Whole-school special educational needs resources

Supporting children who require special education takes patience, understanding and a range of teaching resources tailor-made for each child’s requirements. Here you’ll find classroom materials specifically designed to help special education teachers in their role. Our resources have been created and rated by fellow teachers, so you can ensure each one will enhance your lesson. 

Choose from a range of classroom materials to help children requiring special education with a range of skills, from speech and language, to numeracy, or social skills. Whether you’re supporting children with autism, a visual, hearing or sensory impairment, cognitive impairments, ADHD or another learning difficulty, we have teaching resources for every child’s needs.

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Emotions Eyfs - Emotional literacy/emotional intelligence pack

Emotions Eyfs - Emotional literacy/emotional intelligence pack

Emotions early years – Teaching children about emotions is the most fundamental thing you can do to ensure children become emotionally literate and will help them with that all important emotional regulation. This ‘EMOTIONS’ resource will help to do just that. The main part of the resource is a powerpoint show where you can introduce each emotion. This gives lots of opportunity to work on one emotion at a time and promotes lots of discussion. This resource is aimed at early years but there are children that you may feel would benefit from this in KS1. Children are learning to: Recognise the emotion Understand what it means Label the emotion Express the emotion This resource consists of: A powerpoint show with 20 emotions and an emotional register A PDF of the show 20 ‘girl’ emotion sheets in black and white for colouring 20 ‘boy’ emotion sheets in black and white for colouring 20 ‘girl’ emotion fans 20 ‘boy’ emotion fans

By Elsasupport

What is mindfulness PPT

What is mindfulness PPT

Easy to follow slides that can take up an hours lesson if you go slow and engage with the class. This compliments all my other materials on mindfulness.

By jonlee01

Building Sentences - Flowers

Building Sentences - Flowers

Build a Sentence for Autism and Special Education, Speech Therapy, ABA, OT (19 pages) 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 items. The student will match the corresponding picture to answer the questions - What? How Many? What Color? There are 2 ways to use this file: 1. Print the first 13 pages and use the pages as a “cut and paste” activity. The students will use glue to paste the correct answers where necessary. 2. 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 Velcro on the back side 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. *** Students can build 2 types of sentences: -using cards with words and hints (dots for the numers and pictures for the object words), then -using cards with only words, as shown on the title page. This is a great matching activity for K and 1st gr and for students with autism.

By angiesiddd

Farm Animals Non Identical Sorting Activity for Early Intervention

Farm Animals Non Identical Sorting Activity for Early Intervention

Non Identical Matching - Farm Animals for Autism, Special Ed, Speech Therapy, ABA, Occupational Therapy, TEACCH Sorting non-identical items is perfect for children who have mastered basic matching and are ready to work on more complex skills. This activity teaches organization and is an essential foundational skill that improves categorizing and discrimination. It is good for early childhood and students with autism & special needs. There are 10 pages to be printed and laminated. Cut the boards and the cards out and use velcro in the middle of each blank square on the boards and on the back side of each card. The animals included in this activity are: horses, chickens, goats, sheep, pigs, cats, turkeys, dogs, ducks, cows.

By angiesiddd

Farm Animals Building Sentences

Farm Animals Building Sentences

Build a Sentence ( 22 pages)- Farm Animals, Autism and Special Needs 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 and the number of a group of items. There are 15 groups of items. The student will match the corresponding picture to answer the questions - What? How Many? There are 2 ways to use this file: 1. 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. 2. Print all the pages on photo paper and laminate them. Cut out the pages containing the colors, numbers and pictures. There are 2 pages that serve as boards for the types of answers (“what?”, “how many?”). Use Velcro on the back side 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. *** Students can build 2 types of sentences: -using cards with words and hints (dots for the numers and pictures for the object words), as shown on the title page, then -using cards with only words. The farm animals included are: 1 pig, 1 turkey, 2 hens, 2 lambs, 2 dogs, 2 cows, 2 kids, 3 goats, 3 cats, 4 puppies, 4 ducklings, 5 kittens, 5 geese, 6 sheep, 6 horses. This is a great matching activity for K and 1st gr and for students with autism.

By angiesiddd

Farm Animals Word to Picture Matching Activity

Farm Animals Word to Picture Matching Activity

Farm Animals Word to Picture Matching Activity (9 pages) is an activity that develops vocabulary, reading and spelling skils. Great for students with special needs, autism. There are 15 pictures and 15 words to be printed on photo paper, laminated and cut out. Use some velcro in the middle of blanc squares on the boards and on the back side of each card. The animals included: dog, cat, pig, chicken, mouse, sheep, duck, goose, goat, cow, horse, donkey, turkey, rooster, rabbit.

By angiesiddd