Dictionary of pictures with links to their corresponding words and descriptions. Ideas for crafts.
Contains songs, games, communication cards, print resources, and general information for teaching children with special needs.
This is a teaching tools kit for young children with challenging behavior. It includes a "User's Manual" containing an overview on how to use the teaching tools kit. Folder 1 contains tips on using positive reinforcing strategies and routine based support to elicit desirable behavior. Folder 2 contains information on using a buddy system. Folder 4 contains information on using the "turtle technique" to help young children handle anger and disappointment in a positive way. Folder 5 includes several ideas using AT supports and visual cueing.
This is an article titled "You Got It! Teaching Social and Emotional Skills," published in Young Children, November 2006. This article emphasizes planned instruction on specific social and emotional skills for children at risk for developing more challenging behavior. It describes using the teaching pyramid model, which encourages use of preventive practices to promote positive social and emotional development in young children and individualized interventions to target specific problem behaviors. It also highlights specific classroom teaching strategies.
This booklet, "Playing with Switches," from the Let's Play Project describes types of switches, switch toys, and other suggestions for adapted play.
This website is from the Augmentative and Alternative Communication-Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (AAC-RERC). The site includes webcasts on topics such as AAC and Children, as well as educational and funding resources.