Special Education
SONGS, STORIES,
RHYMES, & RIDDLES
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SENSITIVITY TRAINING
This website has lessons
for teaching  others what it
is like to have various
disabilities.
AURAL REHAB
Website with FREE online
aural  rehab program for
kids with cochlear
implants.
SCIENCE
This PhotoStory production
can be viewed with Windows
Media Player. Guess the
animals in the zoo by clues.

Submitted by Charmaine Lewis,
NSULA. Posted 8/10/07
SEASONAL
SOCIAL SCRIPTS
This is a PowerPoint guessing
game.  Clues are given,
students   guess the sea
animal.  Make into   a  book by
printing each slide.

Created by Allison Soncrant
Posted 8/23/07
ACTIVITY EXCHANGE
This is the link to the
Intellitools website where they
have an activity exchange. You
need to "join" (free) and sign
in, but you can earn points for
your materials you share in
order to purchase Intellitools
products.
This is the website for
Mayer-Johnson. You can find
activities for each month under
"Downloads", and activities
shared by other teachers
under "Sharing". Yes, you
have to have Boardmaker on
your computer to open these
files!
This will be a series of  
PowerPoints and
interactive books about
the different materials
objects can be made of:
wood, metal, plastic,
fabric, glass.    

Submitted by Ellen Weber
VOCABULARY
Graphic organizer for
words with multiple
meanings or  figurative
expressions.

Submitted by Merritt Green
Posted 9/15/07
PowerPoint picturing
familiar actions. Good for
sentence structure.

Submitted by Claire James
Posted 9/15/07
SENTENCE STRUCTURE
COOKING PROJECTS
Visual instructions for making
ice  cream in a ziploc bag.
Includes sequencing and
vocabulary cards, suggested
activities.

Cards Created by Ellen Weber,
Posted 9/27/07
Lesson One, Part One:
This is a PowerPoint that
goes with the graphic
organizer above. This is
the first in a series of
several.

Submitted by Merritt Green
Posted 11/9/07
Basic functional words -
picture matching. Must be
opened with PowerPoint
to print as interactive
book.

Submitted by Dannielle  
McClure, Posted 1/10/08
Link to the Transportation  pg
This is a website with
literacy specifically for
deaf / hard  of hearing
students.
SOCIAL STUDIES
PowerPoint about  
occupations. Good with
Community Helper unit.

Submitted by Allison Soncrant
Posted 2/21/08
This page has a theme
unit about  community
helpers / occupations.
This site has stories and
activities written with symbols.
See also Symbol World link ^
Brief PPT showing different
environ-   ments on the planet
and naming them. Appropriate
for PreK or Spec. Ed. Meant to
be  a self- study module.

Submitted by Johnna Kunath,
NSULA.  Posted 8/9/07
MATH CONCEPTS
This is a PowerPoint about
dinosaurs.  Great activity
for describing words.

Created by Allison Soncrant
Posted 3/26/08
Directions for using
Domino tiles for adding
sums up to 12. Work-sheet
included. Also includes a
link to a site  to download
domino  cards to print.  
Downloaded at www.first-
school.ws

Posted 4/11/08
HEARING CONSERV.
This site has a great virtual
exhibit  explaining hearing,
hearing loss,  and how to
prevent  it. Game to illustrate
how things might sound with a
hearing loss.

Posted 4/12/08
Great site for lessons/materials
for teaching hearing  conser-
vation.  Games, cute song
about turning down the
volume.

Posted 4/12/08
This is a powerpoint for
choosing  one of two common
objects to match  the
function.Also good
to model correct question
formation.

Submitted by Dannielle
McClure, Posted 5/20/08
Interactive book for Simon
Says game. Good for
learning  action words.

Submitted by Heather Byrge
Posted 8/25/08
READING
Edmark Sight Words
CLICK HERE for a list of level 1
and 2  sight  words from the
Edmark Reading  program
used in  many Special Ed
classes.These can be targeted
as vocabulary words.
CLICK HERE for flashcards to
print  for both levels, level and l
lesson #  indicated on each
card.

Submitted by Ellen Weber
Posted 8/25/08
This is a PowerPoint with
basic info about different
weather.

Submitted by Mallory Hart
Posted 10/12/08
This is a PowerPoint that
could be printed as an
interactive book. Calendar
pictures/icons are
included at the end.

Created by Daniell McClure
Posted 10/12/08
CBI MATERIALS
PowerPoint story about what
IHOP is  and what they will see
there. Good preparation for
autistic students.

Created by: unknown
Posted 10/12/08
PowerPoint story about what
they  will  see on a trip to
Walmart. Good preparation for
autistic students.

Created by: unknown
Posted 10/12/08
HOW TO
This Powerpoint shows the
steps  in writng a letter,
addressing the   envelope, and
mailing it.
Cutephotos.

Submitted by Janine Lock
Posted 2/16/09
SENSORY-FRIENDLY
MOVIES
VISUALS
Visual aid for vocal
volume, like a
thermometer.

Submitted by Mary Alexander
Posted 9/24/09
Easy 6-step cooking project, no
stove or microwave required.
Directions and photo sequence
cards  included.

Source unknown; photos by
Ellen  Weber; Posted. 3/26/10
NON-VERBAL COMMUN
This is a set of 40 3x5"
cards with photos of
different gestures,
along  with sentence strips
to match to pictures.

Created by Ellen Weber
Posted 9/6/10
Interactive book to explain
concept of  day and night.
Very simple. Includes
pictures to categorize.

Created by Ellen Weber
Posted 11/21/10
ADAPTED LITERATURE
Tons of great literature that has
been adapted for special needs
kids to participate, grades
PK-12
.
WORD RETRIEVAL
This is a board game you can
print out along with 5 different
sets of strategy clue cards, 20
for  each set. Student must
answer within 5  seconds.
Teaches them to become
aware of the strategies that
work for them.

Created by Ellen Weber
Post 4/9/12
PowerPoint of visual
directions for making
popcorn.

Submitted by Allison Soncrant
Posted 1/13/14
Powerpoint to prep
students for a field trip to
Zoo Atlanta

Submitted by Danielle McClure
Posted 3/1/14
SPORTS
Powerpoint about the
Braves team.

Submitted by Allison Soncrant
Posted 3/1/14
Interactive Book about
baseball and the senses.

Submitted by Allison Soncrant
Posted 3/19/14
Basic Skills
This is a PPTx for body
parts. Very cute.
Created by Allison Soncrant
Posted 9/1/14
TinyTap game app.
Beat the timer
- 3 seconds to find
correct letter being
signed.
Recipes with visual
instructions & pictures.

Posted 4/24/17
Easy reading games to make
with common materials. Fun
for speech sounds or
homework, from The Measured
Mom site.

Posted 4/14/17
ENG LANG ARTS
English Worksheets
ELA worksheets for all
grades. Great for
homework, morning
seatwork, etc. From
Englishlinx.com

Posted 4/24/17
Several computer fonts
that dyslexic students say
are easier for them to read.

Posted 4/24/17
TECHNOLOGY
21 Google Chrome
extensions to help
struggling students.

Posted 4/24/17
This video teaches a trick
to using your fingers for
multiplication.

Posted 4/24/17