Autism Speaks Microsoft Office Templates

Autism Speaks Logo At Autism Speaks, our goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. Call the Autism Response Team for help 888-AUTISM2 (US), e-mail familyservices@autismspeaks.org, or visit www.autismspeaks.org.

Autism Speaks, the world's largest science and autism advocacy organization, is also a Microsoft Office.com content partner and has provided two sets of templates on Office.com:

  • Forms from the Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit in editable Microsoft Word format. The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit was created specifically for newly diagnosed families to make the best possible use of the 100 days following their child's diagnosis of autism, Asperger's Syndrome (AS), or high-functioning autism (HFA).  There are additional forms from the Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit, a tool designed to assist families on the journey from adolescence to adulthood.

The list of personalized stories PowerPoint templates developed by Autism Speaks in partnership with the University of Washington Autism Center and Microsoft Office.com is as follows:

Template Description
Handling Bullying Customize this personalized story template to help explain how to handle bullying to your child.
Potty Training Customize this personalized story template to help explain how to use the potty to your child.
Talking with Others Customize this personalized story template to help explain how to talk with other people with your child.
Going to the Store Customize this personalized story template to help explain what to expect when your family goes to the store to your child.
Play Date Customize this personalized story template to help explain what to expect on a play date to your child.
Taking Turns Customize this personalized story template by Autism Speaks to help explain the process of taking turns to your child.
Going to a Restaurant Customize this personalized story template to help your child know what to expect when they go to a restaurant.
Grandma and Grandpa are Leaving Customize this personalized story template to help explain new family situations to your child.
My Evening Customize this personalized story template to help guide your child through their evening.
My Morning Customize this personalized story to guide your child through the morning.
Keeping Clean Customize this personalized story template to help remind your child how to keep clean throughout the day.
Visiting the Doctor Customize this personalized story to help your child know what to expect when they visit the doctor.

The list of Microsoft Word templates from the Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and Transition Tool Kit include the following:

Template Description
Service Provider Planner This form helps you to keep a record of service providers, including dates of contact, requested services, their availabilities, status, follow up required, etc. Many families juggle a wide variety of providers in caring for their child with autism, so keeping all of the data together in one place can help manage the substantial amount of information that comes with each of these contacts.
Child Progress Tracker It is essential to keep a record of the progress your child is making in many areas of his or her development. This form includes specific dates, tests administered, goals mastered, goals started, etc. This information will also be important for you to share with professionals related to each of these goals. Monitoring your child’s progress is a critical component of ensuring he or she is on the right path and taking steps in the right direction.
Medication Information and History Many individuals with autism are on a variety of medications. The information in this form, which includes medication name, purpose, dosage, and prescribing doctor, can be passed out to family members and friends so everyone can be sure your child is taking the medications properly, and is prepared in case of an emergency when medication information is critical.
Phone Log for tracking medical and service history This form allows you to take notes on each of the many phone calls you make regarding your child, including the date and time, a summary of the call, and follow up requirements. This way calls made to schools, therapists, doctors, service providers and state agencies can be kept all in one place for easy access to the information you need in order to keep track of the conversations you’ve had with professionals.
Contact List for Medical and Service Professionals This form will help you keep track of the contact information of medical professionals, therapists, service providers, state agencies, etc. Keeping all of this information in one place will allow you or any of your family members to review the list of all professionals working with your child, and to quickly reach out to a professional you might need to contact.
Request for Special Education This template letter to your school district requests a special education evaluation and more information for your child’s IEP (Individual Education Program) and progress in school. It is important to advocate for your child and be sure that he or she is receiving the services that he or she needs and is entitled to. This letter provides you with a simple and effective way to contact your schools.
Child Transition Planning Transition is an essential component in the development of your child. It is especially important to monitor your child’s progress during transition periods. The transition process involves a wide variety of state agencies and providers, including residential providers, vocational rehabilitation specialists, advocacy and legal professionals, etc. This form allows you to keep all of the contact information and progress together to ensure as smooth of a transition as possible.
 
 
Applies to:
PowerPoint 2013, Word 2013, PowerPoint 2010, Word 2010, PowerPoint 2007, Word 2007