Support for teachers working with ASD pupils
Various activities to develop cognitive thinking. *5 in 10 has several slides that read '5 of a person's favourite things'. I use these with social groups and name a different pupil each time.
Guide to ICT provision for pupils with cognitive and learning difficulties. Becta material made available under the Open Government Licence.
AQA B A Level Psychology Whole lesson - Cognitive explanation for Schizophrenia.
A sheet with content to get AO2 marks on an essay on cognitive explanations
This is an information sheet for teachers taking deaf/Deaf/hearing impaired youngsters on school trips. I put it together for staff in school where I work in an integrated resource for hearing impaired students. There are a range of factors to consider, and hopefully this will help you plan for their needs alongside the needs of hearing students. It isn't exhaustive, but is a fairly comprehensive starting point. Hope it is useful!
This resources has been created in an Special Educational Needs school for pupils who display moderate to severe learning difficulties. This resource has been used with a variety of SEND students particularly visual impairment, cognitive delay, physical impairment through CP, SLD and ASD. This topic would also work well with primary aged pupils. The resource includes 6 individualized lessons plans. They offer the students an introduction to the world of team building and orienteering. Activities with a parachute are included with lessons lasting 30-40 minutes (excluding changing). The 6 lessons have a focus comprised with practical activities. They are: Working together Problem Solving Leadership Cooperation Planning and Communication Consolidation of skills
This is a help sheet for teachers and learning support staff of blind and visually impaired students. There are several ideas for biological models and several ideas for modifying practical equipment to allow tactile access.
Paying attention to the learning process helps learners improve, and that’s what these tools are for. These research-based self-assessment resources let students learn how to help themselves improve, particularly in speaking and listening activities. There are also tools to help you give feedback. Included in this bundle of resources are the following: • Listening Guide • Presentational Speech Self-Assessment • Speaking Activity Teacher Assessment • Speaking Activity Self-Assessment • Emotional Temperature Chart • Speaking Focus Signs
TSVI - 300 + iOS App for Visually Impaired & Blind Students Categories - OCR Apps - PDF Annotation Apps - Magnification Apps - Braille Apps - Apps for Functional Vision Assessments - Apps for Learning Media Assessments - Apps for Visual Perceptual Skills - Apps for CVI - Sensory Stimulation Apps - High Contrast Apps - Audio Book Reader Apps - Talking Calculator Apps - GPS Apps - Picture Recognition Apps - Apps for Daily Living - Cloud Syncing Apps - Apps for Progress Monitoring - Reading Apps - & More
I put this together for teachers at school who were regularly taking deaf/Deaf/hearing impaired students on off-site trips/visits and residential activities. It should help teachers to cover the additional needs of hearing impaired students when completing the paperwork and risk assessments for such trips. This is not an exhaustive list, but is reasonably comprehensive. Hope it is useful.
Creating Accessible Materials for Visually Impaired & Blind Students Using Your iPad, iPhone, & iPod
Creating Accessible Materials for Visually Impaired & Blind Students Using Your iPad, iPhone, & iPod Learn how to create Braille in minutes in which your student will be able to read using VoiceOver and a Refreshable Braille Display. Learn how to create Large Print worksheets materials for Low Vision Students in which your student will be able to read and write directly on using a PDF annotation App. * Extension, Extension Extension (.jpeg, .pdf, .txt, .doc) - accessible document extension and file type conversions * Utilizing Prizmo OCR App to create, modify, and convert documents or worksheets into accessible materials for Low Vision & Blind Students * Cloud Syncing & Sharing Documents
This activity is great for the tactile approach to teaching letters to visually impaired students. Cognitive delayed students will benefit also. Students use legos to make letters of alphabet.
An easy worksheet with factual information followed by exercises and puzzles at various skill levels,answering questions, copying, counting, missing letters, wordfind etc. Developed for adults with cognitive impairment. This worksheet is in Font size 28 for vision impaired students.
Learning to Utilize the iPad, iPhone, &, iPod iOS Accessibility Options to Make Visual Adaptations for Low Vision and Blind Users. Recommendations, Feature Review, & How To's for Making Your iOS Device Accessible for Low Vision and Blind Users. Low Vision and Blind iOS Accessibility Options Review - Utilizing Siri - Accessibility Shortcut or Triple Click Home Option - Low Vision: Zoom Magnification, Bold, Large Text, Color Filtering - Blind and Reading Difficulties: VoiceOver, Narrator, Speak It Tool - Limited Mobility & CVI: Page Lock, Gesture Assistance, Switch Access and Auditory Scanning
Accessible iOS (iPad, iPod, & iPhone) Apps for Instruction with Visually Impaired and Blind Students
View a list of of 300 iOS App for Students with Low Vision, CVI, and Blind Students Categories - OCR - GPS - PDF Annotation - Cloud Syncing and File Sharing - Functional Vision Assessment - Learning Media Assessment - Visual Perceptual Skills - Sensory Stimulation - High Contract - Talking Calculators - Talking Dictionaries - Picture Recognition - AudioBook players - Word Document Processors - Story Creators - Games - Academic Educational
An easy worksheet with information about the Australian Bilby followed by fill the gap sentences, questions, copying, wordfind etc. at various skill levels. Developed for adults with cognitive impairment. (Font size 28)
An easy worksheet developed for adults with cognitive impairment. Factual information about whales followed by exercises at varying skill levels. Answering multiple choice questions, missing letters, wordfind, counting etc. Size 28 Font.
This is a large complete resource package for the delivery of the BTEC Level 3 Unit 12 - Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs Learning Aim A, A1, A2, A3 and A4. This package includes a 52 page Word booklet that can be adapted and altered to suit your teaching needs. It allows students to organise their notes and assignment planning, in one place. There are activities, research task and application, signposting learners to understand the assessment criteria. To aid understanding, during delivery, there are ELEVEN powerpoints and relevant videos to engage learners. The package covers the below topics, in the Learning Aim A spec.A: Examine Reasons why individuals may experience additional needs A1 Diagnosing or determining additional needs • Definitions of mild, moderate, severe and profound learning disabilities. • Diagnostic procedures, tools and standards used to diagnose a disability. • Professional background, qualifications and experience of those undertaking the diagnosis and assessment. • Parameters used to describe the diagnosed condition. This must include the type, causation, severity and stability over time, and prognosis of the condition. A2 Cognitive and learning needs • Learning difficulties, to include dyslexia, dyspraxia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). • Autism-spectrum disorders, to include Asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) and childhood disintegrative disorder. • Inherited conditions, to include Down’s syndrome, Huntington’s disease, dementia, Alzheimer’s. • Needs of older people, to include memory loss, slower cognitive speed, life-long learning. A3 Physical and health needs • Needs of older people, to include arthritis, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. • Health needs, to include physical needs cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disorders, stroke a mental illnesses. • Sensory disabilities, to include deafness and hearing impairment, visual impairment. • Accidents, to include paraplegia, loss of limb. • Infectious diseases that can lead to individuals having additional needs. • Problems during pregnancy and birth that can lead to individuals having additional needs. A4 Social and emotional needs • Needs generated from family circumstances, to include specific needs of looked-after children, bereavement, school refuser (non-attendance) and bullying. • Needs generated by being elderly, to include loss of loved ones, fear of dying, family far away, isolation, lack of money. • Needs affected by the learning environment. For more free resources, join the Facebook Health and Social Care resource sharing group, for teachers https://www.facebook.com/groups/2604565699820894/ For more free and small charge, good value complete delivery resource packages, visit my TES shop, to find them all in the same place with a handy search facility. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HSCresources Good luck in your teaching :-)
This comes with 2 resources! One is a powerpoint of all the info and one is a word doc that is ‘bookmarks’ Common traits and teaching strategies for: Asperger’s Syndrome Autism ADHD/ADD Dyslexia Dyscalculia Dyspraxia Visually Impaired Hearing Impaired Speech/Language Reading Handwriting You can add any others!
A reading with information about cyclones referring to those in February 2015, followed by exercises at different levels. Copying, filling in missing information and wordfinds (2 levels). Size 28 font for vision impaired students.