This is a great video that shows teachers' perspectives on what it's like to teach autistic students, as well as provides insight into autism itself. It brings you a closer look at how autism presents itself in a classroom, and how we as upper-level teachers can relate better to these students.
Watch an eye-opening video about Autism created by kids who have Autism. Provides a general understanding of Autism for newcomers. You'd be surprised that someone you know could be Autistic and not even know it---Autism is a complex spectrum and not always obvious. This video will help you begin to understand.
If you can overlook the bad video voice editing aspect, this video is an EXCELLENT collection of information about Autism, covering everything from attributes of the autistic person, to famous cases of autism (Temple Grandin), how some may be higher functioning than others, how Autistics have a variety of thought processes, and the basic types of Autism. A wonderful way to delve deeper into the topic of Autism for the newcomer who doesn't know much about the subject.
An Experienced Educator provides practical tips for those who are new to teaching Autistic students. This is a critical list of reminders when venturing into a new classroom (especially if you already know that you will be working with an Autistic student). It will help you understand what the Autistic student needs in order to feel more at ease in the classroom as well as have a more productive learning experience.