We are an interdisciplinary team of specialized educators including:
Special Education Director
Special Education Coordinators
Speech Language Pathologist
School Social Worker
Special Education Teachers
Early Childhood Special Education Teachers
Positive Behavior Supports
Assistance to Community Resources
Ongoing support & recommendations
Contact Flint Hills Special Education Cooperative Office to request assistance and to obtain referral forms from the Autism Interdisciplinary Team. For ages birth to 5 years call (620) 341-2216 and for ages 5 to 21 call (620) 341-2223.
What is Autism?
Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. (DSM-IV, 2012)
Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys
Autism prevalence figures are growing
Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.
Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism
There is no medical detection or cure for autism.
Information taken from www.autismspeaks.org
"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"
~ Dr. Seuss ~
Intensive Skills Classrooms
For those students with ASD who require sustained intensive supports throughout their entire school day.
Focus on teaching students skills and strategies for their social, behavioral, and language delays.
Follow the Structured Teaching Model.
Maynard Early Childhood Center
Emporia Middle School
Emporia High School
Up Coming Events:
Parent Support Group
Where: Timmerman Elementary
Why: To provide time for families to come together and share their questions and concerns and to find answers and support from other parents who have gone, or who are going through similar experiences