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Would you like your children to learn to contribute to household tasks, take pride in their accomplishments, and help maintain their personal spaces? Would you like to see them get their work done without power struggles, blow-ups, or endless negotiations? If your child struggles with time management, 
 transitions, 
 verbal reminders, 
 keeping belongings organized, 
 l..


IEP Goals:
Given a visual word schedule to aid in completing tasks at home or school, within an assigned sequence or times, STUDENT will independently check of or mark each chore or activity prior to or after completion, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.50
SOCIAL STORY SKILL BUILDER  What Can I Do If Someone Is Bothering Me?
This social story{check list style} will help children who struggle to handle themselves well when someone is doing something that is bothering them. Whether the child has a legitimate complaint or not, there are behaviors that are helpful and acceptable in these situations, and those that are not. This story discusses these behaviors and helps children by giving them useful strategies and..


IEP Goals:
Given a social story and follow-up activities in order to find a solution to a perceived problem (bothering someone), STUDENT will read/listen to the story and complete the problem solving activities, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.50
Safety Signs and Symbols MATCHING TWO IDENTICAL OBJECTS Teaching Task Cards
Special Education resource for MATCHING TWO IDENTICAL OBJECTS. This "Teaching Task Card" set focuses on recognizing Safety Signs and Symbols within the community. Included are signs commonly seen by young children, adolescents, teens, and young adults. WHAT ARE “TEACHING TASK CARDS”? “Teaching Task Cards” are activities that can be implemented in a Special Education setting, Resour..


IEP Goals:
1. Given TWO pictures of safety signs or symbols, STUDENT will match the two identical pictures, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

2. Given ONE picture of a safety sign or symbol with one possible response choice (errorless learning), STUDENT will match the identical safety sign or object with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

3. Given TWO pictures of different safety signs or symbols as seen within the community, STUDENT will say where he or she may see the sign and what it means he/she should do, prior to matching the two identical pictures, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.95
MATCHING TWO IDENTICAL OBJECTS Teaching Task Cards (Clothing) for Autism
MATCHING TWO IDENTICAL OBJECTS “Teaching Task Cards” (Clothing) for students with Autism and special learning needs (Special Education). WHAT ARE “TEACHING TASK CARDS”? “Teaching Task Cards” are activities that can be implemented in a Special Education setting, Resource classroom, or during Speech and Language Therapy sessions. Each “Teaching Task Card” set enables students to access life sk..


IEP Goals:
1. Given TWO pictures of objects within the same category, STUDENT will match the two identical objects, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

2. Given ONE picture of an object with one possible response choice (errorless learning), STUDENT will match the identical object with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

3. Given TWO pictures within the same category, STUDENT will compare/contrast the objects prior to matching two identical pictures, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.95
SOCIAL STORY SKILL BUILDER  I Can Use Helpful Strategies {For K-2nd Grade}
Social stories help children by breaking down important information and skills into small, manageable pieces. Social stories can be very helpful for children who need information broken down in this way for better understanding. This is a social story to help children think about and learn "helpful" strategies to handle problems in an effective way. Learning and practicing strategi..


IEP Goals:
Given a social story and follow-up skill builders to develop problem solving skills, STUDENT will summarize the the story by stating at least three strategies he/she can use to solve a problem, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR
$3.50
First Aid Health Scenarios 'What Should I Do?'
First Aid & Healthcare 'What should I do?' life skills scenarios for students with autism and special education needs. 5 No Prep worksheets..


IEP Goals:
Given a verbal or written one sentence scenario related to a topic or theme (first aid), STUDENT will complete the sentence by choosing the correct response, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$1.50
Task Cards FOLLOW ONE DIRECTION Task Box Filler
Task Cards FOLLOW ONE DIRECTION “Task Box Filler” Autism Resource WHAT IS A “Task Box Filler”? • A “Task Box Filler” is a set of task cards specifically created for special needs students. Using a variety of reading and math strategies to increase focus and on task behavior, this “Task Box Filler” is intended to encourage our complex learners to participate in an academic task with adult sup..


IEP Goals:
Given one instructional directive from the teacher ("Put in.") and a picture, STUDENT will choose the identical matching picture out of a field of ____ responses (3 or 12) with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

Given one instructional directive from the teacher ("Put in.") and a picture, along with verbal, visual, and/or hand-over-hand prompts, STUDENT will repeat or indicate on a voice-output device ("Put in.") and choose the correct identical matching picture, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.00
Positive Behavior Visual Cards for Supporting Students with Autism
Positive Behavior Visual Cards for Students with Autism SUGGESTED IEP GOALS: • HIGHLY SUPPORTIVE: Given a visual showing a positive action, along with visual and gestural prompts as needed and provided by an adult, STUDENT will comply with up to three requests or directives per day, with 80% accuracy, by MONTH, YEAR. • LOW SUPPORTIVE ASSISTANCE: Given a visual showing a positive action wi..


IEP Goals:
HIGHLY SUPPORTIVE: Given a visual showing a positive action, along with visual and gestural prompts as needed and provided by an adult, STUDENT will comply with up to three requests or directives per day, with 80% accuracy, by MONTH, YEAR.

LOW SUPPORTIVE ASSISTANCE: Given a visual showing a positive action with verbal, visual, or one gestural prompt as provided by an adult, STUDENT will comply with the request or directive within one minute from when the directive was given, with 80% accuracy, by MONTH, YEAR.

INDEPENDENT: Given a visual showing a positive action, STUDENT will comply with the directive by immediately stopping the negative behavior without protesting, within the school day, with 80% accuracy, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.00
Interactive Book: Farm
FREE farm themed interactive book targeting various speech and language goals. INTERACTIVE BOOK The interactive book contains 3 scenes (the farm, inside the barn, and the farm at night) with 10 farm themed pieces. The book allows you to flip through the scenes and move the pieces onto the pages. Directions for assembly are found on the previous page. Use to work on vocabulary, prepositions,..


IEP Goals:
Given a picture and a one to two-step verbal or visual direction, STUDENT will complete the steps with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
FREE
Social Skills Good Manners Yes/No
"Is this good manners?" Social Skills Yes/No cards for students with autism and special education needs. 30 Easy Prep clip cards ..


IEP Goals:
Given a question related to a social scenario, STUDENT will respond with a "yes" or "no" answer to determine if the person has good manners, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.00
Construction Tools Bundle
This product works well to introduce students to the construction occupation and by becoming familiar with tools used for both the job and personal home maintenance. Also great for students in construction trade mainstream vocational class. Included is 18 object description cards, 1 file folder of the 18 objects for matching black line to color, 18-2 piece name to object match-ups, name to obje..


IEP Goals:
Given pictures to match, words to define or label, related to an occupation (ex.construction worker), STUDENT will complete the activities within a designated amount of time (ex. 15 minutes/30 minutes), with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.25
Special Education Adapted Writing Templates FLORIDA WRITING STANDARDS
Special Education Adapted Writing Templates FLORIDA WRITING STANDARDS This set is aligned with Florida State Writing Standards. JUST PRINT AND PLACE IN A 1 ½” BINDER AND YOU’RE READY FOR A SUCCESSFUL WRITING YEAR! WHAT ARE WRITING TEMPLATES? • Writing templates contain lines and visuals suited for students with special learning needs and fine motor challenges. Pages may contain visually g..


IEP Goals:
Grade Level IEP Goals included with this Florida Writing Standard Template set. There are too many great standards-based writing goals to list here.
$12.00 $6.00
Choosing Priorities Life Skills Cards
Choosing Priorities "Which Is More Important?" Freebie for students with autism and special education need. 12 life skills clip cards..


IEP Goals:
Given a question with a choice of two possible responses, STUDENT will respond to the question asked, "Which is more important?", by marking the most appropriate response, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
FREE
COMPLETING AN ACADEMIC TASK Following Visual Directions IEP GOAL SKILL BUILDER
COMPLETING AN ACADEMIC TASK By Following Visual Directions IEP GOAL SKILL BUILDER Worksheets Special Education Resource Students attend to an academic work task by following a set of visual directions. This IEP SKILL BUILDER set has proven to be highly effective with our special needs students who find it challenging to focus on a work task. • This is a PRINT and GO printables set. SIMPLY S..


IEP Goals:
THIS GOAL NAMES THE SPECIFIC STEPS TO BE COMPLETED: 1. Given a work task presented in up to four steps with a set of visual directions to follow, STUDENT will independently complete the task by choosing the correct color, counting objects up to 20, tracing a word, and circling or marking words/pictures/numbers to match, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

THIS GOAL DOES NOT NAME THE SPECIFIC STEPS TO BE COMPLETED AND IS MORE GENERAL: 2. Given a work task presented in up to 4 steps with a set of visual directions to follow, STUDENT will independently complete the task, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

THIS GOAL INCLUDES AN APPROXIMATE OR SPECIFIC TIME FRAME IN WHICH THE TASK WILL BE COMPLETED: 3. Given a work task presented in up to 4 steps with a set of visual directions to follow, STUDENT will independently complete the task within ________(# of minutes), in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

THIS GOAL INCLUDES SUPPORTIVE ELEMENTS AND IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS WHO MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SUPPORTS IN PLACE IN ORDER TO COMPLETE A TASK: 4. Given an instructional level reading passage (grades 1st-3rd) and 4 questions to answer, STUDENT will read each answer choice and refer back to the passage when necessary, in order to mark the correct response, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$7.00 $5.00
READING COMPREHENSION IEP Skill Builder FOLLOWING VISUAL DIRECTIONS WORKSHEETS
READING COMPREHENSION IEP Skill Builder FOLLOWING VISUAL DIRECTIONS WORKSHEETS for Autism and Special Education Resource With a picture and short reading passage directed at instructional level Grades 1st through 3rd, your students learn how to follow a simple set of visual directions to complete a reading comprehension task by coloring a specific object, marking the correct response out of a f..


IEP Goals:
1. Given an instructional level reading passage (grades 1st-3rd) and a set of visual directions to follow, STUDENT will independently follow the visual directions in order to respond to questions related to the passage, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

2. Given an instructional level reading passage (grades 1st-3rd) and a set of visual directions (color object/circle word/yes or no/bubble in), STUDENT will independently complete up to 5 assigned worksheets (one booklet), with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

3. Given an instructional level reading passage (grades 1st-3rd) and 4 questions to answer, STUDENT will read each answer choice and refer back to the passage when necessary, in order to mark the correct response, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

4. Given an instructional level reading passage (grades 1st-3rd) and 4 questions to answer, STUDENT will read each answer choice and refer back to the passage when necessary, in order to mark the correct response, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

5. Given an instructional level reading passage (grades 1st-3rd) and four questions to answer, STUDENT will read to find key details by using previously taught strategies (ex. reread text, highlight details), with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$7.00 $5.00