Contingency maps our very effective for students on the spectrum and with behavioral challenges. We let them see their choices and what each choice results in. Also acts as a good processing visual when teaching a student what they can do next time
This is a good tool to stick right on a students desk. When they shout out, remind them by pointing to the visual. Also good to review before the lesson starts as a reminder. ASD learners learn best when visuals support the teaching you do.
ASD learners need to be taught and shown how to communicate. Sometimes part of the teaching is giving them the words to say. This is a social story I use with my students who tend to struggle with communicating why they are upset/what they need.
Science must be hands on and engaging for my students. Magnets was definitely a favorite unit in my classroom. After doing multiple investigations with the magnets, I created this quiz to see what my students had learned so far. It can also be used
Students need to be taught what is expected of them. Most do not just "know" the expectations. This tool is helpful because it defines the expected behavior and is also supported with a visual! Visuals are soooo important for our learners!
Sometimes our students need help identifying when they need a break (time away from activity/group to calm). These visuals support taking a break and compliance tasks to show when they are ready to return and follow directions.
This book is designed to teach students the concept of "heavy". Many students struggled with concepts such as "heavy/light", "more/less". It includes some visual comprehension questions at the end to check for understanding. I use this tool to