Here is a load of materials. We are using a program called Discrete Trial Trainer with our son. It is very good.
This runs automatically and takes a load of you. It collects individual trial data per student, so you can see trends, and gradually increase the demands on the child. Initially it might only take 5 correct answers to get a 30 second enforcer (Game/coloring/video/etc.), and gradually that is increased to maybe 20 answers.
This is from a previous thread.
For the more relevant part in this thread, there are excellent sources of materials available for free, that I believe that you teachers can evaluate without help from someone having to tell you what you should or should not think.
First one that isn't free:
This is a list of free materials that you can evaluate for yourself.
[url="http://www.endlesspotential.org/resourcesandlinks/downloads/default.aspx"]http://www.endlesspotential.org/resourc ... fault.aspx[/url] which has a tremendous amount of training materials and worksheets
Same is true for this site [url="http://www.polyxo.com/documents/"]http://www.polyxo.com/documents/[/url]
This is a site that has a loads of teaching tools [url="http://www.autismteachingtools.com/"]http://www.autismteachingtools.com/[/url] and documentation.
This is a list of software that can help in and out of the classroom
ABA Math - [url="http://abamath.sourceforge.net/"]http://abamath.sourceforge.net/[/url]
ABA Math is an open source (free!) program to help kids with autism learn arithmetic using discrete trial techniques.
Accelerations Educational Software - [url="http://www.dttrainer.com/"]http://www.dttrainer.com/[/url]
The Discrete Trial Trainer is an extensive package written specifically for discrete trial work with kids with autism. The company was founded by Karl Smith, who initially developed the software for his son.
We have this software and it is fantastic
Autism Language Therapies - [url="http://www.autism-language-therapies.com/"]http://www.autism-language-therapies.com/[/url]
If your child or client knows the words for basic colors and shapes and can read these words, the GrammarTrainer software program can teach him or her how to put words together into ever longer phrases and sentences.
Bright Start Therapeutics - [url="http://www.bright-start.com/"]http://www.bright-start.com/[/url]
"Talking Words" offers many features to assist you in planning and managing an intensive language program (specifically aimed at ABA programs). There's also a range of Autism / PDD Software for students with autism and PDD in all stages of language development from emerging vocabulary comprehension to basic language mastery
Computhera - [url="http://www.computhera.com/"]http://www.computhera.com/[/url]
"Computer Assisted Therapy for teaching cognitive skills to visual learners" Computhera offers a seven-step gradual discrete approach for teaching reading.
edbydesign.com - [url="http://www.edbydesign.com/ebdsw/"]http://www.edbydesign.com/ebdsw/[/url]
Oz based developers of the "special learning" series of software, which provides activities that will challenge and stimulate learners with intellectual disabilities.
Geddes Productions - [url="http://geddesproductions.com/"]http://geddesproductions.com/[/url]
Several different programs available from this New Zealand based family business who originally developed the software to help their son Kevin (who has Downs rather than autism, but the products are clearly applicable to ASD kids too).
Laureate Learning Systems - [url="http://www.llsys.com/"]http://www.llsys.com/[/url]
Laureate offers over 80 programs for children and adults with Special Needs. Includes cause and effect, turn-taking, early vocabulary, syntax, cognitive concepts, auditory processing, and reading
Millenium Software - [url="http://members.aol.com/peuapeu/"]http://members.aol.com/peuapeu/[/url]
Labelling_Tutor [url="http://members.aol.com/peuapeu/"]http://members.aol.com/peuapeu/[/url] is discrete trial software for kids with autism and it's available on both Mac and Windows.
Small inexpensive discrete trial modules using short fun animations. You can play them online right now, download them, or buy them on CD.
Silver Lining Multimedia - [url="http://www.silverliningmm.com/"]http://www.silverliningmm.com/[/url]
"The Great Action Adventure" is available for teaching verbs to visual learners. They also offer four different programs for teaching social skills.
TeachTown - [url="http://web.teachtown.com/"]http://web.teachtown.com/[/url]
A scientifically designed and research based program of computer assisted treatment for kids with autism and other special needs. Draws from ABA and other proven treatments. Development team includes ex video-game programmers, so it should be fun! (Can't find any price information though).
Team Asperger - [url="http://www.ccoder.com/GainingFace/"]http://www.ccoder.com/GainingFace/[/url]
Gaining Face is software which helps people with Asperger's Syndrome, high-functioning autism, and similar issues learn to recognize facial expressions.
Ultimate Learning - [url="http://www.ultimatelearning.net/home/"]http://www.ultimatelearning.net/home/[/url]
Ultimate Learning comprises three unique products and aspects of learning: Problem Solvers, Fun With Feelings, and Sound Readers
These sites that have nothing to do with any ASD method has good games that requires some thinking.[url="http://www.nickjr.com"]http://www.nickjr.com[/url]
I hope it is a help