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Farm Activities for Fall

Farm Activities for Fall

Off to the Farm!   Even though it's still in the high 80s, it's Fall to me! Once September hits, I am ready for pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin patches, and visits to all of our nearby farms. The best farm in my hometown is Braehead Farm. Located in Fredericksburg,...

Using Adapted Books to Work on Color Concepts

Using Adapted Books to Work on Color Concepts

Still working on color concepts with your students?  I created another adapted book series about colors.  This series includes; “What Color is the Food?”, “What Color is the Animal?”, and “What Color is the School Supply?”  Many of the students on my caseload are...

Growing Up

Growing Up

The double digits are approaching for my girl. What’s next for Ady as she’s about to turn 10? Ady was diagnosed with autism and sensory processing disorder at age 2. She uses a device to communicate along with a few signs and some vocal speech (that I am very grateful...

Life Skills Lesson Plan: A Daily Outline

Life Skills Lesson Plan: A Daily Outline

Teaching a life skills class was my favorite class to prepare and plan for.  This class was critical in helping our students become independent in the real world and a class from which all students could benefit.  I created the following lesson plan outline to make...

Winter Fun!

Winter Fun!

Beat the Winter Blues By January, when the holidays are over and everything settles into routine, the winter blues can set in. The weather in the mid-west gets cold, rainy, snowy, and gross. Indoor recess becomes the norm, and students (and staff!) get restless. Some...

Engaging Winter Fun Activities!

Engaging Winter Fun Activities!

Coming back from the holiday break can be tough but knowing that snow, winter fun, and snowman themed activities were up next made it just a bit easier! These fun winter themed activities are sure to keep your students interested and engaged!Easy Weekly...

How To Implement ABA In The Classroom

How To Implement ABA In The Classroom

Many of us know the advantages to ABA (applied behavior analysis) and what it can do for not only people with Autism, but in changing any human behavior. ABA was not started because of Autistic individuals. ABA is the science of human behavior that uses techniques and...

Focus on Five: Sub Plans

Focus on Five: Sub Plans

One of the major reasons I don’t like taking a day off from school is because of sub plans. Now that winter is upon us, students and teachers will inevitably get sick and sub plans are a must. In addition, teachers are people with families and mental/physical health...

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