Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Part 1: Definition

length: 
4 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Zuhra Teja
Interviewee: 
Vikram Dua

Zuhra Teja (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) defines Pervasive Developmental Disorder in a series of introductory videos that include segments of an interview with Dr. Vikram Dua, child and adolescent psychiatrist and leading autism expert in BC.

type: 
ASD

Transitions

length: 
6 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Allison Adams

Allison Adams (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) briefly explains what possible reasons a child with an autism spectrum disorder may have difficulty changing from one activity to another or making a "transition". She demonstrates how to prepare a child for a transition by using a variety of different visual tools.

type: 
ASD

Visual Schedules: Set-up and Use

length: 
14 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

Lynda Struthers (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) provides an overview of some of the considerations that need to be made in the set-up and use of visual schedules for students with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Several formats of visual schedules are shown along with suggestions for presentation and use.

type: 
ASD

Asperger Syndrome Part 5: Aspergers & Visual Supports

length: 
10 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jo-Anne Seip

This is the last part of a five-part series workshop by Jo-Anne Seip (POPARD's former Administrator) on Asperger syndrome (AS). Visual supports are helpful for students with AS by providing static messages to assist with organization and poor executive functioning skills. A variety of samples are shared in this module, such as schedules, home/school bridge, check in/out cards, and more.

type: 
ASD

Asperger Syndrome Part 4: Visually Supported Messages

length: 
14 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jo-Anne Seip

This is the fourth part of a five-part series workshop by Jo-Anne Seip (POPARD's former Administrator) on Asperger syndrome (AS). Individuals with AS can have challenges in receiving and interpreting auditory messages. This part discusses practical strategies, such as comic strip conversation, illustrated visual conversations, anger-mometers, and more.

type: 
ASD

Asperger Syndrome Part 3: Challenges & Strengths in Students with AS

length: 
17 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jo-Anne Seip

This is the third part of a five-part series workshop by Jo-Anne Seip (POPARD's former Administrator) on Asperger syndrome (AS). In this part, Jo-Anne discusses challenges students with AS have in concentration, executive functioning and communication. She refers to the book "Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome" by Luke Jackson to provide examples of challenges faced by a 13 year old student with AS.

type: 
ASD

Asperger Syndrome Part 2: Emotional Vulnerability

length: 
14 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jo-Anne Seip

This is the second of a five-part series workshop by Jo-Anne Seip (POPARD's former Administrator) on Asperger syndrome (AS). This part discusses the emotional vulnerability of people with AS. The video "Intricate Minds: Understanding Classmates with Asperger Syndrome" by Coulter Video shows interviews with adolescent students.

type: 
ASD

Asperger Syndrome Part 1: Introduction to Asperger

length: 
20 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jo-Anne Seip

This is the first of a five-part series workshop by Jo-Anne Seip on Asperger syndrome (AS). In this part, Jo-Anne (POPARD's former Administrator) discusses the characteristics of students with AS. Throughout the series, Jo-Anne refers to the book "Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome" by Luke Jackson.

type: 
ASD

Frequently Asked Questions

length: 
13 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Allison Adams

Allison Adams (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) addresses a few frequently asked questions from educators. She also gives an introduction to understanding some students' behaviour and what kind of issues may arise in the future.

 

type: 
ASD