Consultants from the Intermediate Unit are qualified to provide assistance in order to support students diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Training, technical assistance and resources can be provided to assist building level teams design an effective educational program for students with ASD. These services may include support in the areas of assessment, curriculum and effective instruction and will be based on evidence-based strategies already established for students with ASD. Training and technical assistance can be provided through individual, small or large group teaching and/or guided practice with follow up coaching sessions on an as-needed basis. Please visit The National Autism Center, National Standards Project or The National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice for more information about the evidence-based practices for Autism. For more information about Autism or the Autism Initiative ABA Supports, please see the PaTTAN website.