Department of Special Education
Spring 2020 Resources and News Updates
Dear teachers, parents, and other friends
Like all members of the Judson ISD educational family we have been working hard to bring you the latest information in the easiest and most efficient ways during this uncertain time. What is certain is that we will continue to strive to meet our department's goal of ensuring that all students with disabilities are provided valuable daily educational experiences which will prepare each student for a lifetime of meaningful and purposeful living. We are so proud of our amazing teachers and other support staff!
Your Department of Special Education
April is Autism Awareness Month
Carol Gray is world-renowned originator of the social story. Social stories are known to be a highly effective intervention for many people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Find links to multiple visual supports, sample schedules, social emotional guides, and behavior interventions such as token systems!
Parent guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and education of children with autism and pervasive developmental delays. https://www.autismweb2.com/
Autism Society of America
Offering information to help people understand autism, resources for families with autistic children. https://www.autism-society.org/
Resources for persons diagnosed under the autism spectrum.
Autism Society of America
Some GOOD News!
Teachers and staff: We have developed a Google Site for sharing, commenting, and collaborating on multiple social emotional online resources, activities, and lesson plans to meet all needs of our students, in addition to academics! We also provide a living online Question and Answer forum to provide update to date and accurate information to our teachers 24 hours a day.
Parents and Guardians: We have developed an online learning resource page accessible on our JISD Department website and in the link below with additional academic and social emotional resources including websites, activities, videos, and more.
Academic and social emotional resources for teachers and parents.
Additional Parent Resources
Judson ISD Department of Special Education Services
If you have any questions or need help with these resources, please contact us and we will make sure and direct your question, comment, or concern to the correct resource!
Our points of contact include:
Theresa Arocha-Gill - firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, Department of Special Education
Yvonne Romero - email@example.com
Secretary, Department of Special Education
Your Judson ISD Department of Special Education Staff