Autism

The Best Apps for Kids with Autism

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One of the greatest rewards of evolving technology is the way in which it addresses real-world challenges. Nowhere is this more evident than in the many digital tools that have been developed to assist children with ASDs (autism spectrum disorders.) Children on the spectrum frequently struggle with picking up on social cues, finding the “right”… Read More »

25 Gross Motor Activities for Winter

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Keep your students moving with these 25 gross motor activities for winter for the classroom. Try putting your own spin on these gross motor activities and share your success stories in the comments section below! “My goal for these indoor gross motor activities is simple, do-able fun. These indoor gross motor energy busters will get… 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!

5 Fall Books for Speech Therapy

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Speech-Language Pathologists

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. Read the full list of fall-themed books for speech therapy here!   Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current opening:… Read More »

35 Sensory Activities to Help Students with SPD

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This excellent SPD resource of 35 sensory activities includes creative activities and DIY projects to aid students with sensory processing disorders both at home and in the classroom. To find out how to benefit students with SPD, read the article here. Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy… Read More »

Important Tips for Supporting Kids with Anxiety

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Check out these tips to help your students who are dealing with emotions, specifically anxiety, in support of National Mental Illness Awareness Week. Take a glance at this enlightening article, and learn how to effectively support children who are dealing with emotions like anxiety.   Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter… Read More »