General ASD Resources
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) Webinar List
(includes webinars in Spanish)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders
Signs and Symptoms of Autism
ASD Program Development
The assessments are informal measures that may be used by districts and classrooms to examine and improve programs and services for students with ASD.
ASD Program Self-Assessment and Action Plan (Version 2) Developed by the Education Subcommittee ofthe Oregon Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Enhancing Instructional Contexts for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (EIC-ASD) - Teachers may use this tool to assess classrooms and settings for best practices, rating each area as "Insufficient", "Emerging", or "Exemplary". Developed by Heflin and Hess
Autism Program Environment Rating Scale for Preschool and Elementary Revised (APERS-PE/R) - Developed by the National Professional Development Center (NPDC) on ASD.
Communication Behavior Classroom Manual and Observation Tool - Developed by Lauren Page and Claire Skelly with Portland Public Schools, a manual and observation tool was develop to strengthen the use of best practices in program classrooms.