Adventures in Speducation

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This is a scavenger hunt to use on a community trip to the library. You may also be able to use it in your school's library. Students need to find books based on categories (about your state, someone famous, weather, etc.). Descriptions of
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Library Skills
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
5 ratings
3.9
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is a simple task list for a student to reference when brushing teeth. Students will need to start with adult support with the adult fading back. There are a lot of written directions to remind staff and parents to brush the teeth in the same
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Occupational Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables
$1.99
5 ratings
3.9
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is a bundle of short, simple books about survival/safety signs that students might see in the community. Bundle one includes a book each on the Stop sign, Red Light, Men's, and Women's (4 books total). Discrimination file folder activities (3)
Subjects:
Reading, Special Education, Life Skills
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables
$12.00
10 ratings
3.9
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By Adventures in Speducation
A simple picture recipe for making a sandwich. Made using Boardmaker. Serves as a good reminder for students with significant developmental disabilities such as autism, Down's syndrome, etc.
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Adventures in Speducation
Simple file folder activity for independent work in homeroom. Students match month, day, year, and then write in the temperature inside and outside. I have students look at a thermometer for the inside temperature and check a weather application on
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Adventures in Speducation
Students look at pictures and use icons to fill in the 'who' and 'what' in each picture. Templates (with picture and answer box) should be glued into file folders and laminated. Cut the answer icons out and laminate them separately. Makes 5 complete
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Speech Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables
$5.00
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By Adventures in Speducation
This bundle contains 1 template and 9 sets of icons. Print the template page and laminate it inside of a file folder. Print, cut, and laminate the icons. Students will match the word or phrase to the correct picture. Alternatively, students can
Subjects:
Reading, Special Education, Life Skills
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Adventures in Speducation
Students complete words, using pictures as clues, by providing the correct initial letter. Glue answer template in file folder and laminate. Cut and laminate answer choices. Makes four complete file folder activities. Graphics are provided by
Subjects:
Reading, Special Education, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Adventures in Speducation
Cut and laminate the icons of grooming items and the sentence strip. These pieces can be attached using velcro to the template page. I then keep the page in the students' grooming bins. When students are grooming and they run out of something, they
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Occupational Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is a color-coded adapted menu for the fast food restaurant Wendy's. Students choose one thing from each color category (entree, side, and beverage) and match it color-to-color to the sentence strip. Separate the sentence strip and bring it to
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Speech Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables
$1.99
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is a fun book to teach students 'who' and 'what.' Cut and laminate the words and use them to complete the sentences! Alternatively, students could write in the correct words to complete the sentences.
Subjects:
Reading, Special Education, Speech Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is an adapted menu for the restaurant Chipotle for students with low-incidence disabilities. Students choose between a burrito bowl, burrito, and tacos, and then choose a meat. After that, students answer a series of yes or no questions about
Subjects:
Special Education, Library Skills, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
$1.99
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is a color-coded adapted menu for the restaurant Boston Market. Each student choose one entree and two sides in order to order a complete meal. I have students cut and glue their order on to the sentence strip on the bottom. Students with
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Speech Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.99
1 rating
4.0
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By Adventures in Speducation
Students can use the visual to decide which bills would be appropriate to pay for items from 0-20 dollars. Utilizes a number line. Students need to find the dollar amount (ignoring how many cents, that is why the line from the 5 dollar items goes
Subjects:
Applied Math, Special Education, Life Skills
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Graphic Organizers
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By Adventures in Speducation
Some students with autism have difficulty with certain types of questioning due to difficulty with word retrieval, auditory processing, or question comprehension. This visual can cue students to self-advocate by asking teachers for a different type
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Speech Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is a color-coded adapted menu. I have students cut and paste, matching color-to-color (yellow to yellow, red to red, etc.) in order to create an order for a full meal at Five Guys and Fries. Students can cut off the sentence strip at the bottom
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Speech Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.99
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By Adventures in Speducation
Students use pictures (provided by Boardmaker) as clues to complete words. Initial letters are provided, students must match the correct ending to make the word. Glue template pages into file folders and laminate. Cut and laminate answer choices.
Subjects:
Reading, Special Education, Phonics
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$10.00
1 rating
3.9
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By Adventures in Speducation
Students can use this workshsheet on a community field trip to navigate to the correct aisle to find items. Once there, they can find their favorite in the category and record it on the sheet. Some students may write on their own, and others may
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Speech Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets
FREE
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is a color-coded adapted menu for the restaurant Buona Beef. Students will match items color-to-color (red to red, blue to blue, etc.) in order to make a complete meal. I have students cut and glue for this part of the activity. Remove the
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Speech Therapy
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
$1.99
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By Adventures in Speducation
This is a scavenger hunt for use in a large store that has grocery items as well as a variety of other items. Stores like Target, Walmart, and Meijer are perfect. Students must locate items by function or by another quality. There may be more than
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I teach students in a self-contained classroom within a large public school. You may read about my Adventures in Speducation here: http://adventuresinspeducation.wordpress.com/

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use structured teaching and a variety of other approaches to meet the needs of students with autism and other low-incidence disabilities.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

My biggest honor is seeing students do something independently for the first time.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I received my undergraduate degree from Brown University. I have Masters of Education degrees from DePaul University and the American College of Education.

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