Community Collaborations

HANDS in Autism® is honored to collaborate with many amazing community and non-profit organizations to jointly create products and resources to support individuals with ASD and related disabilities on their path towards success and independence.

Learn about the projects, explore the websites of our collaborators, and contact us by email or phone if you would like to work with us!

Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc Sorority

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Collaborative Project: Since 2017, members of Tri Kappa help us assemble visual supports in English and in Spanish for individuals with ASD and related disabilities. With their help, we have been able to put together hundreds of visuals, including communication cards, stoplight and countdown boards. Check out the report! We are currently developing more options to expand the range of offered tools. Thank you, Tri Kappa for your support!

Autism Awareness/Information Cards for Indivdiuals with ASD and Professionals

How-To Template: Autism Information Cards

Communication Tools and Supports

How-To Template: Pulley Cards

Stoplight and CountDown Board

How-To Template: Stop Light and CountDown Boards

Turn Taking Tools for Group Activities

How-To Template: Turn Cards

In 2021, we started a new collaborative project to put together and distribute sensory kits to families and individuals with ASD to support sensory needs. Learn more, donate items, and/or help put kits together.

First Steps

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Collaborative Project: For many years, we have collaborated with First Steps in Indiana on a range of projects: conference presentations, joint workshops, extension of early childhood training materials and opportunities, and submission of articles for their newsletter editions. Thank you, First Steps, for the work you do and we look forward to continuing current and starting new collaborations!

Past Newsletter Submissions:

Access    Visual Structure. Communicating Expectations and Minimizing Behaviors