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Special Education Listserv

Subject: Collection on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Source: Gwynn Ready, Supervisor, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Counselors, Administrators

Date: April 12, 2010

A Partnership Collection on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was developed by the IDEA Partnership to enable and encourage the use of current research on a topic of importance to the field of education. 

The Partnership Collection on ASD includes:

* Needs of the Field

* Essential Elements

* Guiding Principles

* Grounding Assumptions

* Glossary

* Dialogue Guides

* Power Point and Presenter's Guide

* Fact Sheet

More information and the collection can be found at

Also on April 27 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern and again on April 29 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, an Introductory Webinar will be held on The Partnership Collection on ASD to help organizations, states, and local users examine this new tool and discover ways to use it. 

You can register for one of the webinars at:  There is no need to enter a name or password.  Click on 'Register for a Public Session,' select 'Partnership Collection on ASD,' and complete the simple registration.  Registered participants will get an email confirmation.