This is a Website or App that you can either buy full access to or they share free information that changes. Brain Pop Jr. is used in lots of public schools, they are short animated films that teach all sorts of things from art and music to math and spelling, hundreds of videos from preK [...]
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Schools have memberships, our girls can access school text books from their own homes. And certain kids qualify, our Rett angels do because of not able to hold a book!
Organizational schedule book and 80 PECS symbols READY TO USE!
This book is designed to help give your child the tools necessary to communicate their needs. This book covers the basics for two-way communication with your child.
This book comes assembled and READY TO USE!
Let me know if there are any symbols that can best meet your [...]
We homeschool our Rett Girl and use eye gaze to have her answer questions. Almost everything we do is multiple choice, we have run through stacks and stacks of index cards making flash cards for just about everything until recently we found a better way. We have a clear plastic clip board and taped a [...]
My daughter LOVES these video’s. She loves the music and I love that she is learning something while she watches. She is home schooled and we use these with our curriculum to help her grasp the concepts, it doesn’t feel like work when it’s set to music. I also like that they teach more advanced [...]
Rett Syndrome Families – I wanted to share my “back to school” letter with you – I thought it might be something you could use to help introduce your daughter to her classmates. I make a copy to send home to the parents of each child in her class. [...]
Whether you are the parent of a child with special education needs, a seasoned educator, or a professional advocate, you have questions about Individualized Education Programs, (IEPs). In this comprehensive, easy to read book, you will find clear, concise answers to frequently asked questions about IEPs. Learn what the law says about IEP Teams and [...]
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, second edition will teach you how to plan, prepare, organize and get quality special education services. In this comprehensive, easy-to-read book, you will learn your childs disability and educational needs, how to create a simple method for organizing your childs file and devising a master plan for your childs special [...]
This is a great book although it is a bit dated (from 1994) but most of the information is still very much relivent. What I like most is the real life scenarios that are spotted through out the entire book. A good read and some great ideas.
This is the AAC user’s Bill of Communication Rights, thanks to Kate Ahern MS Ed. We recommend that you print this out and put in your child or student’s device!
This head pointer can be used for an iPad or any tablet. Awesome for our girls who head point and from the wonderful RJ Cooper!
My daughter is using this website with her eye gaze computer. She is not able to get her computer to “click” on what she needs to but with her eyes she can “dwell” over the answers and I click for her. She loves this curriculum because there are lots of breaks in between the learning [...]
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This childrens medical ID bracelet features a soft rubber strap with bright and attractive colourful hearts and other designs.
These bracelets will fit wrists between 5″ and 7″ (13cm to 18cm).
Perfectly suited for young girls, this bracelet includes an engraveable stainless steel tag with the internationally recognised medical symbol on the front. We can engrave up [...]
Camera Mouse is a free program that enables you to control the mouse pointer on your computer screen just by moving your head. Free program you download and seconds and move and click your mouse curser by moving your head. In place in may classrooms
A picture exchange communication system is a form of augmentative and alternative or AAC that uses pictures instead of words to help children communicate.. PECS was designed especially for children with autism spectrum disorders who have delays in speech development.
When first learning to use the system, the child is given a set of pictures of [...]
Use ‘immersion’ to teach language
A primary aim of PODDs is to promote immersion, a teaching strategy where all those around the person with CCN use their AAC system when communicating with them, for communication all the time.
The best way to use immersion for teaching language is to have access to lots of vocabulary. This allows [...]
is a web-based symbol search engine that gives you access to the most complete and current symbol set available anywhere. A SymbolStix Online subscription gives you unlimited access to over 12,000 symbols for non-commercial use in any application or materials
Special education refers to the education of students with some form of disability. Some of these disabilities include behavioral disorders, communication challenges, developmental disabilities, emotional disorders, learning disabilities, and physical disabilities. As such, the education of special students requires specialized teaching methods and programs. Here are some special education resources for parents and educators.
A great [...]
The other day someone sent me this link as I am working on alternative ways to use eye gaze even without an eye gaze system Many of the activities don’t even require a dwell-click but will drag to follow the cursor. Others take dwell-clicking, which is also good practice for our kids. But for [...]