Autism Teacher Resources

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Puzzle Piece Project and Autism Awareness Month

For Students K - 12th Standards
Looking for ways to include your class members in Autism Awareness Month? Use a packet that provides several opportunities to include the student body in an important campaign. 
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Autism iHelp – Language Concepts

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
A parent of a child with autism, and a speech-language pathologist together developed this language-intervention app to be used with students with severe to moderate autism. 
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Music Lesson Plan for Teaching Children with (Severe) Autism

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Here's a packet of music activities designed specifically for children with autism. Kids learn greeting, echo, and repertory songs, as well as rhythmic patterns to play rhythm instruments.
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Top 8 Exercises for Autism Fitness

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Create an inclusive physical education program with help from eight exercises designed to met of the needs of children with autism. Activities include ball work, hurdles, bear crawls, resistance bands, star jumps, and the Scramble. 
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Bringing Attention to Autism Awareness Month

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
A short description of Autism Awareness Month and a few fun activities to engage your autistic learners.
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Autism Speaks School Community Toolkit

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Guide members of the educational community in understanding and supporting autistic learners. A kit from Autism Speaks includes an array of tools designed for parents, teachers, and community members. 
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Tools to Support the Unique Needs of Learners with Autism

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Tools Tools Tools! Here is a collection of printables, templates, graphic organizers, and other classroom tools that support the unique needs of children with autism. From handwriting to hand washing and speaking out to listening, these...
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Supporting Learning in the Student with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners with autism face many challenges. Help them to meet these challenges with a packet loaded with practical suggestions, activities, and materials.
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World Autism Awareness Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this World Autism Awareness Day activity, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose correct words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey.
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Physical Education for Pupils with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Teachers will find this resource helpful in addressing sensory issues and communication (visual and verbal) when it comes to implementing a good quality PE experience for those with an autistic spectrum disorder. The resource provides...
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Understanding Motor Planning Deficits in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Packet with possibilities, a helpful presentation is designed to provide information about motor planning deficits in learners with autism spectrum disorder. The presentation also models activities that improve planning and develop motor...
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Fun Activity for Young Children with Autism

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Stimulate the senses with this fun activity for young children with Autism. The class makes sensory bottles to use during breaks, down time, or sensory time. They fill the bottles with water, beads, string, glitter, and food coloring,...
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Lessons for Young Children with Autism

For Teachers K
Here are a variety of lessons geared for young children with Autism. There are 12 short activities intended to build attention, imitation, communication, independent living, social, motor, and literacy skills. Each skill is geared toward...
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Empathy, Friendship, and Support

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Everyone is different—which is a great reason to teach empathy to everyone. Teach neurotypical learners about autism, including a definition and how students with autism sometimes act in the classroom, with a language arts lesson plan...
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Reading Phonetically: /an/ words

For Students K - 6th
What do the words van, man, and pan have in common? The /an/ sound! Reinforce this target sound with this resource, intended for an audience with autism or other special needs. Your learners will see an image and the corresponding word,...
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Tips for working with participants with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Everyday life can be overwhelming for a student with autism spectrum disorder. An informative presentation guides teachers through definitions of common attributes associated with autism, as well as ways to meet sensory needs to...
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Improving Sleep for Children with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Sometimes learners with autism have trouble getting into routines and schedules, especially when it comes to sleep. Quickly refer to a guide that provides tips, checklists, sample schedules, and visuals to help your child become a better...
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Wearing Green on St. Patrick's Day: A Social Story

For Students K - 6th
Intended for kids with autism, this set of slides shows different characters wearing different pieces of green clothing for St. Patrick's Day. As suggested, use this to reinforce clothing vocabulary. 
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Going to the Doctor: Vocabulary Cards

For Students K - 6th
Flash cards are a great tool for kids with autism; use them to build a functional vocabulary.  This set of nine flash cards focus in on vocabulary you'd use at the doctor's office. Consider providing sentence frames for your learners to...
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Teaching the Musical Concept of Tempo

For Teachers K
Intended for an Autism class, this lesson teaches self-expression through music while facilitating an understanding of the concept of tempo. Pupils engage in a call-and-response song, clap, discuss, and sing keeping feelings and tempo...
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Ian’s Walk and Apples for Cheyenne

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Help young learners understand friendship and empathy with two reading comprehension lessons. Each lesson focuses on a story about a child with autism, and encourages readers to compare and contrast the characters to each other and to...
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Autism Awareness

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Planning activities for Autism Awareness Month? Check out the ideas in a packet designed to raise awareness of autism. Suggestions include plans for an assembly to launch a school-wide focus, lesson plans for classroom activities, and...
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Autism Awareness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Have your class inquire about learning disabilities by identifying their own capabilities. They discuss their interests and hobbies and identify that not everyone has the same skill set now or anytime in the future. They listen as the...
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Andy and His Yellow Frisbee and Ian's Walk, A Story About Autism

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils analyze two individuals with autism. In this language arts lesson, students read two stories about kids with autism and discuss how advocates have helped people with disabilities. Pupils compare and contrast the main characters in...

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