Autism in the Classroom

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Autism in the Classroom

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Brilliant! Calm Down Spot? Rain Bottle -fill a dry empty bottle with a box of toothpicks. Add rice (uncooked) to the bottle leaving an empty space of about 1 1/2 inches at the top. Seal the lid. As you gently turn the bottle, the rice falls through the toothpicks, sounding like rain.

How to make Science/ Discovery Bottles

10 Strategies for Calming a Child with Autism

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Triggers for children with Autism & Sensory processing difficulties. As parents - its important to understand how totally over whelming these triggers are. Even the thought of them can cause extreme anxiety. My son is fearful of leaving the house in case he encounters any of these. Even getting a new TV last week, caused extreme anxiety - simply because he thought he would not be able to operate it!!

Infographic: Triggers for Kids with Autism and SPD


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Autism | Quotes & Sayings Regarding #Autism

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DIY tactile/sensory fidgets for classrooms and everyday. Useful for kids with ADHD, Autism and more.

DIY Yarn and Pipe Cleaner Fidgets for My Little Ball of Energy

Card activity to teach the social skill of flexibility to kids on (or not necessarily on) the autism spectrum - Free download!

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Fantastic Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) infographic

SPD Infographic

Apps For Autism book from National Autism Resources

Apps For Autism - National Autism Resources

What is Autism?

Autism Infographic - North Shore Pediatric Therapy

Supporting Language and Communication Through Classroom Engineering by Autism Classroom News: www.autismclassro...

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fire drills and students with autism

Fire Drills and Students with Autism

Executive function- visual bookmark with information on executive function difficulties for people on the autistic spectrum and strategies to help. A very concise summary

Executive function

What autism is-- and isn't.

34 Things Autism Is -- And 34 Things Autism Is Not

Yoga is increasingly being used in classrooms across the U.S. to help kids behave and perform better in school. This little tidbit talks about the benefits of yoga for children on the autism spectrum.

Classroom Yoga Helps Improve Behavior Of Kids With Autism
  • Anna Graven
    Anna Graven

    Love this

  • Anna Graven
    Anna Graven

    Thought of your post on FB the other day. Great ideas.

  • Sunshine Cowan
    Sunshine Cowan

    Great ideas! So neat to see!

Signs of autism

Signs of Autism

Autism spectrum disorders

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PAINTED PAPER: Georgia O'Keeffe's Poppies, 1st grade

PAINTED PAPER: Georgia O'Keeffe's Poppies

Children's Books about Autism from Growing Book by Book

Children's Books About Autism - Growing Book by Book

Understanding Sarcasm - An important skill for people with Autism and other Social Pragmatic Disorders.

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Autism - Classroom Schedule Great blog for teaching ideas along with this!

Empowered By THEM

A scene for the children's show Arthur that explains in a kid-friendly way how a kiddo with autism sees things.

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  • River Raines
    River Raines

    this is great if only kids were this nice and understanding in reality. :(

  • Amaretsu -Hellfire-
    Amaretsu -Hellfire-

    I have aspergers ( a form of autism) and bipolar ( aggression disorder) And both is nota good life I get pissed really easy

Autism Through the Years

The 2013 Autism Awareness Challenge