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Stand Up. . . Be InCtrl!

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between a bystander and an upstander? A collaborative project created through digital media helps the class understand that they can participate in an online community respectfully and responsibly. They consider...
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Anti-Bullying Efforts in the Elementary Classroom

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Help prevent bullying from ever beginning with these simple strategies for implementing class meetings.
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Developing Dialogue

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Why do people argue?  Use the article "A Holiday Medley, Off Key" to discuss the struggles that interfaith couples face when choosing to celebrate certain holidays. Then, in small groups, encourage learners to write dialogues that...
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I Like To Sing

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Aaron and Nick Carter discuss the importance of getting along. They describe ways they work together. One of the things they love to do is sing. By singing together, they show how it feels to cooperate and get along. This is an important...
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As The World Takes Turns

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this riveting episode of As the World Takes Turns, Telly and Zoe learn to take turns. Often times as teachers, we are required to assist more than one child, and those who are waiting need to learn the importance of being patient and...
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Tuba And Drum: Cooperation

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Telly and Elmo have to figure out a way to work together so that they can play their instruments at the same time. Elmo wants to play his drum and Telly wants to play his tuba. Eventually, they realize that they can cooperate by playing...
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Kids Talk About First Time

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Children talk about the first time they did something and how it felt. They discuss the importance of practicing and perseverance when learning a new skill. It's important that learners know from an early age that people aren't born...
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Bullying Can Be Stopped—7th Grade

For Teachers 7th
Help stop bullying and encourage learners to speak up! Discuss the definitions of bullying and when to approach an adult for help. Objectives and definitions are laid out followed by discussion procedures. A handout includes hypothetical...
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Everybody loves to contribute to the conversation, but it needs to be done politely so as not to interrupt. Help your little ones learn how to add to a conversation appropriately with a few activities that complement the book, My Mouth...
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Language Experience Stories

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Here is a great way to bring core content to your special education classroom. Included is a set of instructional ideas intended to help learners increase their verbal and written expression through storytelling. Tape recorders, story...
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Waiting While Riding in the Car

For Teachers K - 12th
Traffic and stop lights can be a bother for even the most patient person, but when you have autism, that extra time spent in a hot car can be a real nuisance. Here is a great story that addresses the need to be patient while waiting or...
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When I Can Scream

For Teachers K - 12th
Is there a time or place when screaming is okay? Sometimes it's appropriate to be loud, other times it's not. Help your learner with autism determine when screaming is appropriate. This well-written story can be fully customized to fit...
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When I Feel Angry

For Teachers K - 12th
Everybody feels angry sometimes, and it can be hard to know how to handle such a big emotion. This story was written with a learner with autism in mind. It provides clear guidelines the child can follow when he is feeling upset or angry....
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Adapted Sorry Board Game

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Board games are great for building social skills and for fostering recreation and leisure skills! Here, you'll find an image and a brief description of how you can make a tactile version of the game Sorry for your blind or low-vision...
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How to Play Baseball a Social Skills Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Team sports are quite social; they involve following rules, playing cooperatively, communication, taking turns, and interpersonal relations. Introduce your special education class to the all-American sport of baseball. They learn about...
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Game Related Social Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Most of us like to play games, but knowing what to do when a game doesn't go the way one expects is a learned skills. Adolescents with behavioral disorders practice responding to a variety of situations that arise during game play. They...
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Leisure Game Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
It's fun to play games, but sometimes it can be hard to know how. Here is an instructional activity intended to teach severely disabled learners how to engage in a fun leisure activity, such as playing checkers or croquet. They'll...
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Helping Others

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Teach the skills, phrases, and responses necessary to help another person. Your autistic learner will practice specific phrases and responses in simulated situations where an adult or peer needs assistance. The exercise includes helpful...
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Finding My Pathway

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders engage in a instructional activity that is concerned with the acquiring of skills necessary to make informed career choices. They examine the type of language that should be acquired for communication in the workplace....
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Clever Conversations Game

For Students 1st - 6th
Build social and conversation skills with a fun game! Special needs and children with autism can play this game to practice asking friendly questions and giving appropriate responses. After playing, have them ask one person a friendly...
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How Are My Social Skills?

For Students 5th - 12th
An outstanding activity on social skills is here for you. This four-page activity poses 25 skills for learners to consider, and rate themselves on using a 1 - 5 scale. At the bottom of the sheet, they must choose five skills they feel...
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Language Arts Skills: Listening and Speaking Strategies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Your class can practice communicating clearly. They practice listening and speaking through games such asTelephone and a social scavenger hunt. This is a solid lesson that helps apply good communication skills.
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Personal/Social Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Many teenagers dream of growing up to work in health and safety fields; give them some real-world insight using this research lesson. Although there are just the basics here, you can easily use them as an outline for an engaging career...
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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.