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There are many resources available on AutismEducators.com that can be used with your child at home. Browse the items below, and check back frequently as new products are added often.
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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. ..


IEP Goals:
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.
FREE
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!..


IEP Goals:
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.
FREE
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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***FREE RESOURCE***
FREE
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!
FREE
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.
FREE
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
FREE
Body Parts Cards for Autism, Pecs, Visuals, Speech Therapy, ABA
Autism and Special Needs Communication Cards- Body Parts (16 pages) The pages must be printed on photo paper, laminated and cut out. You`ll get 2 sets of small cards (one icluding picture names in border bottom and the second one including them in border top, use velcro on the back side of each card for pecs purpose) and 2 sets of bigger cards (first set including only pictures and the second set..


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Given pictures to match, STUDENT will sort to match each set of identical picture/word cards with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR. (IEP end date)
$6.00
Sports Themed Reinforcers
Use these free basketball, baseball, and soccer reinforcers to target any goal! Each page includes 10 pieces for up to 10 trials. Includes B&W version for ink saving option or for coloring! ASSEMBLY DIRECTIONS: Cut out the 10 items. For durability, I recommend laminating the 10 pieces and background. Then, place velcro on the backs of the 10 pieces and in 10 locations on the background. ..


IEP Goals:
Given a reward or reinforcer chart in order to record completion of tasks, behavior compliance, or a pre-determined goal in order to earn a token, STUDENT will place up to 10 tokens on the chart within a day/week time period, as earned, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR. (IEP end date)
FREE
Hurricane Social Story for Autism
Hurricanes can be scary for kids and we hope that this free social story resource will help your students or your own children, understand that a hurricane won't last forever. Please share this story with other who may find it helpful...


IEP Goals:
Given a social story related to a significant weather event, STUDENT will read/listen to the story in order to ask an adult at least one on-topic question as a means of understanding an impending weather event, in 2 out of 3 story presentations, by MONTH, YEAR.
FREE
Positive Attitude, Back to School Classroom Poster, FREE
Positive Attitude Classroom Poster When my son was diagnosed with autism in 2002, his doctor said there was no point in trying to teach him anything as he'd never be able to learn a thing. There were no specialist autism services in our area (and still aren't any). All my family and I had were a couple of books about autism ,our faith, and our positive attitude. My son still has many challen..


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THIS IS A FREE RESOURCE GENEROUSLY PROVIDED BY Curriculum for Autism. Enjoy!
FREE
KEEP CALM IN SCHOOL Social Story Coloring Book Positive Behavior Strategy AUTISM
KEEPING CALM IN SCHOOL Social Story Coloring Book with positive behavior management self-calming strategies was created for students with AUTISM and Special Needs. This story and pictures focus on the beginning of the new school year. With years of great success addressing many challenging behaviors from anxiety to physical aggression in both my K-2 self-contained autism classroom and inclusion..


IEP Goals:
Given pre-taught self-calming strategies, STUDENT will access at least one of these strategies in order to maintain calm behavior within the classroom or school environment by demonstrating the ability to self-regulate his/her emotions by remaining calm or indicating to the teacher/adult that a break is requested, in 4 out of 5 occurrences, within a nine week period, by MONTH, YEAR (IEP Due Date).
$2.50