2015

7 Simple Accommodations for Kids with ADHD

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Discover how accommodations for kids with ADHD, like providing positive physical activity and using privacy shields, will help your little ones. Follow this link to find out how you can use these accommodations for kids with ADHD in your therapy sessions or special education classroom.       Looking for a therapy job? Check out… Read More »

16 Winter Games for Speech Therapy

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Bring play into your therapy sessions with the help of winter games for speech therapy like Elf on the Shelf and Don’t Break the Ice. Click here to find out more.         Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly:  https:/txsource.com/newsletter/txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current opening:… Read More »

25 Christmas Occupational Therapy Activities

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Attention OTs! Try these Christmas occupational therapy activities with your students, and create holiday-themed crafts like gingerbread salt dough and paper snowflakes to improve fine motor skills. “The Christmas season is a hectic and chaotic time.  With holiday parties, altered schedules, and never-ending to-do lists, Christmas can be overwhelming for adults and kids.  Children see… Read More »

Helpful Hints for iPads in the Special Education Classroom

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From advice for setting ed-tech rules to tips for finding new apps, this list of helpful hints for iPads in the special education classroom will certainly come in handy when planning your next lesson. Happy Special Education Day to all! “This will be my third year with 1:1 iPads in my special education classroom. I’m… Read More »

7 Ways to Help Kids with Autism Participate in Giving Thanks

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Explore seven creative ways to include students with ASD in your Thanksgiving activities this holiday season. These tips and helpful hints to participate in giving thanks can be applied both at home and in the classroom. “In this busy time of year, it becomes particularly important to stop and take stock of what we have… Read More »

Turkey Squishy Bag: A Super Simple Sensory Activity

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Improve fine motor skills and arm strength with the help of this Thanksgiving-themed turkey squishy bag. How can you incorporate this activity into your next lesson plan? Let us know in the comments section below! “This make a turkey activity was so simple and easy to put together that I almost feel bad for making… Read More »

Top 24 Literacy & Learning Apps for Children

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Check out these easy-to-use apps for reading and writing, accompanied by a bonus list of apps for students with special needs.   Take a look!

4 Simple Strengthening Games for the Classroom

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Use resistance bands to improve fine motor skills, gross motor skills, posture, and more! “One of my favorite exercises to do with both adults and kids is resistance band. There are dozens of ways to use resistance band to improve strength, balance, posture, and coordination. One problem that I often encounter with children is that… Read More »

5 Fall Books for Speech Therapy

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Target sequencing, vocabulary, and more by incorporating these autumn-themed children’s books for speech therapy (and a few activities) into your next lesson plan. “Looking for fall books for speech therapy? Here are some of my favorites, plus a few fall activity ideas that your speech students are sure to love. 1. By the Light of… Read More »