Fall

Basic Learner Skills with TURKEYS!

Basic Learner Skills with TURKEYS!

Well, it’s that time of year again! I love the holidays and different seasonal themes to increase engagement and skill building.  You guessed it. It’s turkey time!  As I now work with even younger kiddos (sometimes as young as 20 months), I have been stretching myself...

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Simple Halloween Activities

Simple Halloween Activities

Simple Halloween Activities There is nothing that brings more joy to my students than good holiday fun. Halloween is especially a favorite. Halloween activities are incredibly motivating for my students, so I’m sure to squeeze in as much learning fun as I can over...

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Turkey Fun in Early Childhood

Turkey Fun in Early Childhood

There’s nothing more comforting (in my eyes at this point) in the midst of a pandemic than the thought of comforting Thanksgiving food.  If you’re looking for ways to incorporate some turkey and Thanksgiving fun into your classroom or virtual session, then this post...

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Halloween Core and Fringe Boards

Halloween Core and Fringe Boards

Halloween and other themed activities may look a little different this year but as special education teachers, one thing that remains the same is structure and the need for language support!  I love creating themed core and fringe language boards so that my students...

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Halloween Resources for Virtual or In-Person Learning

Halloween Resources for Virtual or In-Person Learning

I love teaching in October. Students are in a routine, expectations have been set and the real fun and learning can begin. There are so many great fall resources at The Autism Helper! My students this year adore Halloween, and I'm gathering and prepping all of the...

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Halloween Fun in Early Childhood!

Halloween Fun in Early Childhood!

Oh, I just LOVE the holidays in an elementary school!  The kids are so excited, and I love being themed and making it special for them.  With that being said, I don’t suddenly go crazy and throw out structure and routine.  I keep our normal routine for the...

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Visual Recipes for Thanksgiving

Visual Recipes for Thanksgiving

Holidays are all about traditions. One of my classroom's favorite Thanksgiving tradition is cooking a big Thanksgiving feast. We have so much fun. Over the years, we've streamlined the process to make it a little bit less chaotic but that dang pile of dishes after is...

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True & False Turkeys {freebie}

True & False Turkeys {freebie}

One of my favorites Freebies I ever made is True & False Turkeys. We loved it so much that I decided turkeys are appropriate year-round. I’m sure we can all commiserate about the ever increasing testing demands that even impact our students with the highest needs....

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