Fall

Fall Recipe Units

My class LOVES cooking and The Speech Helper and I just finished a great new resources for some Fall Cooking Fun! This packet - Fall Recipe Units - contains 3 adapted recipe units for some fun Fall Themed cooking! Cooking is a fun and motivating activity that is great...

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October Links for Free Resources

October is my favorite! Throw a monster and a ghost on it and suddenly my kids are clamoring away to participate in the activity. I love it. What I love even more is that TpT is LOADED with amazing free resources that you kids will go gaga for! October Freebie Links: ...

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October Ideas & Activities

October is a time for ghosts, goblins, pumpkins, and witches. My class goes all out for Halloween. We do it up big. It's a big "let kids be kids" time in my mind. Here are some of our favorite activities for October & Halloween: Oreo Cookie Spiders Delicious,...

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My Favorite Fall Craft 🙂

Let me admit this right up front. This is stolen from pinterest (follow me!). For sure stolen. I'm clearly not this creative and cutesy. I try but luckily I don't need to - pinterest does it for me 🙂 Woohoo. These trees turned out super adorable and could be done by...

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Teaching Being Thankful

Working on abstract concepts such as being thankful is SO challenging for our kiddos because of their language deficits. A diagnostic criteria of autism is a language delay. Language is HARD for our kids. So explaining something in terms of language goes right over...

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Freebie: True & False Turkey Task Cards

I'm sure we can all commiserate about the ever increasing testing demands that even impact our students with the highest needs. I recently had to administer a citywide standardized test to two students with autism because they didn't qualify for the alternate...

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November Freebie Links

November is upon us my friends! I blinked and October flew by like a witch on her broom. I've been hanging on tight and repeating the "just keep swimming, just keep swimming" mantra in my head. This fall has been insanely busy! I swear I would give my pinky finger for...

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Tips for Staying Sane on Halloween

#halloweenistomorrow #hyperkids #toomuchcandy #partiescausemeltdowns #nostructure #schedulechanges #worstnightmare #halloweennightmare #teachertears Halloween can be terrifying. It can be just down right horrific. Picture this: unanticipated schedule changes,...

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