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Improving K-12 education for students on the autism spectrum in Montgomery County, MD

xMinds Services For Educators

xMinds Educator Grants

xMinds provides grants for Montgomery County teachers to purchase curricular material or pursue trainings that improve their support for the autistic students in their classrooms. Apply online for an xMinds Educator Grant.

Free Membership to xMinds

For no charge, educators can attend monthly speaker events and be included in the xMinds educator directory.

Monthly Speaker Events

xMinds hosts speaker events once a month during the school year. Speakers cover a range of topics of interest to educators of students on the autism spectrum, including for example, evidence-based approaches for promoting academic success (e.g. executive function or behavior strategies), and how to understand challenging behaviors. These events typically run from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on weekday evenings and are located in Rockville during the first half of the school year, and in Silver Spring during the second half of the school year. These events are free to educator members.

See past events | See future events

Website Resources

See Resources > Educator Resources in our site navigation menu for original content and links to outside resources concerning the core strengths and challenges of autistic students, and reliable, current, evidence-based strategies to support these unique students in the education setting.

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