• ASD Nest Program New Staff Training Schedule
    Prior to beginning work in the ASD Nest program, all teachers and therapists complete specialized graduate level training in working with students with autism spectrum disorders. The training is provided by, and takes place at, Hunter College, at no cost to the students. NYU’s ASD Nest Support... Read More
  • Online Resources
    Shortcuts         Social Media Pinterest: Check out dozens of photographs from ASD Nest classrooms around New York City, including examples of visual supports, organized classroom environments, break areas, social supports, and more!    Twitter: See a steady stream... Read More
  • Past Speakers
    The ASD Nest Support Project is proud to provide ASD Nest staff with the opportunity to hear from some the biggest names in the field of autism spectrum disorders. Below are some of the previous speakers Nest educators have heard from.   Brenda Smith Myles  Brenda Smith Myles Ph.D., a c... Read More
  • Professional Development Resources: Articles
    Articles For articles by about the ASD Nest program and by ASD Nest Support Project staff, visit our Publications page.   ASD as a Culture I strongly feel that any ASD person who wishes to THRIVE in this NT world needs to take it upon themselves to understand not just the NT world in whic... Read More
  • Professional Development Resources: Blogs
    Blogs Differentiation Daily Paula Kluth is the author of You're Gonna Love this Kid and Just Give Him the Whale. She posts daily tips and ideas for engaging lessons, differentiating for all kinds of learners. Paula Kluth gave an amazing presentation at the AHA Conference in October 2011 as well ... Read More
  • Professional Development Resources: Books
    General Autism Information The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome Tony Attwood The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome (AS). Now including a new introduction explaining the impact of DSM-5 on the diagnosis and approach... Read More
  • Professional Development Resources: Videos
    Rosie King: My Autism and Me, BBC BBC - My Autism and Me     Rosie King, TED MED TEDMED 2014: Rosie King      Peter Vermeulen: On Happiness & Well-being, Good Autism Practice Peter Vermeulen at Good Autism Practice Conference 2014     Steve ... Read More
  • Professional Development Schedule 2016-2017
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  • Publications
    Jump to articles by the ASD Nest Support Team, or Nest in the media   The ASD Nest Model:  A Framework for Inclusive Education for Higher Functioning Children on the Autism Spectrum Edited by Shirley Cohen & Lauren Hough Published by AAPCClick here for more information from ... Read More