Once you've made sure you have visuals to match the verbal requests you make on a daily basis, your job isn't over. Now it's time to teach your students how to use those visuals & what they mean. Essential tips for using visuals purposefully & effectively today on the blog! From http://theautismhelper.com
Autism Tank: New Work Tasks. Another post with some great work tasks you can easily set up to encourage your students to work independently. Perfect for our special needs learners. By providing a wide variety of tasks, you can help decrease problem behaviors. See all these great tasks at: http://autismtank.blogspot.com/2014/03/new-work-tasks.html?m=1
Why Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work
"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.