A few of the little details in my Special Education Classroom
Sometimes it's the littlest details that make the biggest difference in a classroom. Here's a few of my little classroom details. Someday I will show you all of the big details too...I just need to be more prepared for that! Supply station central. With visuals. AMAZING - because students and staff know where everything goes. So simple and organized and makes my life easier than my last two years when I thought I was pretty organized but had different things throughout the room. Everything…
Special Education Classroom Job & Money Math
As a teacher who teaches kids with severe disabilities, one of my biggest goals is to teach kiddos skills that will help them succeed in the "real world". Yes, I would love for my kids to be able to add and multiply fractions, but realistically, knowing money math will help them to be more successful in their futures. To work on money math, self-determination, and work skills, I am having classroom jobs that kids will get paid for (WITH REAL MONEY! Note: fake money is pointless for kids with…
AdaptEd 4 Special Ed
Give your non-readers a chance to enjoy reading independently with these easy readers. "I see a..." Speech Therapy, Special Education, Autism
Visual Necklace: Behavior Management in an Autism Classroom
38 visuals included. I have used this visual necklace to help my students with autism understand what is being requested of them as well as to help minimize the talking from adults in the classroom. These really do work wonders and it makes you realize how much some of your lower functioning stu...
Five Ways to Store Autism Visuals
This is a blog about educating students with autism for parents, teachers, speech pathologists, and other school staff.
10 SLP Ways to Play: Wind Up Toys
Next up in my '10 ways to play' series is the super fun wind up toy. I have a handy dandy box of wind up toys that are worth their weight in gold. Wind up toys
What is Matthew Doing? Adapted Book for Students with Special Needs » Autism Adventures
Ah ha! Here is my new adapted book! This is a fun one… I used my brother as a real life model! I needed to create some materials to re-enforce some of my vocational and life-skill lessons within my classroom. This book helps identify different common household chores. Here is a preview to my newest …
A Dozen Tips for Supporting Early Speech Development In Children with Severe Childhood Apraxia of Speech - PediaStaff
By: Margaret A. Fish, M.S., CCC-SLP Editor’s Note: PediaStaff would like to thank CASANA/Apraxia-Kids for introducing us to this wonderful CAS expert! Young children with suspected childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and children with very severe CAS present unique challenges to speech-language pathologists. When children begin to develop some volitional control over the production of […]
Using the Preferred Learning Medium to Design a Communication System
Guidelines for using the preferred learning medium to design a communication system for students with multiple disabilities and visual impairments
Learn how to make and use an experience book to boost language and literacy skills in toddlers, preschoolers, and children with language disorders. This would be good for attention-seeking replacement behaviors as well as language development.
Top Sixteen FREE Apps for Language Therapy
***May 15, 2014: Newly updated with SIX new free aps!*** Most people know that speech-language pathologists help work on speech sound production and stuttering. But the field is so much more diverse than that, and speech sounds and stuttering make up only about 25 percent of my caseload. You've seen...