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Foundational Family Services Web Resources

The external resource links are provided for informational purposes only. DCAFS is not responsible for the content, privacy policies and terms of use of websites to which we link. The websites listed are not a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment, provided by a qualified health-care provider.

Autism

 Autism Ontario

What is Autism? – Autism Speaks Canada

Autism Tips and Resources | Marcus Autism Center

The Autism Parent Resource Kit

Autism Awareness Centre Inc.

Communication

The Hanen Centre | Speech and Language Development for Children

Communication tips: The Hanen Centre (nonverbal, beginner and sentences) 

Teach me to talk

Build Communication: The Hanen Centre

Everyday Routines to Promote Language: The Hanen Centre

How to Build a Strong Foundation for Child’s Language, The Hanen Centre

Help Child with Nonverbal Autism Speak: Autism speaks

Autism Tool Kit

Daily Living Skills

Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs

Functional Life Skills: learning for a purpose

Life Skills: Autism Speaks 

Toilet training guide: Autism Speaks 

Toilet training tool kit: Milestones Autism Resources

Toileting guide: National Autistic Society

Safety

Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs

Self-Regulation

Teaching Kids With Autism About Emotions and Self-Regulation

The Incredible 5 Point Scale

How to Improve Emotional Self-Regulation Among Children with Autism and Attention Disorders

Indiana Resource Center for Autism – Behaviour Emotions

How Can We Help Kids With Transitions

Social Skills

Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs

Autism Apps, Autism Software, Autism DVDs 

Transitions

Transition Time: Helping Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Move Successfully from One Activity to Another

Transition Planning Milestones for Youth with Autism

Transition to Adulthood for Students with ASD

Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with Autism

Other Teaching Resources

Flashcards 

ABA Educational Resources

Speech Therapy Worksheets and Forms 

Autism Apps | Autism Software | Autism DVDs 

Autism Products & Autism Teaching Tools

Visual supports

Behavior and Emotions

Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorders

What is ABA?

What the Heck is ABA?

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Resources for Children with Autism During COVID-19 – How to ABA

ABC’s of ABA (behaviorbabe.com)

New Parent Packet

 

YouTube Resources

Personal Selfcare

Brushing teeth

Blowing your nose

Washing hands

Tying shoelaces:

Combing/ Brushing hair

Washing hair

Daily Living skills

Cooking:

Let’s Cook! Life Skills/ Kids with Autism WAFFLES – YouTube

Let’s Cook! Life Skills – Kids with Autism – Jam Sandwich (Level 3) – YouTube

Let’s Cook! Life Skills – Kids with Autism – Toast with Margarine – YouTube

Let’s Cook! Life Skills – Kids with Autism – Cheese Pizza (Level 3) – YouTube

Let’s Cook! Life Skills – Kids with Autism – Pepperoni Pizza (Level 3) – YouTube

Let’s Cook! Life Skills – Kids with Autism – Spaghetti and Pasta Sauce (Level 3) – YouTube

Let’s Cook! Life Skills – Kids with Autism – Cheese Sandwich – YouTube

Visits to the Dentists, Doctors and the Hospital

Dentist:

Doctor

Hospital

Doing Chores

Doing laundry

Loading the dishwasher/unloading the dishwasher

Washing dishes in the sink

Picking up toys