The purpose of this blog is to help share successful programs, strategies and modified materials that I have developed, modified and used throughout my teaching experiences while working with students with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities.
My classrooms have been mainly based around the AMAZING Behavior & Social Curriculums, resources and tools that Social Thinking has developed. On this Blog, Social Thinking has All Rights Reserved for topics, concepts, images, materials, etc through Think Social Publishing,Inc.
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TEACCH has developed the intervention approached called “Structure TEACCHing.” This as another amazing framework that helps supports my students with Autism by providing them with consistent structure, appropriate learning environments and help to develop independent skills.
Learn more about the wonderful TEACCH Autism Program at Autism Speaks – TEACCH or TEACCH UNC School of Medicine. All Rights Reserved by Professor Eric Schopler and many of his colleagues at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Boardmaker Online has been a great visual tool for creating individualized schedules, activities and lessons. Materials can be easily accessed on the computer and ipads and shared with team members. Learn more about Boardmaker Online, Boardmaker Online Video, Boardmaker Information.
Throughout the years I have used many different communication devices, programs and systems. Each is uniquely great in their own way. I have become more knowledgable with the following:
PECS – Picture Exchange Communication System PECS Link .
LAMP Words for Life: Language Acquisition through Motor Planning LAMP Link.
Proloquo2Go – AAC in your pocket using text-to-speech Proloquo2go Link.
TouchChat – Device that uses text-to-speech TouchChat Link.
Autism Speaks provides as a great resource for a variety of Assistive Technology. Check it out at
Autism Speaks – Assistive Technology
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