Behavioral Assessment, the full version.
Training powerpoint for Functional Behavioral Assessment, the short version.
Training powerpoint for Functional Communication Training
Training powerpoint for Prompting
Training powerpoint for Reinforcement
Training powerpoint for Time Delay
This is the training powerpoint for Video Modeling
Training powerpoint for Visual Supports
These case studies describe the application of the steps for this evidence-based practice in High School settings.
A website with great professional development resources for educators. Access internet modules to learn about evidence based interventions, checklists for using these practices, and short reports.
This learning resource on Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) is developed for self-paced learning. The GAS training is available in Flash format. The training runs for 24 minutes and has audio narration.
These brief presentations provide an overview of specific evidence based practices that can be used to target related skills.

Articles and Conference Presentations

Presentation on teams that implement comprehensive interventions to high school students with ASD given at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research.
An overview of the CSESA in action during Year 1. A poster presentation from the Capacity Building Institute 2013
A rationale for the CSESA project and overview of the first year of the study. A powerpoint presentation from the Council on Exceptional Children (CEC) conference in 2013.
This presentation offers an overview of the CSESA Program
Presentation given at the European Autism Conference in Croatia 2019.
A presentation on evidence-based literacy curriculum given at CEC 2017.
Presentation at CEC 2017 on Peer Mediated Strategies to Increase Social Competence of Students with Autism.
An oral presentation from the CEC 2016 conference in St. Louis, MO.
A poster presentation at CEC 2014 on supporting independence and self-management
An overview of the Center on Secondary Education for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders