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*20 2x2 picture cards that represent items that may be discussed during a fire safety/fire fighting program. Print two copies for an identical matching task or memory game. Print one copy, cut out, and laminate for flashcards or picture choices to comprehension questions. *20 2x2 reality photo cards that represent same fire safety/fire fighting items as above. Can be used to create a social story..


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$1.50
FREE "How Autism Affects Me" Graphic Organizers for Middle & High School Students April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day- children, young people & adults with autism also need Acceptance & Understanding I hope these No Prep Graphic Organizers help your older students with autism to explain to teachers, parents, therapists & their classmates how autism affects them,..


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Given a graphic organizer to express an opinion in writing (self-reflection) how STUDENT feels about autism related to self, at home, at school, and in the community, HE/SHE will write responses to each prompt or question, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR
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FREE Finish The Sentences Interactive Book- Sensory Activities
Sensory Activities Interactive Adapted Book for students with autism and special needs to practice finding the correct word to finish a sentence. Instructions on how to prepare this interactive book are included in the pdf. Please note-you will require velcro dots. Please note: this book is not intended to be used as a sensory social story, therefore it is not written in the first person...


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Given up to nine pictures related to a topic or theme (sensory activities), along with a partial sentence starter, STUDENT will choose the correct word card in order to complete the sentence with an appropriate response, by saying it, writing the response, or selecting the correct word card, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
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Behavior Reward Systems for Students with Autism
Please read our blog post, "BEHAVIOR REWARD SYSTEMS FOR STUDENTS WITH AUTISM", available NOW! You'll see just how this positive behavior reward system works in my classroom and that "earning a peanut" creates an atmosphere of happiness and applause! Check the IEP Goals included with this product by clicking on the "IEP Goal" tag!..


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Given a token board as part of a token economy reward system,and a pre-determined "reward", STUDENT will work to earn up to ten tokens (picture cards) by completing a task, demonstrating "expected" behavior,etc., within a set time limit, in order to receive the reward, as measured by teacher observation and data, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.

MAIN GOAL TO ACCOMPLISH FOR THIS PRODUCT: Given a compliment by the teacher in acknowledgement of a kind deed or gesture directed towards a peer, completion of a task, or an accomplishment recognized by the teacher, STUDENT will repeat what positive gesture he/she has done to receive a token "peanut" in order to earn a reward once ten tokens "peanuts" have been earned by STUDENT, and thank the teacher, as recorded in daily/weekly increments, by MONTH, YEAR.
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FREE Telling the Time Color and Learn
Telling the Time Color and Learn sheet - just print and go! Coloring while learning helps the brain process information, and is also great for practicing fine motor skills. Coming soon: more Color and Learn math and science activities ..


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Given a color coded guidance strategy in order to read the time on the hour using an analog clock, STUDENT will say or write the correct time shown, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
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Saint Patrick`s Day Cards for Autism, Pecs
Saint Patrcik`s Day Vocabulary Cards for Autism, Special Ed, Speech Therapy, ABA (16 pages) -great for learning vocabulary on the topic through different matching picture to picture activities and memory games as well as for reading and spelling activities. It is a good resource for students with autism and special needs. The pages must be printed on photo paper, laminated and cut out. You`ll ge..


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$4.50
FREE St. Patrick`s Day Matching File Folders for Autism
Autism Matching File Folders (4 pages)- Shamrocks, a perfect activity for young learners and those with autism or special needs, great for learning the vocabulary through an easy task. This is a set of file folders that focuses on matching picture to picture on St. Patrick topic. The pages must be printed on photo paper and laminated. The cards must be cut out. ..


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Given up to ______ number of identical sets of pictures, STUDENT will match each set with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
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Autism Teaching Shopping Skills Professional Development Animation Video
Life Skills Animation Video for teachers and parents of kids with autism: Teaching Shopping Skills The aim of this professional development video animation (+Supporting document) is to assist teachers, therapists and parents to teach shopping skills to students with autism. Your purchase of this animation video includes a supporting document (a poster) which you can print and place on the wa..


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***This is a wonderful resource for both parents of children with autism, and educators who teach special needs children. Please read the product description in full before purchasing.
$3.00
Organizational Strategies for Students with Autism
Organizational strategies for students with autism to use in your classroom. Here are some FREE labels to help organize your students with work tasks and desk work. Please read our blog post dated January 29, 2017 to see how I used this tool in my classroom! Enjoy!..


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Given a visual organizational system to be implemented as part of an independent work routine, STUDENT will distinguish new work tasks from completed work tasks, by placing each finished worksheet in the correct tray or basket, as documented by teacher observation, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
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No Hands In Pants
No Hands In Pants: Includes Picture and Visual Cue Cards to assist in prompting for desired behaviors. Inspired by Evan Autism Resources ..


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Given visuals which are intended to extinguish a negative behavior, STUDENT will respond to the picture as it is shown while the behavior is occurring, by stopping the action in 4 out of 5 occurrences within a six week period, by MONTH, YEAR.
$1.50
Make Your Own Theraputty Recipe
Here's an easy recipe for making your own Theraputty to use with your students in your Special Education classroom, therapy room, homeschool, or even to use at home with your own kids! Enjoy!..


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Autism Parent Resource SANTA CLAUS
Thanks so much to Single Parents of Children with Autism for adding a bit of humor to the holiday season!..


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This is a FREE Autism Parent Resource to add a bit of humor for the holiday season. Enjoy!
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Autism Awareness Poster
Please enjoy this free Autism Awareness Poster in your classroom, therapy room, office, or share with with someone who works with, teaches, or loves a child with autism. ..


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Please share this free Autism Awareness Poster with someone who teachers, counsels, or loves a a child with autism. Let's teach compassion and understanding for ALL children.
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Winter Break TAKE HOME Activity Packet for Autism and Special Education
Your students can practice many skills over winter break and have fun, too. With this “LEARN and RETURN” Winter Break activity packet, children can practice academic skills to prevent regression after a break from school. Most parents will ask for “work” over winter break and this JUST PRINT and GO packet will bring smiles to all! HERE’S WHAT IS INCLUDED: (TWO Levels for EASY skill adaptation!)..


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(INDEPENDENT FUNCTIONING) Given homework to complete within a set time period, STUDENT will return the assignment and place in the homework return location (tray, hand to teacher, on desk) as part of the unpacking morning procedure, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, as measured by teacher observation, by MONTH, YEAR.
$3.00
Christmas Countdown Chart & Sensory Overload Poster, FREE
Free Christmas Countdown Calendar Chart for students with autism and special needs who may be anxious or confused about Christmas approaching (and don't like traditional advent calendars) Also included is a No Christmas Zone poster for your class, calm down, or sensory rooms for students who become overloaded by too much sensory input at Christmas time, and need a quiet space without trees, lig..


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FREE resource courtesy of our Education Team Member, Curriculum for Autism
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