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Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs

Educational Resources for Special Needs

Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs

5 Stellar Apps for Nonverbal Autism - The Sensory Toolbox

Don't be overwhelmed by all of the choices in apps for nonverbal autism. Through lots of research, I've compiled the best nonverbal apps that...

Picture Exchange Communication System

The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is a term I often hear people using any time they are talking about using picture icons and visual supports (such as Picture Communication Symbols, known as PCS, which is used in the software program Boardmaker) in their classrooms to support students. PECS is a specific system for teaching communication, it is not a visual support system using icons. This is worth repeating: The use of picture icons in visual supports is not PECS. The Picture…

How to Make a Homemade PECS Binder

A homemade PECS binder can also be used as a functional communcation binder for your autistic child. Here's how to set it up.

Getting Started with PECS for Autism: A Beginners Guide for Parents

Getting started with PECS for autism has never been easier than with this collection of free printables and downloads, PECS pictures, books, schedules, and boards, and speech therapy activities for nonverbal children!

This summer, let's NOT give our speech students endless amounts of worksheets for articulation practice. We all know they aren't that effective and most likely will just gather dust in a backpack. No child or parents wants to be doing worksheets all summer...and can you blame them?   As a parent and an educator but especially as a parent, I am DONE with HOMEWORK! NO MORE pointless worksheets that kids rush through, that parents stress over, and that take away from quality family time.

Summer Speech Therapy Materials

This summer, let's NOT give our speech students endless amounts of worksheets for articulation practice. We all know they aren't that effective and most likely will just gather dust in a backpack. No child or parents wants to be doing worksheets all summer...and can you blame them? As a parent and an educator but especially as a parent, I am DONE with HOMEWORK! NO MORE pointless worksheets that kids rush through, that parents stress over, and that take away from quality family time.

Looking for a free printable toddler schedule to use at home? This schedule for daily routines at home has movable icons! #freeprintable #toddlerlife #specialneeds #autism #toddlerschedule

Toddler Visual Schedule with Movable Icons (Free Printable!) | Speak. Play. Love.

Free, printable toddler visual schedule that can also be used as a preschool visual schedule. Use to help reduce tantrums and communicate with your toddler.

Once you've made sure you have visuals to match the verbal requests you make on a daily basis, your job isn't over. Now it's time to teach your students how to use those visuals & what they mean. Essential tips for using visuals purposefully & effectively today on the blog! From theautismhelper.com

How to Use Visuals Purposefully and Effectively - The Autism Helper

Once you've made sure you have visuals to match the verbal requests you make on a daily basis, your job isn't over. Now it's time to teach your students how to use those visuals & what they mean. Essential tips for using visuals purposefully & effectively today on the blog! From theautismhelper.com

Honestly, speech pathologists love to dissect language abilities and this can be helpful for distinguishing areas of need and strengths but language skills don't exist in a vacuum. They depend and build on each other. Therefore, it is helpful to have general language games where a child can learn multiple skills at the same time.

Speech & Language Games: Learn Multilpe Skills at the Same time

Honestly, speech pathologists love to dissect language abilities and this can be helpful for distinguishing areas of need and strengths but language skills don't exist in a vacuum. They depend and build on each other. Therefore, it is helpful to have general language games where a child can learn multiple skills at the same time.

Brown Bear Brown Bear What do you see - Sing along with AAC, Colors & Animals. - YouTube

Brown Bear Brown Bear What do you see - original song. Read along & sing along AAC #brownbear

Brown Bear Brown Bear What do you see - Sing along with AAC, Colors & Animals. - YouTube

Use you free printable autism visual schedule to build daily routines, offer behavior support, increase communication and decrease frustration. Use your autism visual schedule at home or in your special education classroom. #Autism #VisualSchedule

Free Printable Autism Visual Schedule

Use you free printable autism visual schedule to build daily routines, offer behavior support, increase communication and decrease frustration. Use your autism visual schedule at home or in your special education classroom. #Autism #VisualSchedule