Special educational needs teaching resources: Down's Syndrome

Resources and ideas for special educational needs, down's syndrome, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Lego Tasks & Communication Board

Lego Tasks & Communication Board

A Lego focused resources for working with TEACCH system or developing interaction skills. A set of 9 tasks and a communication board to enable students to request different blocks.

By dr_dig

SEN Brazil and Rainforest - 3 Lesson Introduction

SEN Brazil and Rainforest - 3 Lesson Introduction

This visual introduction to Brazil and the Rainforests is designed for MLD students but could easily be adjusted to meet your needs. Add a touch of music and some food to create the right atmosphere and the students will be hooked.

By teachmomo

SEN Rainforest Deforestation

SEN Rainforest Deforestation

This SEN resource is designed for MLD but could easily be adjusted to meet the needs of your students. It is colourful and visual, which also incorporates some role play (as students take on the role of different people involved in deforestation e.g. loggers, industrial farmers, inhabitants). This encourages students to think more deeply and understand that people will have differing views.

By teachmomo

SEN Brazil and Tropical Rainforests

SEN Brazil and Tropical Rainforests

This collection of resources are designed for MLD students but could easily be adjusted to meet students needs. They are visual and fun. They include a scheme of work and role play activities to extend students' learning.

By teachmomo

SEN Geography Map Skills Assessment

SEN Geography Map Skills Assessment

This visual geography map skills assessment is useful as a pre and post unit test, to show value added. It can also be used to show students where their learning is going and what they will be studying during the topic.

By teachmomo

SEND Colour Coded Support Timetable

SEND Colour Coded Support Timetable

Manage your support staff to endure each student is receiving the appropriate proportion of support. I colour code mine so I can see exactly who is supporting which student. This is useful especially during absence and key support.

By teachmomo

SEND Case Study

SEND Case Study

Ensure you are keeping a track of all you are doing for a young person so that the information can be on hand for Ofsted.

By teachmomo

SEND SLT Triangulation of Value Added

SEND SLT Triangulation of Value Added

As a leader ensure that all the work and intervention you are doing for a young person is recorded and ultimately evidences value added. The information will ensure that you have all the evidence you need when Ofsted arrive.

By teachmomo

St Patricks Day

St Patricks Day

A simple PowerPoint explaining what St Patrick's Day is and how it is celebrated. It includes 2 embedded videos. All supported by Widgit Symbols.

By MelHaagman90

Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)  Passport

Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Passport

Communication Passport for young learners with Complex Communication Needs (CCN) who use AAC. Can be adapted and displayed on workstations/ at home to help family/friends/school staff to understand the type of communication aid used by the child and conversation prompts to initiate communication.

By ciaranwalsh

Mini beasts with percussion, story and song for non specialists

Mini beasts with percussion, story and song for non specialists

4 songs with ideas for your creative curriculumPreview the songs (Highlight, right click,go)Musical story https://youtu.be/pTCtxFrLVMMMini beast song https://youtu.be/EoQyHXKlAbwLadybird https://youtu.be/tc1GLCCcJpoThe bug song https://youtu.be/xFub-HgEAnoNB They may have different illustrations.

By pwilloughby3

Pancake Day

Pancake Day

A simple PowerPoint explaining what Pancake Cake Day is and how it is celebrated around the world. It includes a video to show how it celebrated and a link to a video of a Pokemon Squirtle Pancake Art. All Supported with Widgit Symbols.

By MelHaagman90

The Surprise Jelly Party- A fun story for home or school

The Surprise Jelly Party- A fun story for home or school

The story will provide experiences to enhance all aspects of learning. The resource pack provides lesson plans, differentiated learning objectives and activities The children should feel they are part of Jimmy Jones’ party not just listening to a story about it. Lorraine Petersen says: “The story is excellent and the resources are suitable for special and mainstream children. I love the music and the song - got me clapping and stamping my feet.” Lorraine was CEO of NASEN for nine years. In 2016 Lorraine became an Advocate of the Chartered College of Teaching. www.lpec.org.ukAllan Johnston the producer of BBC's Something Special says: “ I am impressed by the level of work and care that has gone into producing the story. Liz is obviously someone who totally understands her target audience and knows how to connect with and support them.”The puppet of Jimmy Jones with adult sized hands gives the opportunity for the signing of BSL, Makaton and other sign languages and brings the main character of the story into the classroom. There are a limited edition of the puppets which can be purchased for £24.00+PP. For an order form and further information contact Liz Gray: Jellytown@outlook.com

By Lizgray56

Characters from the movies in song

Characters from the movies in song

Meet Peter Pan, Captain Hook and Tinkerbell in the Peter Pan song ( Preview https://youtu.be/l9yt4Z2PM4I )Travel to the swamp, play the instruments and meet the fairyland characters (Preview https://youtu.be/4gavcKieZwM ) Finally meet the hip 3 blind mice and join in with the percussion parts in the chorus.

By pwilloughby3

Songs of the sea. Video. Mp3. PPt

Songs of the sea. Video. Mp3. PPt

To Preview a song ( Highlight , right click,go) Bobbing up and down like this https://youtu.be/msWflkxGPo4 The day I went to sea https://youtu.be/ZvQ_H6E04xc Drunken sailor https://youtu.be/Yje158ecJK8

By pwilloughby3

3 Traditional stories in song. Video,PPT,Mp3s Vol. 2

3 Traditional stories in song. Video,PPT,Mp3s Vol. 2

Preview songs on The gingerbread man https://youtu.be/ojfDM6lMoZM When Goldilocks went to the house of the bears https://youtu.be/GIFp3NyZjso Red Riding Hood https://youtu.be/nf_cXmf3cNU Goldilocks has an interlude for playing the maracas and Red Riding Hood has opportunities for percussion . All these are prompted on the videos.

By pwilloughby3

Daily Communication

Daily Communication

This file contains a few different versions of a daily communication log between parents and teachers. I have also included a single sheet that can be sent home for students who forget/do not bring in their folder/book bag every day. These days-I simply just send the sheet home with the student to ensure that communication is still occurring. In my classroom, I hole punch and put these papers in a daily folder that gets sent home.

By kristinarisner

Segmenting and Blending Test

Segmenting and Blending Test

I have put together this test for use with both verbal, and nonverbal students. Nonverbal students will have the opportunity to demonstrate how well they understand blending by selecting the correct picture that represents the blended together word.

By kristinarisner

One More Minute

One More Minute

This may act as an intervention, providing replacement behavior for students who display disruptive behavior. Teach students who become upset to use appropriate communication, they can request “1 more minute” and you can even provide them with a limit!

By kristinarisner