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308 resources with the concept autism

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Ready, Set, Respond!

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
When faced with a difficult situation, do you respond selfishly, face it head on, or ignore the problem? This game encourages learners to evaluate the wide range of reactions we can have to problematic situations, and how our responses...
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Self-Control Meters for Volume, Space and Levels of Formality

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
If your pupils have difficulty producing the appropriate voice volume in various settings or respecting personal space, refer to this "control-o-meter" device. This resource includes materials to create three meters for you to clearly...
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Color Clips

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
R-E-D spells red. Kids manipulate squares of color and match a lettered, color square with the same letter printed on a clothespin.
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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 learners with autism sometimes act in the classroom, with a language arts lesson about...
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Autism and the Structure and Function of Synapses

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take autism awareness in your class to a whole new level. Scholars watch a short video to discover how autism affects the brain. The narrator discusses the effects of altered proteins on neural synapses and the role the nucleus plays in...
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Disability Awareness Activity Packet

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Bring awareness to disabilities with a packet consisting of a variety of activities designed to inform scholars about disabilities—autism, hearing impairments, physical disabilities, and more! Learners test their communication skills,...
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Staying on Topic

For Teachers K - 12th
Get from the beginning of a conversation to a successful end with a communication activity. Learners practice staying on topic with a worksheet that prompts them to ask questions and make comments related to the subject of the conversation.
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Every Day Activity Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th Standards
Thirty-six picture cards showcase every day activities including sitting, going outside, singing, and more! 
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Dressing and Undressing Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
Create an inclusive living environment with help from picture cards detailing the step-by-step process of dressing and undressing. 
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Toileting Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
Assist scholars in the restroom with a set of cards created to show every step needed to follow. Each picture details a specific step from closing the bathroom door to drying your hands. 
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Reciprocal Conversation

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Keep the conversation going with a social skills activity. Designed for learners with autism, the lesson guides peers through the back-and-forth of a conversation, encouraging them to wait their turn before responding.
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Starting a Conversation

For Teachers K - 12th
What words are appropriate to begin a conversation with another person? Use an activity that helps class members decide appropriate ways to approach individuals with conversation.
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Tone of Voice and Volume Control

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
What level of voice is most appropriate for the classroom? Develop volume control in your learners with ASD with an activity that lets them know when they are using appropriate and inappropriate voice level.
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Appropriate Topics of Conversation

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Conversation skills are key for having good social skills, but it can be tough for some especially those with autism. Use an activity that walks ASD pupils through topics that are and aren't appropriate for various audiences as they fill...
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Social Skills Card Game

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Encourage social skills including listening, speaking, and taking turns with a card game that challenges scholars to discuss topics and summarize in groups of four. 
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Social Play Action Figures

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Three activities stem from one hands-on project designed to explore character traits. Scholars create an action figure that reflects their personality to teach others about themselves and role play conversational skills.
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Respecting the Ideas of Others

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Communicating clearly is one part of a successful conversation, but listening to others is just as important. Individuals with special needs plan calm responses and reactions to differing opinions with a collaborative activity.
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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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9th Grade Reading Module: Autism, Temple Grandin & Daniel Tammet

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and...
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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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Educating Children about Autism in an Inclusive Classroom

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
How do we meet the needs of learners with autism? Find out with an in-depth study that offers a thorough explanation of autism—what it is and how unique every individual's case may be, nine lesson plans spanning from kindergarten to 12th...
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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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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
High schoolers apply sophisticated research skills to an inquiry-based project connected to Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation. Working from the prior unit and the model areas of investigation, including animal intelligence,...
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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and...