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I have been a special needs practitioner/teacher for eight years--it is my passion! I have taught students who range from profound to moderate to severe learning difficulties. I also have a lot of experience teaching students who are on the Autism Spectrum. Most of the content that I teach focuses in the area of functional life skills, social skills and behavior modifications.

I have been a special needs practitioner/teacher for eight years--it is my passion! I have taught students who range from profound to moderate to severe learning difficulties. I also have a lot of experience teaching students who are on the Autism Spectrum. Most of the content that I teach focuses in the area of functional life skills, social skills and behavior modifications.
The Colour Monster story and activities
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The Colour Monster story and activities

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‘The Colour Monster’ is here to teach children about feelings, as each beautiful colour leads to an emotion. It will also help children build understanding and empathy towards others, as in the story the emotions are attached to deep descriptions of how the little Monster feels inside and how he is able to cope: Here is a snippet of what each colour means in this story: YELLOW – HAPPY BLUE – SAD RED – ANGER BLACK – FEAR GREEN – CALM PINK – LOVE The Budle includes: A simplified version of the story in widgit a matching feelings and colours activity a sentence building activity a document that includes images of the monster in the 7 different colours (you can print them and use them as puppets or decorate your class) Enjoy!
My Weekend News widgit Symbolised- ppt, Questions, answers for SLD Learners
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My Weekend News widgit Symbolised- ppt, Questions, answers for SLD Learners

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Looking for new ideas working on SLD Learners communication skills? My Weekend News session is a great resource, allowing your children to communicate and build sentences about their weekend news using symbols. The resource includes: -a ppt that you can use in circle time. Add your team’s picture and make it more interactive for your learners. 7 questions all widgit symbolised a great selection of answers for your students to choose from, all widgit symbolised.
Colourful Semantics activity pack (22 pics) Level 5 (Subject, Verb, Object, Place, Describe) SLD
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Colourful Semantics activity pack (22 pics) Level 5 (Subject, Verb, Object, Place, Describe) SLD

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This is a Colourful Semantics activity set Level 5 (Subject-Verb-Object- Place -Describe) Colourful Semantics Level 5 is an approach can be used with children with a range of Speech, Language and Communication Needs including. It encouraging wider vocabulary and helps children to answer questions or generate responses to questions. Developing use of nouns, verbs, prepositions and adjectives Can be transferred to written sentences and written language comprehension Can be carried out individually or in small groups
Autumn themed art - Step by step art seasion for SLD learners - Four Seasons Tree  widgit symbolised
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Autumn themed art - Step by step art seasion for SLD learners - Four Seasons Tree widgit symbolised

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Enjoy a four seasons tree template for year round drawing. This four seasons tree template lets students draw the stages of a tree throughout the seasonal changes. The template also includes space to add the right symbol so students can include a description of the tree as they create it. The resource includes: step by step directions on how to make the trees widgit symbols to add them on the creations
All about Winter - story and activities widgit symbolised for SEN learners
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All about Winter - story and activities widgit symbolised for SEN learners

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This is a great story about Winter season widgit symbolised for SEN learners. Perfect for whole-class teaching, this PowerPoint features useful information about the: -Winter weather, -what is happening to living things, -what festivals are celebrated to help support your teaching on Winter. This file contains: PPP of the story with Widgit visuals Comprehension activity 1 ‘‘Building sentences’’ activity as extension activity All about Winter counting activity All about Winter addition activity
I see ...Interactive Activity for SLD and MLD Learners in widgit software
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I see ...Interactive Activity for SLD and MLD Learners in widgit software

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I see … animal habitats activity Forming sentences is very important for SEN learners. This activity uses real-life pictures for easy recognition of animal habitats and sight words as sentence starters. This is also an activity to practice identifying the attributes of what, the number, and the color of a group of animals . There are 10 groups of animals. The student will match the corresponding picture to answer the questions - What? How Many? What Color? There are 2 ways to use this file: Print the pages and use the pages as a “cut and paste” activity. The students will use glue to paste the correct answers where necessary. Print all the pages on photo paper and laminate them. Cut out the pages containing the colors, numbers, and pictures. There are 3 pages that serve as boards for the types of answers (“what?”, “how many?”, “what color?”). Use hook and loop dots on the backside of each card and in the middle of each blank square on the boards as well as on each square containing the questions. Thus the activity can be reused as many times as needed.
From Head to Toe'' story and activities for SEN learners - widgit symbolised
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From Head to Toe'' story and activities for SEN learners - widgit symbolised

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‘‘From Head to Toe’’ is a colourful and energetic story that will have young readers clapping their hands, stomping their feet, and wiggling their toes! Giraffes can bend their necks, monkeys can wave their hands, and donkeys can kick their legs. And so can you! Throughout this interactive story, the animals of ‘‘From Head to Toe’’ invite young readers to copy their antics as they play. The pack includes: ppt ‘‘From head to toe’’ story widgit symbolised Visuals to stick on the book Story mat comprehensive activity - widgit symbolised Matching activity pictures to symbols Matching activity pictures to animal’s name
''Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?'' story and activities for SEN learners  - widgit visuals
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''Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?'' story and activities for SEN learners - widgit visuals

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This classic children’s book has been transliterated into widgit visuals . SEN students can read, stick the visuals in the right page and view the pictured (colours and animals) makaton signs at the same time. The pack includes: ppt ‘‘Brown bear, Brown bear, What do you see?’’ story with widgit visuals and makaton signs Visuals to stick on the book Story mat Sequence the story activity Building sentences activity ‘‘I see a…’’
Colourful Semantics activity pack (34 pics) Level 2 for SLD learners
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Colourful Semantics activity pack (34 pics) Level 2 for SLD learners

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This is a Colourful Semantics activity set Level 2 (Subject-Verb) Use this activity to help your children construct simple sentences. Colourful Semantics is a great way to support children who struggle to write independently. The colour scheme relates to the types of words in a sentence. For example, ‘who’ words are orange (9 in total), ‘what doing’ words (verbs) (20 in total) are yellow . This helps children to learn about word types and word order and sentence structure. Using Colourful Semantics, your children will become more confident and independent in their sentence construction. Colourful Semantics are a great way to help children construct and create complete sentences. It helps children to identify the correct order of a sentence This is a good activity to help children learn the importance of sentence structure and order. Learn to build sentences and develop your commenting skills. There is an orange and yellow coloured strip under each picture. You can print, laminate and use velcro onto them. Use hard velcro onto the coloured strip under the picture and soft velcro behind each coloured symbol.
''New trainers'' and ''By the stream - stories in widgit and comprehension activities
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''New trainers'' and ''By the stream - stories in widgit and comprehension activities

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Chip and Kipper Stories, written by Roderick Hunt , provide a rich story context to help develop language comprehension and decoding skills. This file contains: New Trainers: ppt story widgit symbolised ppt story for MLD learners Comprehension activity Colourful semantics activity By the stream: ppt story widgit symbolised ppt story for MLD learners Comprehension activity
All about summer story and activities widgit symbolised
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All about summer story and activities widgit symbolised

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This is a great story about summer season, weather, flowers colours or animals in widgit program! This file contains: -PPP of the story with Widgit visuals -2 Colourful Semantics as extension activities -Pattern Activity: What comes next -All bout summer counting -All about summer additions
Autumn Unit
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Autumn Unit

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This Autumn Bundle contains over 100 pages of materials specifically designed for students with special learning needs, especially autism. This Bundle on the Autumn season addresses the characteristics of Autumn in a simplified but rigorous way for students with diverse learning needs. There are many opportunities for the learners to engage in repeated information on Autumn. This repetition encourages true understanding of the Autumn season. Finally, the two art sessions develop their visual memory, making learning meaningful and lasting! Enjoy!
Building sentences - I see  polar, desert and woodland habitats activity
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Building sentences - I see polar, desert and woodland habitats activity

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Building sentences- I see polar, desert and woodland habbitats activity Forming sentences is very important for SEN learners. This activity uses real-life pictures for easy recognition of common objects and sight words as sentence starters. This is also an activity to practice identifying the attributes of what, the number, and the color of a group of items. There are 10 groups of animals. The student will match the corresponding picture to answer the questions - What? How Many? What Color? There are 2 ways to use this file: Print the pages and use the pages as a “cut and paste” activity. The students will use glue to paste the correct answers where necessary. Print all the pages on photo paper and laminate them. Cut out the pages containing the colors, numbers, and pictures. There are 4 pages that serve as boards for the types of answers (“what?”, “how many?”, “what color?”). Use soft velcro n the backside of each card and hard velcro on each square containing the questions. Thus the activity can be reused as many times as needed.
Building sentences - I see summer animals activity
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Building sentences - I see summer animals activity

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Building sentences- I see summer animals Forming sentences is very important for young learners or those with autism. This activity uses real-life pictures for easy recognition of common objects and sight words as sentence starters. It is perfect for early readers. This is also an activity to practice identifying the attributes of what, the number, and the color of a group of items. There are 10 groups of animals. The student will match the corresponding picture to answer the questions - What? How Many? What Color? There are 2 ways to use this file: Print the pages and use the pages as a “cut and paste” activity. The students will use glue to paste the correct answers where necessary. Print all the pages on photo paper and laminate them. Cut out the pages containing the colors, numbers, and pictures. There are 4 pages that serve as boards for the types of answers (“what?”, “how many?”, “what color?”). Use hook and loop dots on the backside of each card and in the middle of each blank square on the boards as well as on each square containing the questions. Thus the activity can be reused as many times as needed.
Cooking Quiz Activities for MLD and SLD learners
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Cooking Quiz Activities for MLD and SLD learners

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Are you looking for resources you can dip in and out of for any age students to teach names and pictures of the basic tools, utensils and equipment cooks use in the kitchen?These resources are for you! Learn with a quiz activities Are you familliar with kitchen utensils? Find out the benefit and purpose of each. The Bundle includes: 1 Quiz Activity for SLD learners (13 Cards) - Choose the right answer between 3 options 1 writing Activity for MLD learners (13 cards) - Write the name of the kitchen utensil that we use for each case.
Mr. Bean goes to Africa -SEN made up Story  with 8 differentiated activities for all
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Mr. Bean goes to Africa -SEN made up Story with 8 differentiated activities for all

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An adapted made up story with Mr Bean and his friend Mo Salah - 8 differentiated activities included Instil a love of reading, model fluency, and introduce new genres of stories to your students with adapted made up stories. These are 1x PPP on the story Mr Bean goes to Africa (made up story). 8 extension activities are included in this pack: Activity 1: Answer the Questions in full sentences MLD level Activity 2: Sequencing Story MLD, SLD Level Activity 3: Sorting out MLD, SMLD Level Activity 4: Letters and Sounds MLD, SLD Level Activity 5: Answer the Questions (writing gaps) MLD level Activity 6: Comprehension multiple choice MLD, SLD Level Activity 7: Connect the words with Pictures SLD Level Activity 8: Fill the gaps MLD, SLD Level
All about Ocean Habitat - 3 Stories in widgit+ Comprehension and Maths Activities for SLD and MLD le
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All about Ocean Habitat - 3 Stories in widgit+ Comprehension and Maths Activities for SLD and MLD le

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Explore animals that live in the Ocean using three different information stories simplified and moderate in widgit programme for SLD and MLD learners. All three stories also include colourful illustartions and facts about each ocean animal and ocean habitat. The pack includes: A) 3 ppt stories about Ocean life : Ocean view The Ocean habitat in widgit Under the Sea counting story with facts in widgit B) 2 Comprehension activities: Under the sea Comprehension Activity Ocean view Comprehenson Activity c) Visuals to stick on the story: Ocean view D) 3 Maths Activities: Count the Ocean Animals up to 10 The Ocean Habitat Addition Activity What Comes Next with Ocean Animals - Complete Pattern Activity
Who, What, Where - Colourful Semantics Cut-Up Sentences Activity for MLD learners
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Who, What, Where - Colourful Semantics Cut-Up Sentences Activity for MLD learners

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MLD colourful semantics cut-up sentences activity. Use this cut-up sentences activities (2 documents) to help your children construct simple sentences. Colourful Semantics is a great way to support children who struggle to write independently. The colour scheme relates to the types of words in a sentence. For example, ‘who’ words are orange, ‘what doing’ words (verbs) are yellow , ‘what’ words are green ‘where’ words are blue. This helps children to learn about word types and word order and sentence structure. Using Colourful Semantics, your children will become more confident and independent in their writing. Cut-up sentences are a great way to help children construct and create complete sentences. It helps children to identify the correct order of a sentence and will allow them to arrange it so it makes grammatical sense. This is a good activity to help children learn the importance of sentence structure and order.
Colourful Semantics activity pack (34 pics) Level 4 (Subject, Verb, Object, Place) for SLD learners
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Colourful Semantics activity pack (34 pics) Level 4 (Subject, Verb, Object, Place) for SLD learners

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This is a Colourful Semantics activity set Level 4 (Subject-Verb-Object- Place). Colourful Semantics Level 4 is an approach can be used with children with a range of Speech, Language and Communication Needs. Developing the use of nouns, verbs, prepositions and adjectives. Use this activity to help your children construct simple sentences. Colourful Semantics is a great way to support children who struggle to construct a sentence independently. The colour scheme relates to the types of words in a sentence. For example, ‘who’ words are orange (10 in total), ‘what doing’ words (verbs) (19 in total) are yellow, ‘what’ words (46 in total) are green and ‘place’ words (16 in total) are blue. This helps children to learn about word types and word order and sentence structure. Using Colourful Semantics, your children will become more confident and independent in their sentence construction and supports communiction in general. Colourful Semantics are a great way to help children construct and create complete sentences. It helps children to identify the correct order of a sentence This is a great activity to help children learn the importance of sentence structure and order and support communication by answering simple ‘Wh’ questions. There is an orange yellow, green and blue coloured sentence strip under each picture. You can print, laminate and use velcro onto them. Use hard velcro onto the coloured sentence strip and soft velcro behind each coloured symbol. Can be transferred to written sentences and written language comprehension Can be carried out individually or in small groups.
The tiger who came to tea:  story and activities widgit symbolised
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The tiger who came to tea: story and activities widgit symbolised

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A modern classic story of Sophie and her extraordinary teatime guest has been loved by millions of children since it was first published more than fifty years ago. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big furry, stripy tiger! The magic begins at teatime! The bundle includes: the story in widgit programme ppt a word mat a comprehension activity widgit symbolised Find the initial letter activity The tiger who came to tea counting activity a document that includes images of the characters (you can print them and use them as puppets or decorate your class) Enjoy!