As adaptive skills increase, challenging behaviors typically decrease. This blog helps teachers understand the different formats and types of visual supports they can implement in their classroom.
Sofie is an Autism teacher teaching in a self-contained class in San Antonio, Texas. Sofie became passionate about creating and sharing ideas in the teacher community while teaching in South Africa where resources were slim. When she’s not laminating, cutting, or Velcro-ing, you can find her reading, hiking, or playing guitar! I have to be […]
Today’s guest blogger: Patti is an accidental homeschooling mom who juggles 1001 therapy appointments with IEP’s, two sons with autism, one son with cerebral palsy, one daughter who is unable to stop talking, and the neighbor’s cat, who likes to pop in and bite everyone’s toes. Read more on Patti’s blog, redheadedpatti.com. Why Is […]
Today’s guest blogger, Kate, has been teaching in an ABA based autism classroom for 8 years- first in an ABA based residential school with students ages 8-16, and moving next to a public school where she now teaches in a kindergarten and first grade. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a therapy based on the science of […]
As a Lakeshore Learning blog ambassador, I get to sample products each month, providing my honest review of the materials. I have selected items with a special education classroom in mind. Growing up in Far West Texas, it was a five-hour round trip to nearest toy store. It wasn’t until I left for college that […]