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I am Special Education teacher with student who has autism. How can I learn more about autism or how to best support the student?

The Autism Programs at UNM/CDD offers autism specific school related services including trainings, consultation and conferences including the Summer Institute and the Preschool Institute for school personnel. For more information about School based services, call (505) 272-1852 or (800) 270-1861. The Autism Programs at the CDD offers a variety of training throughout the state of New Mexico. The training team is composed of experts in the field of autism. Every year, the training team focuses on a specific region in the state. For the training calendar, go to The Autism Programs Website or call (800) 270-1861 or (505)2 72-5304.

Education Information for Adults with ASD

Education about Transition Transition Age – News, Blog, Resources, Tool kits Parents Reaching Out forward at 14 Autism Speak Transition Packet 11 Considerations for autism at IEP IEP Checklist ASD Considerations Definitions How to participate in your own IEP According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) reauthorized in 2004, students must be invited to attend their IEP meeting beginning at age 16. However, attendance and participation in the meeting could and should begin much earlier, even in elementary school. Transition Planning Postsecondary Information Post-Secondary Educational Opportunities Planning Life after High School (although written for families in Tennessee, this […]