Resources for Families

See the comprehensive list of resources for school-based approaches here.

NJACE Webinars on strategies/school approaches based on brain science and child development:

  1. Navigating the Developing Brains and Bodies of All Students
    Through Adversity and Resiliency
    With Lori Desautel

  2. Moving Beyond Behaviorism and into the Twenty-First Century
    to Meet the Needs of Today’s Students
    With Beth Tolley

  3. Why Positive Reinforcement Isn’t So Positive: Troubling
    Questions About Behaviorism
    with Alfie Kohn

  4. Importance of Respecting Individual Differences in the
    Context of Relationships
    with Dr. Mona Delahooke

  5. Upcoming live webinar with Dr. Stephen Porges on May 19th, 2021

Approaches / Trainings / Courses:

  1. Beyond Behaviors: Effective Neuroscience-based Tools to Transform Childhood Behaviors featuring Dr.Mona Delahooke

  2. Dr. Stephen Porges: Courses for Parents and Practitioners

  3. Easy ways to understand behavior & the brain  (The Behavior Hub) for Parents and Practitioners

  4. REVELATIONS IN EDUCATION – Lori Desautels, Ph.D For Educators and Practitioners

  5. Guiding Principles – Center For Autism And Early Childhood Mental Health -Montclair State for Educators

  6. Anat Baniel Method-Neuromovement – Parent training courses

  7. Self-Reg: Home –  Trainings for parents, educators, practitioners from The Mehrit Centre, Dr. Stuart Shanker

Profectum Parent Toolbox – A FREE online webcast series created just for parents and caregivers!

More resources:

  1. The problem with behaviorism – Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint

  2. Teaching Resources – REVELATIONS IN EDUCATION

  3. Reducing Anxiety Among Those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Dr. Corinne Catalano and Dr. Eileen McKeating of Montclair State University)

  4. Building Resilience- Harvard Center for the Developing Child

  5. ABA: A research review

  6. Training by Repetition Actually Prevents Learning for Those With Autism

  7. Authentic Strength-Based Practice: Can Neurotypical Professionals Make a Paradigm Shift?

  8. Freedom of Choice: Why Special Education Programs Should be Transparent About their Approaches – Mona Delahooke, Ph.D. – Pediatric Psychologist – California

  9. Teaching autistic students who demonstrate ‘challenging behaviours’ at school or pre-school

  10. Experiencing social connection: A qualitative study of mothers of nonspeaking autistic children

  11. Being versus appearing socially uninterested: Challenging assumptions about social motivation in autism

  12. Slides from NJACE Preparing for College webinar with Neurodiversity Navigators- Foundational Concepts of motivation, interdependence, problem solving and more

  13. Paula Kluth’s Top 10 Tips for Teachers Supporting Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom

  14. Convention on the Rights of the Child

  15. Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Living the Least Dangerous Assumption

  16. Adults with autism see interests as strengths, career paths

  17. Why, yes, we do work. – Be A Teaching Unicorn

  18. Building Support at Home – Foundations for Divergent Minds

  19. New Research Suggests Social Issues are Down to Neurotypicals more than Autistics

  20. Crip Camp Curriculum Guide for Parents & Educators

  21. LEARN – The Reason I Jump

Beth Tolley

Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint

We humbly thank Beth Tolley from the Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint for this listing of which contains a multitude of resources and link from a variety of experts in the fields of child development, neuroscience, and trauma.

Profectum Parent Toolbox – A FREE online webcast series created just for parents and caregivers!

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