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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 »

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. “Sensory perceptions can be hard to change or even to be aware [of] if your child struggles with the way that their brain processes the information in… Read More »

10 Pumpkin Activities for the Classroom

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Occupational Therapists

Get inspired by this list of classroom-friendly and creative pumpkin activities, and discover how you can incorporate them into your next lesson plan. Check out the list of fun pumpkin activities for the classroom here!   Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current… Read More »

What Parents Wish You Knew About Kids with Down Syndrome

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Speech-Language Pathologists

As Down Syndrome Awareness Month continues, take a look at this HuffPost article that features images and quotes from parents discussing what they wish you knew about kids with Down syndrome. “There are about 6,000 babies born with Down syndrome every year in the United States, or about one child out of every 700. Whether… Read More »

5 Dollar Aisle Finds for Therapists

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Are you a physical therapist or occupational therapist on a budget? Take advantage of these dollar aisle finds to use year-round in your therapy sessions. These bargain items are ideal for gross motor, fine motor, and sensory-motor play. “I am a dollar store or dollar aisle frequenter when it comes to grabbing things for working… Read More »

EdTech Tuesday: 15 Educational Tech Toys for Kids

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School Physical Therapists

Inspire learning through play with the help of these fifteen new educational tech toys, ranging from interactive dolls to electricity-generating soccer balls. Take a look!  

EdTech Tuesday: 20 Inside Out Video Clips That Teach Children About Feelings

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Disney Pixar’s Inside Out was a major hit in the box office and continues to thrive in the education community. Check out these Inside Out video clips, and discover how you can incorporate them into your next lesson plan or therapy session. “Disney’s Inside Out is great for exploring themes in counseling. My students are… Read More »

Last-Minute Resources for School-Based Therapists

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Speech-Language Pathologist SLP

This comprehensive list provides easy games and activities to use when your therapy sessions don’t quite go as planned! These last-minute resources for school-based therapists are perfect for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists. Take a look now at the last-minute resources for school-based therapists!  

EdTech Tuesday: 10 ABA Apps for Autism & Special Needs

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Go back to school with these excellent ABA apps for autism and special needs. This expansive list includes flashcard apps, problem-solving games, and more! Check out the article here!