Academics

Including Art, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science and Work Tasks

Behavior Visuals for Specials Classes

We talked about this earlier this month - how problems behaviors don't only occur within the four walls of our little classroom homes. Behaviors will occur throughout environment and are sometimes more likely in unfamiliar settings. Gym class, music class, and art...

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Teaching the Skill of Imitation

Some say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well I say imitation is the building block to all learning. It's not as catchy but it's important. Imitation is so important it earned its right to have its own blog post amongst such uber important topics as IEP...

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Error Correction Procedures

If you read my blog regularly you know that I am constantly singing the praise of consistent use of positive reinforcement for all of those correct and appropriate behaviors that we see from our kids. Remember, we want to see more and more of those behaviors so adding...

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Fluency Instruction

Fluency instruction is something I talk A LOT about. I talk about it so much because not only is it a meaningful, functional, and effective way to work on skill development it also isn't all that complicated. It's also the PERFECT paraprofessional run station. It...

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January Activities & Resources

{click page for link} Snow Day and a little Jan Brett will warm your winter heart. I love working on compare/contrast with The Mitten and The Hat. Whatever level your students are working at, it's always great to incorporate some seasonal fun. This is the perfect time...

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Task Cards for the Win

This month we've chatted about all kinds of ways to incorporate academics into your independent work systems. I love use sorts, file folder activities, and adapted books in my independent work systems. Another go-to resource for this area are task cards. Task...

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International Products!

I am LONG overdue in this announcement. I was so distracted all fall and winter talking about schedules, data, and assessments that I completely forgot to share with you all a big project that we completed last summer. All Autism Helper resources with money are now...

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Quick Review Pages

Let's be honest for a minute. While you all know I love a good adapted book and file folder activities make my soul smile, they can take for freaken ever to prep. There is a reason each of you doesn't have 302 file folder activities ready to go in your classrooms -...

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Easy Academic Based Work Tasks

This month we've been chatting all about academic based independent work. Maybe your students are working on foundational skills and you're thinking the concept of incorporating academics into work tasks doesn't seem feasible. Today I'm going to let my photos do the...

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Day and Month File Folder Activities

In this endeavor towards academic based independent work we want to target all areas of our needs for our students. We also want to make sure learning is functional - especially for our older kids. I hear teachers all of the time getting frustrated because they don't...

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