These resources are helpful for special needs children. Feel free to use them, share them, blog about them and let me know if they were useful for you. I'll keep adding to the collection so be sure to come visit again!
A checklist of things to think about in the days before Halloween. Also includes flashcards/visual icons to help prompt the child on the evening.
St Patrick's day treasure hunt!
A little fun with a cheeky Leprechaun to help your child celebrate St Patricks day whilst learning their prepositions! This digital download comes with 16 purely visual clues which you can choose from to create your own treasure hunt at home. Complete with instructions and suggestions, it's a simple activity that should be a lot of fun.
A great way to teach prepositions whilst helping a child with language challenges participate in the Easter fun.
A useful visual list which can be discreetly attached to a school bag to help a child check whether they have everything they need before heading home after school. A simple but very effective way to avoid the stress of arriving home without that vital bit of school equipment and to foster independance in a child.
Suggestions to help you get your head around your child's IEP
A set of tips and practical suggestions for working on language and social interaction which I hope will be helpful for parents of younger children on the autism spectrum.
A chart showing the varying degrees of frustration from calm to furious, also flashcards to use as prompts in anger management. A full set of instructions is included.
A fun board game for working on the skill of your choice – speech, writing or drawing. Useful for playing in therapy, or with other kids, this game has been designed with ever-changing answers in mind, so that it can be played over and over at different levels.
Help your language-challenged child to both create their own letter to Santa and understand the concept of Santa and gifts.