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The Passport is a guide to assist families and school personnel in ensuring that typical grade-appropriate opportunities are provided for students with ASD.
- How does the Passport work?
- For each grade level, there are two examples of home and school expectations. These expectations describe activities, opportunities, or skills that are typical of students at a particular grade-level. There is also a blank area to select another alternative. Both the school and family should maintain separate copies of the Passport, and update both versions as they meet for the IEP, or to review goal progress. This is to ensure typical grade-level experiences occur for the student with ASD.
Other Versions of the Passport
Tools to support the Passport
The following tools help support the purpose and use of the START Passport. The documents and templates are downloadable for modification and individualization.
- Passport Overview: two-page document and explanation of the Passport
- Detailed Passport Explanation Slides: detailed explanation of the Passport
- Brief Passport Explanation Slides: short overview of the Passport (aligns with Passport Webinar)
- Passport Implementation Process Worksheet: worksheet that supports implementation of passport goals with families; document includes steps, meeting activities, resources and tools.
- School Independence Goal Ideas: document with examples of independence goals for school routines, including social skills and self-care; goals target from kindergarten through high school and secondary transition
- Home Independence Goal Ideas: document with examples of independence goals for home including social, daily living, and self-care skills; goals target kindergarten through high school and secondary transition
- Home Passport Goal Steps/Task Analysis Template: template for implementing a task analysis of Passport goals, includes space for recording progress and comments
- Example 1. Home Passport Goal Steps-Staying Home Alone: example of goal steps (a task analysis) for the goal of staying home alone
- Example 2. Home Passport Goal Steps-Board Game: example of goal steps (a task analysis) for the goal of playing a board game with a peer, sibling, or other family member
Passport Overview Webinar (9:47):
Provides an overview and examples of using the Passport.
Task Analysis (8:11):
Covers how to set up a task analysis with examples provided.
RCN Passport Order Form
Passports can be ordered by using the RCN Passport Order Form. Passports will be delivered to RCN meetings. If delivery to the meetings is not possible, START will ship the Passports. If you are interested in ordering more than 100 of one of the Passports or if you have any questions, please contact the START office before filling out this form.