Friday, May 30, 2014

Pizza Scramble (An Auditory Processing, Sequencing, and Memory Activity)

An auditory processing, sequencing, and memory activity where students act as customers, servers, cooks, and supervisors in a pizza shop. The customer orders from a menu and the server must recall the order and express it to the cook. The cook must recall the order and assemble the pizza. The supervisor provides cues as needed.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Slam Dunk Perspective Taking Activity

This activity focuses on identifying emotions, perspective taking and social problem solving using social scenarios. Students are asked to define other's emotions or thoughts in a basketball themed activity.

Friday, May 16, 2014

"Sometimes I Feel Green" Social Narrative on Behavioral Escalation

"Sometimes I Feel Green" is a social narrative which introduces and explains the concept of behavioral escalation to students, based upon The Incredible 5-Point Scale, a strategy created by Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Beth Curtis.

This short story, which includes a number of visual supports, breaks down and presents concepts to students to help them become better able to recognize, identify and manage their emotions. Coping strategies for appropriately managing strong emotions are also introduced within the text.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

"Attending During Large Group Events" Tip Sheet

Large group events can be stressful for children. Help make big school and community events more fun and successful with the six tips in this article, Attending During Large Group Events.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Dinosaur Puzzle/Token Board

A dinosaur puzzle that could also be used as a token economy board. From Building Blox:

If your child or students love dinosaurs, check out these dinosaur token economy boards from Positively Autism:

Monday, May 5, 2014

Sale on "Behavior Solutions" Books

Future Horizons is offering this deal on their "Behavior Solutions" series!
Receive the entire behavior solutions library for $34.95. Regularly $44.85
Free shipping for US customers if ordered by May 7th.