The talents of some of our most brilliant kids may never be recognized because these children fall into a group known as twice exceptional, or "2e". These kids are both gifted and diagnosed with a disability—often ADHD or an Autism Spectrum Disorder—leading teachers and parents to overlook the child's talents and focus solely on weaknesses. This book sheds light on this vibrant population, identifying who twice exceptional children are and taking an unflinching look at why they're stuck.
Free social skills video about paying attention when the teacher is talking with corresponding fluency passages, common core extension activities, coloring pages, and printable books for grades K-2. Could also be used with older elementary students with special needs. There are a lot more videos on wondergrovekids.com about safety, citizenship, manners, nutrition, fitness, and more!
Do you have the kid on the cover in your class? I've met him many times. This is a set of social narratives for providing expectations, perspective, and coping strategies for the classroom routines of raising hands to talk, lining up and walking quietly in the hall, and following teacher's direction. Great for a variety of student in addition to those with autism.
SPECIAL INVITATION TO ALL FOLLOWERS OF THIS BOARD TO ANSWER AN OT DISCUSSION QUESTION: Occupational Therapist Tamsin wants help brainstorming all the different ways that OTs can simulate what it feels like for kids who have SPD. These ideas can then be used for teachers and parents in workshops so that they can get an idea of what the children experience on a day-to-day basis. Please contribute here!
These ADL or daily living skills books are great for teaching crucial life skills while creating hands on learning opportunities. These books will capture the attention of your students and increase their participation rate. This set is ideal for special education programs especially those designed for students with autism and multiple disabilities.