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PBIS and EBISS Resources
TACSEI - Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Interventions for Young Children takes the research that shows which practices improve the social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities and creates FREE products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these best practices in the work they do every day.
HEAD START Center for INCLUSION - Look here for training materials, tools for teachers and coordinators, as well as other resources related to including children with disabilities.
Circle of Inclusion – This site includes many practical activities for home and classroom use. It emphasizes developing understanding and appreciation of each child’s unique needs. The site has Spanish and Chinese versions as well.
Autism Resources – This link takes you to a source for many other links to websites focusing on supports for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. You can download social stories, picture schedules and other helpful information.
Autism Research - The Interactive Autism Network is an online project designed to accelerate the pace of autism research by linking researchers and families.
Autism Video Glossary – This site contains many side-by-side video clips depicting typically developing children and those with Autism Spectrum Disorder performing similar tasks. It is helpful in understanding what certain features of Autism look like. You can also link to other information from this site. You must open this link from Internet Explorer – the site does not currently support Mozilla Firefox.
Questions About Kids – This site contains many short articles for parents including titles such as Am I spoiling my baby, How can I help my baby sleep through the night, and How can I help my child understand death?
Zero to Three – Focusing specifically on infants and toddlers this site has information for parents about supporting your child’s development. There are also publications for purchase.
Do To Learn – This site includes games, activities, picture cards, schedules, and other visual supports, to download or to purchase.
Oregon Developmental Disabilities - This site contains information for parents about advocacy, including contact information for the Oregon legislature. You can also read the full report of the Legislative Task Force on Autism.
Oregon Parent Training and Information - This site contains a list of workshops for parents and professionals.
CSEFEL – The Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning. This site contains many resources for parents and staff related to Positive Behavior Supports. There are book lists, downloadable picture cards for problem solving, a family routines guide to provide suggestions for behavioral supports during meal time, bath time etc. and MUCH more.
NAEYC - National Association for the Young Child
DEC - Division for Early Childhood - The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. DEC is especially for individuals who work with or on behalf of children with special needs, birth through age eight, and their families.
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics on-line -This site is aimed at professionals interested in child development and behavior, especially in the medical setting. Their focus is on primary care development and behavior, especially early identification and screening.
OEIB Bulletin - The Oregon Education Investment Board, chaired by Governor Kitzhaber is overseeing an effort to build a seamless system for delivering public education from birth to college & career so that each Oregon student has access to high quality education and boundless opportunities for the future.