toolkits

Toolkits

Our easy-to-use, accessible toolkits can guide you through challenging times. If you find you need more help on these topics, please contact one of our Autism Resource Specialists.

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The IEP

A strong Individualized Education Program (IEP) is an important part of ensuring your child’s success at school. Empowering parents to be their children’s best advocates is the guiding principle for this toolkit, which will walk you through the process.

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Behavior & the IEP

This toolkit reviews the school disciplinary process, suspension and removal, and how inappropriate behaviors may be addressed through a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).

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Bullying

The Autism Society of North Carolina strives to help all students with autism have a safe learning environment. This toolkit teaches parents and professionals about the signs of bullying, ways to prevent bullying, and how to stop it.

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Accessing Services

The services and supports systems are complex and can be difficult to navigate. This toolkit helps parents and guardians understand the kinds of services and supports that may be available and how to obtain them.

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Residential Options

This toolkit describes the residential options available from independent living to group living settings and helps parents begin planning for their child’s future by exploring financial options and teaching independent living skills.

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Health

This toolkit helps individuals and caregivers organize their health information, share important information with their health-care provider, and prepare for appointments. It also provides information about the benefits of a medical home.

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Advocacy 101

Making your voice heard on public policy issues that are important to you is the focus of this handbook. Our toolkit will guide you through writing, calling, and visiting with your legislators.

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