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Sensory Integration Questionnaire

Sensory Integration Questionnaire

Useful for parents/carers and SENCOs as well as other professionals to gauge if a child may have sensory issues which may need addressing via interventions.
vchanin
Pencil Control - triangle and diamond shapes

Pencil Control - triangle and diamond shapes

This handwriting workbook triangles and diamonds will make learning the patterns essential for handwriting so much fun, be it on their own during home study or in a classroom with others. These 8 worksheets have been designed to help children aged four to five to learn how to correctly draw triangles and diamonds and therefore letters such as V and W. The fun and imaginative illustrations in this handwriting workbook helps to improve eye-hand coordination, whilst keeping them engaged and focused. Soon they will master drawing the various sizes of triangles and diamonds and earn themselves a certificate of completion.
HelpwithHandwriting
Letter Reversals and Alphabet Practice Mega Bundle

Letter Reversals and Alphabet Practice Mega Bundle

These resources are packed with over 240 fun, multi-sensory activities to help with alphabet letter recognition, letter reversals, tracking, directionality, and reading fluency. They use multiple senses to activate different parts of the brain and build stronger connections. They also reinforce memory skills, problem-solving skills, fine motor control, and the importance of left, right, up and down. These skills are essential for reading success and can be especially challenging for those with dyslexia and other learning difficulties making is difficult for them to comprehend what they are reading. By using these engaging, multi-sensory activities students can exercise their brain to improve some of the issues associated with dyslexia and character recognition. They are also useful for struggling readers of all ages. Fun as a warm up or quick activity, students enjoy them so much they do them over and over again. Included: Brain Exercises for Learning to Read – Alphabet Visual Discrimination. Letter Reversal Resource Binder of Activities b d p q g and Letter Reversal Interactive Spinners for b d p q g. What you will find inside: ✎Ideas for how to use Brain Exercises with students of all ages. ✎Multisensory “Amazing Maze” and “Amazing Box Tool” for visual discrimination, letter recognition, and directionality practice. This fun, hands on activity also promotes memory and right-left brain integration. ✎Five different activity sheets for each letter of the alphabet, 4 A-Z activities, and 4 vowel activities. (138 total). Activities include: tracing, matching, find the letter, complete the pattern/picture, mazes, scanning, reading fluency practice, multisensory movement ideas. ✎Left/Right directionality practice sheets, including practice with fine motor skills and reading fluency. ✎Letter reversal spinners ✎b/d p/q activity sheets ✎Play-doh mats ✎Sorting cards ✎Games ✎Mazes ✎Color by letter ✎Reading practice You may be interested in these other resources for students who struggle with letter reversals and dyslexia. ★Free b and d Letter Reversal Bookmark. ★Reverse It Card Game – Letter Reversal Edition ★Letter Reversal Word Card Game
Tammys-Toolbox
Christmas Doodle Find

Christmas Doodle Find

Visual Perceptual Skills Addressed: Figure Ground Figure Ground perception is the ability to screen out any irrelevant visual material when presented with a lot of visual information at one time (to locate the important stimulus without getting confused by the background or surrounding images). This skill is key for good attention and concentration. In order to complete these worksheets successfully, the child must find each object that has been listed in amongst the other objects.
VisualLearningForLife
Christmas Tree Doodles

Christmas Tree Doodles

Visual Perceptual Skills Addressed: Figure Ground Figure Ground perception is the ability to screen out any irrelevant visual material when presented with a lot of visual information at one time (to locate the important stimulus without getting confused by the background or surrounding images). This skill is key for good attention and concentration. In order to complete these worksheets successfully, the child must find each object that has been listed in amongst the other objects.
VisualLearningForLife
Nonsense Words Phonics Card Game for Decoding Multi Syllable Words

Nonsense Words Phonics Card Game for Decoding Multi Syllable Words

In this fun phonics card game, players must be able to use word and syllable decoding skills to correctly read multisyllable nonsense words and get rid of their cards. Provides practice with syllable division rules, syllable types, and decoding skills. Word cards were created using EZRead Kids Font made for dyslexic readers and students that learn differently. This game can be used as extra practice for students using any Orton Gillingham based reading program. Players practice identifying letters and blending sounds to decode words. Cards may also be used as flash cards or as a matching game activity. This game provides differentiated instruction for tutoring sessions, general classroom use, homeschool, and special education. The decoding skills used in these words include: syllable division, v-e syllables, closed syllables, open syllables, r-controlled syllables, le syllables, vowel teams, short vowel sounds, consonants, digraphs, CVC words, the sounds of am and an, the ll,ss,ff spelling rule, the suffix s, blends, and welded sounds (ing, ang, ong, ung, ink, ank, onk, and unk). A list of words used in this game is provided. For 2 to 4 players Grades K-3, Special Education Included: How to Assemble and Play 80 Word Cards (you can print as many as you need) 8 Draw 2 Cards 8 Skip Cards 8 Reverse Cards 4 Wild Cards 4 Wild Crazy Cards Set of blank cards to customize Back Side to make cards double sided
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Nonsense Words Phonics Card Game of Decoding

Nonsense Words Phonics Card Game of Decoding

Crazy Words is the colorful phonics card game that gives players practice decoding nonsense words. Players try to match color or letter to get rid of their cards while decoding nonsense words with CVC patterns, digraphs, blends, suffix s, and welded sounds. Word cards were created using EZRead Kids Font made for dyslexic readers and students that learn differently. This game can be used as extra practice for students using any Orton Gillingham based reading program. Players practice identifying letters and blending sounds to decode words. Cards may also be used as flash cards or as a matching game activity. This game provides differentiated instruction for tutoring sessions, general classroom use, homeschool, and special education. For 2 to 4 players Grades K-3, Special Education Included: How to Assemble and Play 80 Word Cards (you can print as many as you need) 8 Draw 2 Cards 8 Skip Cards 8 Reverse Cards 4 Wild Cards 4 Wild Crazy Cards Set of blank cards to customize Back Side to make cards double sided
Tammys-Toolbox
Letter Reversals Word Edition Card Game

Letter Reversals Word Edition Card Game

This card game is a fun way to help kids build visual discrimination and correct letter reversals for improved reading skills. It makes a great reading learning center game and tutoring activity. Players must discriminate between the most commonly reversed letters in order to correctly read the words and get rid of their cards. The letters practiced include: d, b, p, q, g, m, w, n. The words on, no, was, saw, and own are also included. Word cards were created using EZRead Kids Font made for dyslexic readers and students that learn differently. This game can be used as extra practice for students using any Orton Gillingham based reading program. Players practice identifying letters and blending sounds to decode words. Cards may also be used as flash cards or as a matching game activity. This game provides differentiated instruction for tutoring sessions, general classroom use, homeschool, and special education. For 2 to 4 players Grades K-3, Special Education Included: How to Assemble and Play 80 Word Cards (you can print as many as you need) 8 Draw 2 Cards 8 Skip Cards 8 Reverse Cards 4 Wild Cards 4 Wild Crazy Cards Set of blank cards to customize Back Side to make cards double sided ★Check out more phonics card games and letter reversal activities including the Reverse It Resource Binder of Visual Discrimination Activities.
Tammys-Toolbox
Reverse It Letter Reversal Card Game

Reverse It Letter Reversal Card Game

Reverse It is a fun way to help kids build visual discrimination and correct letter reversals for improved reading skills. It makes a great learning center game and tutoring activity. Players must discriminate between the most commonly reversed letters in order to get rid of their cards and win the game. The letters include: d, b, p, q, g, m, w, n, s, and z. Letter cards were created using EZRead Kids Font made for dyslexic readers and students that learn differently. This game can be used as extra practice for students using any Orton Gillingham based reading program. Players can practice identifying letters and sounds. Cards may also be used as flash cards or as a matching game activity. This game provides differentiated instruction for tutoring sessions, general classroom use, homeschool, and special education classrooms. For 2 to 4 players Grades K-3 Included: How to Assemble and Play 40 Letter Cards (you can print as many as you need) 8 Draw 2 Cards 8 Skip Cards 8 Reverse Cards 4 Wild Cards 4 Wild Crazy Cards Set of blank cards to customize Back Side to make cards double sided ★Check out more card games and letter reversal activities, Including theReverse It Resouce Binder of Visual Discrimination Activities.
Tammys-Toolbox
Letter Reversal Bookmark

Letter Reversal Bookmark

Use this free bookmark as a visual reminder for students who struggle with b and d letter reversals. Difficulty with letter reversals, tracking, and directionality are common problems for beginning readers. For some students these issues persist. These skills are essential for reading success and can be especially challenging for those with dyslexia and other learning difficulties making is difficult for them to comprehend what they are reading. This bookmark coordinates with the activities in the Letter Reversal Resource Binder of Activities b d p q g which includes over 60 visual discrimination activities and anchor charts for the letters b,d,p,q. You may also like ★Brain Exercise- Learning to Read – Mega Bundle which includes: Brain Exercises for Learning to Read – Alphabet Visual Discrimination. Letter Reversal Resource Binder of Activities b d p q g and Letter Reversal Interactive Spinners for b d p q g. Together this bundle has over 240 pages of multi-sensory activities, games, and activity sheets.
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Letter Reversal Activities for b, d, p, q, g

Letter Reversal Activities for b, d, p, q, g

The Reverse It Resource Binder includes over 60 visual discrimination activities for the letters b,d,p,q, and g. Early readers and students with dyslexia often reverse or confuse letters. These exercises were designed to strengthen skills in visual memory, tracking, spatial skills, directionality, scanning, visual discrimination, and details. By using visual cues and multi-sensory activities, students can improve their ability to recognize these commonly confused letters. Activities in this resource pack include: anchor charts, mini desk charts, matching activities, sorting activities, letter scanning and tracking, play-doh and sorting mats, color by letter, coloring activities, word reading, letter reading, sentences, writing/letter formation activities, and tips for use. These activities provide differentiated instruction for tutoring sessions, general classroom use, homeschool, learning centers, and special education classrooms. All activities were created using a font for dyslexic readers and students that learn differently. Activities include various fonts to aid visual memory. ⭐ This resource is part of the Brain Exercise- Learning to Read – Mega Bundle which includes: Brain Exercises for Learning to Read – Alphabet Visual Discrimination. Letter Reversal Resource Binder of Activities b d p q g and Letter Reversal Interactive Spinners for b d p q g. Together this bundle has over 240 pages of multi-sensory activities, games, and activity sheets. ☞ You may be interested in these other resources for students who struggle with letter reversals and dyslexia. ★Free b and d Letter Reversal Bookmark. ★Reverse It Card Game – Letter Reversal Edition ★Letter Reversal Word Card Game
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Letter Reversal Spinners for b, d, p, q, g

Letter Reversal Spinners for b, d, p, q, g

Reverse It - Interactive Letter Reversal Spinners include 10 spinners for visual discrimination practice of common letter reversals. Early readers and students with dyslexia often reverse or confuse letters. These spinners were designed to strengthen skills in visual memory, spatial skills, scanning, visual discrimination, and details. By using visual cues and multi-sensory activities, students can improve their ability to recognize these commonly confused letters. Color-coded and black and white versions are included. Letters are in different fonts all designed for students with dyslexia and other learning differences. You may also print them on different colored cardstock for additional visual support. Spinners are easy to assemble. Print and cut out each wheel. Laminate if desired for durability. Attach the top and bottom wheels with a brad These activities provide differentiated instruction for tutoring sessions, general classroom use, homeschool, learning centers, and special education classrooms. All activities were created using a font made for dyslexic readers and students that learn differently. Activities include various fonts to aid visual memory. ★This resource is part of the Brain Exercise- Learning to Read – Mega Bundle which includes: Brain Exercises for Learning to Read – Alphabet Visual Discrimination. Letter Reversal Resource Binder of Activities b d p q g and Letter Reversal Interactive Spinners for b d p q g. Together this bundle has over 240 pages of multi-sensory activities, games, and activity sheets.
Tammys-Toolbox
Brain Exercises for Learning to Read and Alphabet Letter Recognition

Brain Exercises for Learning to Read and Alphabet Letter Recognition

This book is packed with over 130 fun, multi-sensory activities to help with alphabet letter recognition, letter reversals, tracking, directionality, and reading fluency. They use multiple senses to activate different parts of the brain and build stronger connections. They also reinforce memory skills, problem-solving skills, fine motor control, and the importance of left, right, up and down. These skills are essential for reading success and can be especially challenging for those with dyslexia and other learning difficulties making is difficult for them to comprehend what they are reading. By using these engaging, multi-sensory activities students can exercise their brain to improve some of the issues associated with dyslexia and character recognition. They are also useful for struggling readers of all ages. Fun as a warm up or quick activity, students enjoy them so much they do them over and over again. Included: ✎Ideas for how to use Brain Exercises with students of all ages. ✎Multisensory “Amazing Maze” and “Amazing Box Tool” for visual discrimination, letter recognition, and directionality practice. This fun, hands on activity also promotes memory and right-left brain integration. ✎Five different activity sheets for each letter of the alphabet, 4 A-Z activities, and 4 vowel activities. (138 total). Activities include: tracing, matching, find the letter, complete the pattern/picture, mazes, scanning, reading fluency practice, multisensory movement ideas. ✎Left/Right directionality practice sheets, including practice with fine motor skills and reading fluency. ★This resource is part of the Brain Exercise- Learning to Read – Mega Bundle which includes: Brain Exercises for Learning to Read – Alphabet Visual Discrimination. Letter Reversal Resource Binder of Activities b d p q g and Letter Reversal Interactive Spinners for b d p q g. Together this bundle has over 240 pages of multi-sensory activities, games, and activity sheets. You may be interested in these other resources for students who struggle with letter reversals and dyslexia. ★Free b and d Letter Reversal Bookmark. ★Reverse It Card Game – Letter Reversal Edition ★Letter Reversal Word Card Game ★Click Here to Sign up for my Newsletter and get exclusive free resources from Tammy’s Toolbox..
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(Widgit) CIP Autumn poetry

(Widgit) CIP Autumn poetry

A lesson about poetry and how autumn can inspire us to write. The powerpoint looks at 3 different types of poetry - acrostic, listing and shape.
G1mun
Halloween. Repeating pattern

Halloween. Repeating pattern

A sheet of repeating pattern for pupils to complete the sequences with Halloween images. They start with 2 alternating images and increase in difficulty. Great for SEN and Early Years. If laminated they can be used as a TEACCH activity.
Mycar
Repeating Pattern- Halloween. TEACCH

Repeating Pattern- Halloween. TEACCH

5 worksheets of repeating pattern for pupils to complete the sequences with Halloween images. They start with 2 alternating images and increase in difficulty up to 3 and 4 images. Great for SEN and Early Years. If laminated they can be used as a TEACCH activity.
Mycar
cvc Silhouette Bingo Carousel

cvc Silhouette Bingo Carousel

4cvc mats; 2cvcc mats; 1 double t mat; 2mixed double letters mats; 1mixed mat; This pack consists of 10 sets of 4 mats with each set consisting of a 3x3 silhouette grid mat, corresponding b&w image mat, combined pic and word mat and word only card mats. Pupils engage with up to 90 images as none of the mats have repetitions. Ideal for both individual and station work. Guide notes included. Can be used in a variety of ways.
butterbeans65
Life Cycle of a frog - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life Cycle of a frog - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life cycle of a frog - this resource contains an interactive whiteboard smart notebook activity. It shows the life cycle of the frog and then has a range of interactive activities to reinforce the learning. It has activities where students must determine what frogs eat. There are accompanying worksheets for the frog life cycle as well as pre-literacy reading and writing worksheets relating to the frog. There is a ‘how to guide’ to make a frog and in doing so the frog evolves through the stages of its life cycle to enhance students understanding through this practical activity. It has visual images to reinforce the understanding of the concepts. It was design for special needs but would work very well for early mainstream students.
pearp
Life Cycle of Kangaroo - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life Cycle of Kangaroo - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life cycle of a Kangaroo - this resource contains an interactive whiteboard smart notebook activity. It shows the life cycle of the kangaroo and then has a range of interactive activities to reinforce the learning. There are accompanying worksheets for the Kangaroo life cycle as well as pre-literacy reading and writing worksheets relating to the kangaroo. It was design for special needs but would work very well for early mainstream students.
pearp
Behavior Toolkit- 18 Visuals to Support Students with Autism

Behavior Toolkit- 18 Visuals to Support Students with Autism

------- 18 Visual Supports for Your Behavior Toolkit------- Behaviors got you beating your OWN head against a wall? Ready to implement strong visuals with students who have behaviors and not sure where to start? This is just the printable for you! This Behavior Toolkit provides multiple ways to use Visual Supports to help manage behaviors in your self-contained unit or inclusion setting. This toolkit includes: --> Daily Work Schedule & Checkmark Icons --> AM/PM Daily Schedule & Checkmark Icons --> Visual: I need a break (2 versions) --> Break Card: 10 Breaks/5 Breaks/ 3 Breaks --> Break Card: Visual Choice Icons --> Visual: I want (2 versions) & Blank Icon Template --> Visual: I need help (4 versions) --> Visual: Ready to Work (Y/N)- Large/Small Format --> Visual: My Rules & Support Icons --> Visual: Communication Necklace --> First-Then Charts (2,3,5 Step) & Support Icons --> Token Economy Chart: I Am Working For (3 & 5 step) & Visual Icons --> Bonus: Token Economy Tokens (hearts, cars, Pokemon, and basketballs) --> Parent Behavior Note Home (Weekly & Daily) --> Positive Notes Home (8 versions) --> Positive Rewards Punch Cards (16 versions) --> Student Self-Evaluation with Visual Icons PLUS --> ABC & Interval Data Guidelines and Sheets You hear it all the time- you need more visual supports in your classroom to support your students with Autism and those with behavior concerns- now you can get all the visuals you need to implement a great behavior system and properly manage problem behaviors. This resource was created by Ayodele Jones © 2017. All rights reserved by author. The materials in this unit were distributed and intended for single use only. The purchaser may reproduce copies for students in your classroom for classroom use only. You may not share with other teachers in your building, district, or otherwise. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item (or any part thereof) on the internet is strictly prohibited. Violations are subject to penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Additional licenses can be purchased for multi-use at a discount. Please contact the author at ajones@noodlenook.net.
ayodele_jones
Memory Recall Games

Memory Recall Games

A resource especially useful for students with speech language and communication difficulties or those who need to practise their memory skills. The power point consists of numerous slides showing images with key vocabulary (some linked to curriculum). They have five minutes to look at the images and then they write them down once they are hidden!
wwhaley
GCSE PE

GCSE PE

16 individual GCSE theory PE Lesson plans. Over 20 GCSE individual practical lesson plans for Boxing, Swimming, Squash, Boccia and Goalball. Would work well in any setting teaching GCSE PE especially SEN settings.
GoldSEN
Reading Windows

Reading Windows

For dyslexic, children with learning difficulties and for those struggling readers. These windows will help keep their eyes on track and focusing on the words. Resource is created in funky designs and just need laminating and the center cut out.
nicki-cox
Ocean Themed Signing Book

Ocean Themed Signing Book

This is a book full of ocean themed words that also have the AUSLAN sign on the page to assist with teaching students with speech and hearing concerns. This was particularly helpful for the teachers aide to use while others in the class were doing classwork so that students with special needs could work on similar content. Good for vocabulary building.
BenjiAus
Orton Gillingham Spelling Series: Supplemental Word Lists & Activities

Orton Gillingham Spelling Series: Supplemental Word Lists & Activities

A HUGE Bundle of the four levels: A, B, C, and D - along with a supplemental activities resource. You can purchase each of the Leveled Resources separately or purchase this bundle and receive the supplemental activities for free! This bundle represents a great resource of Spelling the Orton Gillingham Way, in a sequential, cumulative, explicit, and multisensory approach based on the principles of Orton Gillingham and for large, small group or individual students. There is a supplemental activities resource available for after students have completed all four resources. This supplemental resource includes phonemic awareness activities; word lists; Words Within Words; If you have a question, please contact me at ekennyfoggin@gmail.com . Have a wonderful day. Elizabeth Kenny-Foggin M. S., M. A., OG-TT (IMSLEC) Key terms: Dyslexia; OG; Orton Gillingham; tutoring; Elizabeth Kenny; writing development; multisensory resources; parent support; literacy; spelling resources; Turner Syndrome
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