Neurodevelopmental or Intellectual Disabilities

Autism

Autism Services branch at DDS

DDS has a new Autism Services branch.  They describe themselves as being at the intersection of DDS, CBOs, and the Regional Centers and can work to address systemic issues and

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Mental Health and Emotional Regulation

Developmental Milestones from CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have revised developmental milestones in the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program, which helps parents identify autism

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SFUSD

TeachTown Frequently Asked Questions

Teachtown is a modified curriculum, covering all required content areas and aligned to the California state alternative achievement standards. SFUSD recently purchased this curriculum for ALL of our Moderate to Severe SDC classrooms.

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Video about TeachTown in SFUSD
Support at School

TeachTown Curriculum

SFUSD district has purchased the TeachTown Curriculum for the 2023-24 school year for use in our Moderate to Severe SDC classrooms. TeachTown Training Videos Please see this selection of training

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Mental Health and Emotional Regulation

15 Myths about Autism

Beaming Health put together this article, Debunking 15 Myths About Autism. You may also want to read  how to talk about your child’s autism diagnosis.

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Accessibility

Special Day Classes in SFUSD

This information is from https://www.sfusd.edu/special-education-specialized-class-locations#30817 Separate Classes with specialized services are offered at some SFUSD schools to provide specialized academic instruction in a smaller classroom setting. Students in Separate Classes

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Autism

Learning About ASD

Ahmed Raza Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability resulting in communication, social, and behavioral difficulties. ASD impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, resulting in communication

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