SCASD is Here to Help
Please fill out the Social Work Family Needs Assessment if you have a student attending a school within the State College Area School District and your family has any unmet needs as stated below. Once we receive the form, someone from our Social Work team will contact you. Please be assured that the information provided below will be kept CONFIDENTIAL and shared only with SCASD Support Services.
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If you would like to help others during this time, please find information at the following sources:
Information for Cargivers of Children With Exceptionalities
Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times - This document has TONS of info on helping your child with Autism during a change, as well as many free visuals (e.g., visual schedules, social stories, visual calming routines, etc.)!
Social-Emotional Resources for You and Your Family
Helpful Stories for Kids:
Positive Behavior Support at Home
Example Expectations Matrix for Home - This is an example of a Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) expectations matrix that we use at school. We encourage you to use this as an example to create your own with your family at home and define and expand upon the starter points provided. This will help you to establish consistency and mutually agreed upon expectations between members of your household.
Weekly Newletters from SCASD's Behavior Specialists: