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Practical Money Skills: Lessons for Special Needs Students
Help special needs learners develop the money management skills they need to prepare for living on their own. The collection of 10 lessons cover budgeting, shopping, banking, saving and investing, understanding credit, and much more....
Home Living / Daily Living: Shopping List
Talk with your pupils about the importance of staying focused at the grocery store. Your special education class will discuss how to create and use a shopping list. They will make a shopping list and pretend to use it in a role-play...
Teaching Grocery Shopping Using Computer Based Instruction
Who doesn't need to buy groceries now and then? Prepare your special needs class for an upcoming trip to the grocery store. They practice matching the words on the shopping list to images of each item. They then use their list to locate...
Home Living / Daily Living: Shopping List 2
I've done this exercise with my special needs learners more times than I can count. They practice getting ready to shop at the grocery store by identifying items on their shopping list. They match grocery items to the proper department...
Using an adaptive shopping list, special needs students take a trip to the grocery store. Instead of words, their list contains pictures of the items they need to find and purchase at the store. They run through several practice and...
Purchasing Grocery Items
Buying groceries and using money is a must-have skill. Listed here are the steps and procedures needed to train a special needs individual to purchase items at the grocery store. They will use pretend money, a calculator, and images of...
Shopping For Groceries
Students communicate to purchase groceries. In this communication lesson, students create a photo book showing how to purchase groceries. Students practice communication, vocal noises and making facial expressions to show what they need.
Purchasing Items Using the Next Dollar Strategy
Drill and practice is the method of teaching for today. Special needs pupils practice rounding to the next dollar value when purchasing an item at the store. They are shown flash cards with a monetary value, they then have 3-5 seconds to...
Selecting Lower Priced Grocery Items
As adults, most individuals with special needs must live on a budget. Provide them with money management skills by teaching your class how to make price comparisons while shopping at the grocery store. They work through a series of...
Home Living/Daily Living: Selecting an Outfit
When people make clothing choices, they should be attempting to buy clothes that are the proper size. Unfortunately, for most that is a skill that they have never been taught. Make sure your special education learners can purchase...
After a videotaped training session, individuals with special needs practice purchasing skills. They view the video, discuss what the person in the video is doing, and then practice purchasing an item at a real store. The video session...
Purchasing Items Using “One-More-Than” Technique
While the method described to help learners with special needs is sound, it could create unforeseen issues. They are taught through structured practice, how to count out one dollar in coins and then add the dollar amount to it, to...
Using a Debit Card to Make Purchases
After you make a photo album of image depicting the process of using a debit card, kids in your class can start practicing. They learn how to use a debit card in various shopping and community settings to gain independent shopping...
Talk to Mom, Dad, Sister Worksheets
Help learners with special needs recognize the interests of their family members and build a foundation for conversation practice using worksheet activities and social prompts.
Opening Presents at a Party: A Social Story
Everybody has a birthday, for some children with autism, it can be a source of anxiety. Prepare your special needs or Autistic pupil for his birthday celebration with this social story. The story can be printed out, put into book form,...
Having a Birthday Party: A Social Story
Birthdays can be a stressful time for children with Autism. Get your special needs or Autistic pupil ready to party with this social story. Each page contains party images and text explaining what to expect during a birthday party. Share...
Going to a Birthday Party: A Social Story
What happens when we go to a Birthday Party? Lots of different things! Share what goes on, what to expect, and how to socially interact with your Autistic or special needs pupils. Each page lets children know what they will see and what...
Use this vocabulary development resource as flash cards or with an iPad. Autistic or special needs pupils can review birthday related vocabulary words. Each word is a verb and each associated image shows that verb as it is occurring at a...
3 Little Pigs Vocabulary
Prime your Autistic or special education pupil with this image-rich vocabulary preview. To be used with the story, Three Little Pigs, these cards each contain an image and the associated word or phrase that relates to the story.
Animal Sounds: The Three Little Pigs
Intended for use with the story of The Three Little Pigs, this resource offers special-needs individuals an opportunity to boost verbal skills and word recognition. Each page includes both words and vivid images to enhance the learning...
Reading Phonetically: /an/ words
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,...
Train Phonics - /an/ Words
Follow the phonics train and get your special needs class on the reading track. To promote the /an/ sound and phonemic awareness, each page contains an image of a train, and each car contains an item. The word representing that item is...
Cell Phone Usage When Lost
Getting lost can be scary for anybody. Hone communication skills necessary when attempting to ask for help in a scary situation. Learners with special needs discuss how to know they're lost and how to use a cell phone to call for help....
Using a Cell Phone When Lost in the Community
We have all been lost at some point and for Special Needs individuals getting lost in the community can be a real issue. They prepare for a life of independence by memorizing their phone number and practicing what to do if they are lost....