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PERSPECTIVE TAKING is an important SOCIAL SKILL for children to learn. Knowing and understanding others well enough to know what to say and what not to say, can be tricky for some children. The ability to understand what might be a compliment and what might be an insult, can really help children to make and keep friends. This activity will help you teach children these skills in a fun and inte..


IEP Goals:
Given a variety of activities (sentence starters/games) to reinforce the social skill of complimenting others, STUDENT will complete a sentence, respond to a question, or participate in a social skills building game, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.50
SOCIAL SKILLS, Everyday Problems {Sizes, Emotions, Reactions}
Do you have students who have a difficult time handling small problems appropriately? Do they tend to over react to everyday, common problems? This activity helps children to understand the difference between "everyday" common problems categorized in 3 sizes, how they make us feel and how we should react to them. Students learn to categorize common problems into sizes 1, 2, or..


IEP Goals:
Given a scenario in which there is a problem to be solve, STUDENT will decide the "size" of the problem, state how it makes them feel, and how he/she can solve it on their own or with the help of an adult, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 scenarios, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.50
Making Comments BINGO {For k-5th Grade or Ability}
Do your students need help RESPONDING TO OTHERS? Do they need help thinking about people that they are talking, working or playing with? CONVERSATION SKILLS can be difficult for some children. This fun activity will help you to support students who need practice RESPONDING TO OTHERS and with general conversational skills. It is also helpful for those who need practice with PERSPECTIVE TAKING. ..


IEP Goals:
Given a BINGO game in a small/large group setting as led by the teacher/therapist, STUDENT will read/listen to the Response Card and mark the appropriate response (comment) as shown on the BINGO card, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.00
SOCIAL STORY SKILL BUILDER  I Can Be A Good Friend {k-2nd Grade or Ability}
Do you have a student or students who struggle to make or keep friends? Do they seem to not understand the behaviors necessary to make or keep friends? Do the expect others to play with them, even though they engage in challenging behaviors? A social story may be just the thing to help you help your struggling student(s). Social stories use clear, concise language to break down inform..


IEP Goals:
Given a social story to promote good friend behavior, STUDENT will read/listen to the story and provide up to three scenarios, verbal exchanges, or responses, to demonstrate understanding of appropriate good friend behavior, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.50
Career Series Bundle #1
Career Series is my first bundle of products that introduce 6 different fields of employment that require HS diploma or certification from trade schools in order to obtain employment. This series works great for career education classes and themes to provide knowledge about jobs that are available for first time job seekers, jobs that work well to schedule around continuing education and option..


IEP Goals:
Given a variety of learning materials related to employment in a job which focuses on a detailed description of the job, the expectations and responsibilities while employed, and the equipment or tools used at the job, STUDENT will demonstrate understanding of how to gain employment and the daily job responsibilities by completing these tasks with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$14.70
SOCIAL STORY SKILL BUILDER If Someone Is Teasing Me...
Some children have a difficult time knowing how to handle being teased by others. SOCIAL STORIES are a great way to teach children important social skills that they may be struggling with. Social stories break down information into small, explicit steps so that children can more easily undertand what they should and should not do in a particular social situation. This social story will hel..


IEP Goals:
Given a social story and follow-up activities related to teasing; the consequences and emotional impact it may have on others (peers), STUDENT will retell the story by stating at least two ways to deal with being teased/two responses or reactions to being teased, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, based upon teacher observation and recording of responses, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.50
Perspective Taking and Problem Solving, Comic Strip Activity {3rd-5th Grade or Ability, Color Version}
This fun PERSPECTIVE TAKING and PROBLEM SOLVING activity, in the style of a comic strip, will help you to get your students thinking about how behaviors affect other's thoughts and feelings. Students are asked to look at the first picture, listen to a short scenario and fill in the speech/thought bubbles. ******************** This is the same product as my other PERSPECTIVE TAKING and PR..


IEP Goals:
Given a social scenario related to a comment or conversation between two peers which may include a positive or negative statement, STUDENT will provide a verbal response to explain how the hurtful/complimentary statement makes him/her feel, in 4 out of 5 turn taking opportunities, with 80% accuracy, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.50
Perspective Taking Comic Strip Activity {k-2nd Color Version}
PERSPECTIVE TAKING is an important social skill for children to learn. Many children can benefit from instruction to help improve their perspective taking ability and to engage in successful social relationships. In order to be able to take the perspective of others, we need to understand that people have thoughts and feelings that may be different from our own. We need to understand that our ..


IEP Goals:
Given a social scenario related to a comment or conversation between two peers which may include a positive or negative statement, STUDENT will provide a verbal response to explain how the hurtful/complimentary statement makes him/her feel, in 4 out of 5 turn taking opportunities, with 80% accuracy, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.50
Perspective Taking and Problem Solving Comic Strip Activity {3rd-5th Grade or Ability Black & White Version}
This fun PERSPECTIVE TAKING and PROBLEM SOLVING activity, in the style of a comic strip, will get your students thinking about how behaviors affect other's thoughts and feelings. Students are asked to look at the first picture, listen to a short scenario and fill in the speech/thought bubbles. Students are asked to come up with alternatives as well, getting them to problem solve and think more ..


IEP Goals:
Given a social scenario related to a comment or conversation between two peers, or a child and an adult, which may include a positive or negative statement, STUDENT will provide a verbal response to explain how the hurtful/complimentary statement makes him/her feel, in 4 out of 5 turn taking opportunities, with 80% accuracy, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.50
Social Skills, Problem Solving Behavior {Differentiated Activities For k-5th}
SOCIAL SKILLS are a very important part of every child's education. These differentiated PROBLEM SOLVING activities will help children who struggle to understand how big or how small a given problem may be and how to match their EMOTIONAL REACTION to the SIZE OF THE PROBLEM. These activities explicitly teach children to think about which behaviors may be helpful and which behaviors may be hurt..


IEP Goals:
Given visuals to encourage understanding of appropriate or hurtful behaviors, STUDENT will read to identify the behavior and sort the card into the correct category of "helpful" or "hurtful" behaviors, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$5.50
Perspective Taking Comic Strip Activity {k-2, Black & White}
PERSPECTIVE TAKING is an important social skill for children to learn. Many children can benefit from instruction to help improve their perspective taking ability and to engage in successful social relationships. In order to be able to take the perspective of others, we need to understand that people have thoughts and feelings that may be different from our own. We need to understand that our ..


IEP Goals:
Given a negative or positive age appropriate social scenario, STUDENT will identify the problem, say why it may have happened, describe how the person is feeling or what he/she is thinking, and provide a solution by writing, drawing, or verbally stating a resolution, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$4.50
Good Friend Checklists {12 Differentiated Checklists}
Do you have students who struggle to demonstrate Good Friend behaviors? Do they yell at kids and/or use a rude tone? Do they accuse kids of cheating and being unfair? Do they ignore kids or walk away from them? Many children who engage in these behaviors are unaware that they are actually pushing away potential friends. Others, are aware, but lack the skills needed to display Good Friend..


IEP Goals:
Given a social skills checklist to self-assess ____________(STUDENT'S NAME) behavior towards peers, STUDENT will mark or check each action or interaction listed as it occurs, or at the end of the school day, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.50
 Going to Doctor: Visual Schedule, Social Story Starters, Pretend, Role-Play
Going to the Doctor: Office & Urgent Care Visits. If your child is fearful of the doctor, the examination, or the procedures, these visuals will help decrease anxieties by letting your child know what to expect. VIDEO PREVIEW Perfect for children: Who are on the autism spectrum Who are anxious Who have difficulty following verbal directions Who don’t know what to expect Who have proble..


IEP Goals:
Given visuals (picture word cards) to prepare STUDENT for an event or activity which may cause anxiety, STUDENT will review the process with an adult prior to the event in order to decrease anxiety, as based upon parent/teacher observation, in 4 out of 5 presentations, by MONTH, YEAR.
$2.99
ToILEtiNg HaNdWAsHiNg BaTHiNg RouTiNeS ViSuaL HyGieNe SuPPoRT SeT autism pdd aba
V I S U A L : H Y G I E N E : S U P P O R T : S E T Includes assorted charts outlining the steps taken to complete various hygienic routines such as showering, bathing, handwashing (home & community), and toileting (boy and girl). Assembly is easy. Simply print and cut apart the charts. To ensure longevity, I recommend printing on heavyweight cardstock and laminating. I T E M : D E T A ..


IEP Goals:
Given a visual routine in order to complete a sequence of steps for a daily life skill (wash hands/toileting/bathing), STUDENT will complete each set of sequence ___________(independently/with visual and verbal prompts/with one verbal reminder), with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.00
SOLAR ECLIPSE Social Story for Autism and Special Education Social Skills
Used in a classroom setting for those of you already back at school, this social story tells us about the solar eclipse and what a child may expect to hear and see. It does NOT cover the science facts related to the event, rather focuses on what the child may see or do. Wonderful clip art courtesy of Educlips! ***Thank you for supporting autism awareness by purchasing this product. Please ..


IEP Goals:
Given a social story used as a calming strategy to reduce anxiety in an unfamiliar situation, STUDENT will read/listen to the story and ask an adult up to three questions related to the event, within a small group setting with 80% participation in 4 out of 5 opportunities, BY MONTH, YEAR.
$1.50