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Heavy Work: WHAT it is and WHY Your Students Need It

In you special needs class, do you have any behavior issues? Any kids that are over-responsive or just the opposite, under-responsive? YOU.NEED.HEAVY.WORK. I cannot stress enough how much of a DRASTIC change we saw in some of our special thinkers when we began implementing this work system into their daily routine. Here’s some info on…

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Puzzle Play Activities

In our classroom, puzzle play is essential for my students. We work on completing different types of puzzles to work on skills my students might not have yet, like fine and gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, problem solving, shape recognition, and memory. With most tasks they are working on, we have to work towards mastery…

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Books and Art Activities for Autism Awareness Month

Dropping by real quick to share two of my favorite books to read for Autism Awareness Month. I always love reading these books to my school friends in the regular education classrooms to open up a discussion about the students in my classroom. Todd Parr books are legit the best books ever to read to…

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