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123 resources with the keyterm autism

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Circle multiplication: 7s and 8s

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Learning tools are invaluable. Teach your Autistic or special needs pupils how to multiply by 7s and 8s. They will use the circles to match the correct answer to the correct single-digit equation. Great for reinforcing multiplication...
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What to Expect on Valentines Day: A Social Story

For Students 1st - 6th
Valentine's Day is fun and exciting for most members of your class, but for learners on the autism spectrum, it can be disorienting. A social story demonstrates what one can expect on Valentine's Day. It explains what happens on...
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Having a Birthday Party: A Social Story

For Teachers K - 6th
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...
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Opening Presents at a Party: A Social Story

For Students K - 5th
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,...
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Line Up Balls

For Students K - 6th
At times special needs or Autistic children have a difficult time disengaging from a lesson to line up at the door. This brief strategy overview employs mini-porcupine balls and a pocket. It was developed to help pupils transition to...
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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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Self-Portrait

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Build a sense of self while honing prewriting and fine motor skills by having your learners with autism draw a self-portrait. The lesson is intended for younger pupils but could be used with learners of any age in need of motor and...
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Tracing The Origins of Autism: A Spectrum of New Studies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Has the occurrence of autism increased over the years, or do the changes in diagnostic criteria account for the difference? High schoolers read an article about autism spectrum disorders and the related epidemiological studies that have...
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Three is a Toxic Number

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Future public health advocates read a case study of a combination of water pollutants that may be linked to autism. The class is split into three groups, one to research each of the suspected chemicals. The look at how each one affects...
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Make a Social Skills Superhero Comic Book

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Get creative as you teach a lesson on positive peer and social interactions. Discuss good social interactions through a scenario, brainstorm a positive response to the scenario, then creat a comic book superhero that exemplifies the...
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I Need Help

For Teachers K - 2nd
Everyone needs help now and then, but asking for help may come more naturally for some than it does for others. Provide in-context communication practice for your verbal or non-verbal autistic learners. They are given a toy or puzzle...
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Imitating a Peer

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Imitation of a peer is what your autistic learners will focus on today. You'll prompt them to imitate a selected peer, either their actions, emotions, or facial expressions. This is done through repetitive trails and positive...
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What's in the Bag?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice interpersonal communication with your young learners with autism. They play a game to practice asking appropriate questions. They each take turns asking, "What's in the bag?" Additionally, they discuss reasons for asking...
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Social Skills For Autism

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Designed for pupils with special needs, such as autism, this lesson calls for learners to  practice saying hello to others. The teacher begins by modeling the behavior she expects and practicing with each pupil before pairing learners...
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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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Medical Establishment: Hall of Fame

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discover what a medical establishment is and how it helps people with disabilities.  In this medical lesson, students research information about a specific medical establishment online.  Learners then work in pairs to create a...
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Andy and His Yellow Frisbee and Ian's Walk, A Story About Autism

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students 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. Students compare and contrast the main...
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All About My Brother

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study autism. In this autism awareness lesson plan, students explore the effects of autism. The class reads All About My Brother and explore ways to communicate and advocate for people with autism.
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Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Students with autism increase their knowledge about autism, communication, life skills, and goal setting. They read selections from authors who have written about their experiences with autism.
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ABC Data Sheet

For Students K - 6th
Ever wonder why your special-needs or autistic learners have out bursts in class? Use this ABC Data collection sheet to determine the antecedent, behavior, and consequence to help you determine a possible function for your student's...
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Teaching Game Play Concepts

For Students K - 6th
Some children with autism need to be prepped prior to game play, and game play concepts need to be introduced and reinforced. This short yet informative article will help you know how to get the kids in your special ed class ready for...
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High Frequency Words: Set 4

For Students K - 6th
Three pages plus twelve words equal a versatile resource ready to use. Here is a set of twelve high frequency words that you can print and cut to reinforce high frequency word recognition. Great for early readers, autistic learners, or a...
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Color Words

For Students Pre-K - 6th
Print out this set of eight color words and use to reinforce color word recognition. Use to match each word to its color, as flash cards, or print doubles for a memory game.
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Birthday Visual Schedule

For Students K - 6th
Visual schedules can really help an autistic or special-needs child cope with a social event. Focused on birthdays, this resource helps learners know what to expect and what comes next at a birthday party. Additional suggestions are...