#DidYouKnow? Learn More about the Lending Library
The Lending Library is more than just books – they offer accessible materials, assessment tools, curriculum kits, children’s books, and even DVDs! If you live in Ohio, materials can be shipped to you free. Check it out!
Grab-n-Go Resource Gallery Kit
This kit, available through our Lending Library, offers a variety of interventions with how-to explanations to support all learners, including those with autism spectrum disorder. Explore now.
New Podcast Episode
Take a listen to our newest episode of Inspiring Change, There Is Strength In Every Community: A Conversation about Special Education in Rural and Urban Settings. Listen now.
Support Access to Learning with Curriculum Kits
Check out a curriculum kit today and explore new ways to support communication, vocabulary, and language development! Learn more.
Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment Planning Guide
Working through this process results in the team having a detailed, coordinated plan to guide all aspects of gathering transition assessment data and information.
Children's Books on Autism
Discover books to use with children ages preschool through high school to learn more about autism.
InspirED Virtual Learning Series
Join us each week for a 30 minute Zoomcast series about engaging diverse learners in a remote environment.
Learn about the Federal Quota Program and order AEM for the '22-'23 school year. Get ready for the '23 Federal Quota registration of blind students by making sure they have parent permission on file and current reports.
InspirED Episodes Now on YouTube!
Did you miss a session? Do you want to re-watch your favorite episodes? Check out the new InspirED Playlists on our OCALI YouTube channel. Watch now.
It Starts With Families
This new guide supports local professionals serving individuals and their families to become familiar with the research around family engagement and understanding their unique needs.
Journey: Webinar Recordings
This webinar series is designed for teams assisting youth with complex support needs and their families to better navigate the process of their own journey to adulthood. Watch recordings here.
Challenging Behavior: Expect Success
This webinar series based on positive behavior intervention supports for challenging behaviors explores how to conduct a functional behavior assessment and behavior intervention plan.
Yes We Can: Journey Towards Independence - January 25
Join Michelle and her guide dog as they attend an audiology appointment and learn about surprising misconceptions about cochlear implants and deafness.
The Journey: Autism and Trauma - January 30
In this session, Tom Galperin will discuss how persons on the autism spectrum experience trauma and will provide concrete examples on how professionals can help. Learn more and register.
Band Together February - 12
Join us for an Autism Open Mic to celebrate the talents of our Central Ohio Autism community. Individuals with autism are invited to participate. Registration is recommended.
InspirED: PBIS Lessons Learned Part 3 - February 16
Explore implementing PBIS at the high school level and hear how teams have overcome challenges unique to the high school environment, including supports for students’ wellbeing. Learn more and register.
The Journey: Effective Practices: Supporting Youth In School, Community and Work - February 27
Explore the Transition Framework Effective Practices Tool and how to select and evaluate effective practices for individual students. Learn more and register.
Monthly Virtual Meet-n-Eats
Check out resources from the Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness during these monthly, 30-minute, bite-sized zoom sessions. SST consultants can book their spot to virtually snack and share!
Autism Certification Center
ASD Strategies in Action
ASD Strategies in Action offers an innovative approach to online training in evidence-based strategies. Courses provide instruction through videos filmed with educators, service providers, experts, families, and people with ASD in the natural settings of school, home, work, and the community. An introductory course presents the common characteristics of autism and simple strategies. The courses that follow take participants to the next level of understanding with the opportunity to focus on strategies for Toddler and Preschool Age, School Age, or Transition Age individuals.Learn More
Autism Internet Modules
Autism Internet Modules (AIM) provide high-quality information and professional development for anyone who supports, instructs, works with, or lives with someone with autism. Developed with partners from across the country, participants can select from over 50 modules to complete at their own time and pace.Learn More
Assistive Technology Internet Modules
Assistive Technology Internet Modules (ATIM) is an online learning environment containing 50 AT topics from assessment and funding to content areas such as access to mobile devices, communication, seating and positioning, AT for students with complex needs and more. Developed with partnering universities and nationally renowned experts in the field, ATIM brings you the highest quality content available. Free access as well as professional development certificates and graduate credit are available.Learn More