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8 Speech Therapy Activities for Valentine’s Day

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Attention speech-language pathologists! It’s never too early to get a head start on your Valentine’s Day lesson plans. From positional concept hearts to articulation and language wreaths, these eight speech therapy activities for Valentine’s Day will inspire your students and are perfect for the month of February. Here are a few activities to try with… 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 »

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! Click here to discover how to use resistance bands in your classroom with these four quick and easy strengthening games!