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TEACHING EXPERIENCE I'm a special needs teacher with over 18 years experience. I love identifying activities and approaches that engage students with different learning styles and will share these with you. MY TEACHING STYLE I aim to provide engaging opportunities for my students in a relaxed fun atmosphere. I believe in a holistic approach to teaching, where relationships are developed and anxiety levels reduced.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE I'm a special needs teacher with over 18 years experience. I love identifying activities and approaches that engage students with different learning styles and will share these with you. MY TEACHING STYLE I aim to provide engaging opportunities for my students in a relaxed fun atmosphere. I believe in a holistic approach to teaching, where relationships are developed and anxiety levels reduced.
What is it? English Task Cards 3
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What is it? English Task Cards 3

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Learning to name objects is an essential foundation skill. This download includes 20 task cards which are great for independent work areas. The task cards have been created with our learners in mind and have been well tried and tested. Each card is clear and easy to follow, with limited visual distractions. The teacher can set the level of challenge by altering the number of available answers to select from. This resource is perfect for independent work, 1:1 guidance and for teaching new concepts. Task cards provide opportunities for “Look what I can do!”, moments of success and confidence in every classroom. This download includes Instructions 20 task cards, A5 in size Environment and Food theme match the picture to the word copy the sentence create sentence independently We hope you enjoy using this resource!
Printable Yoga Cards Set 1
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Printable Yoga Cards Set 1

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Printable, easy to set up and use, yoga cards are here! Breathe in…discover 10 different yoga positions and suggestions for 3 different activities. Ideal for transition preparation, promotes wellbeing in the classroom and fits with independent mini schedules. This download includes Instructions Small Group cards - students can follow large sized images of each position Individual cards - images to work with independent schedules Yoga Bingo - familiarisation with the names and images for up to 6 players We hope you enjoy using this product… breathe out……
What can you see? Colour Shape 1 UK version
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What can you see? Colour Shape 1 UK version

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Learn to build a 2 word response using colour and object through these early developmental activities. This download includes 10 task cards which are great for independent work areas. The task cards have been created with our learners in mind and have been well tried and tested. Each card is clear and easy to follow, with limited visual distractions. The teacher can set the level of challenge by altering the number of available answers to select from. This download includes Instructions 10 task cards, A5 in size We hope you and your students enjoy using this product
Social, Emotional and Independence targets BUNDLE weeks 1-30
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Social, Emotional and Independence targets BUNDLE weeks 1-30

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BUNDLE! Social, Emotional and Independence Targets are ready to use, just print and go! Let’s teach what our students need; the chance to focus on real life key skills. The resource can be used as a reference for all adults and students in the class to ensure areas of difficulty are taught throughout the day, in a natural environment. This BUNDLE download includes Instructions 120 targets across 30 weeks in the areas of; Social Communication, Social interaction, Emotional and Self- Awareness and Independence Assessment sheet We hope you enjoy using this resource with your students.
Discover Jobs Workbook 1 UK version
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Discover Jobs Workbook 1 UK version

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Discover a range of jobs in the community through these workbooks. Designed to suit learners who prefer a set layout for each new employment explored. Learn new vocabulary, follow basic instructions, recognise the appearance of the worker and sequence their task. The workbooks are suitable for both students working independently or working within a group. Each page can be used as an individual worksheet too. This download includes 8 pages with 8 different jobs package delivery, office worker, gardener, photographer, paramedic, window washer, reporter, mayor We hope you enjoy using this resource! Look out for Discover Jobs 2 and 3 coming soon!
Drawing Shapes. Task Cards
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Drawing Shapes. Task Cards

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Draw the basic shapes with guidance then independently using these 14 task cards. Great for independent work areas and well tried and tested in the classroom. Each card is clear and easy to follow, with limited visual distractions. This resource is perfect for independent work, 1:1 guidance and for teaching new concepts. Task cards provide opportunities for “Look what I can do!”, moments of success and confidence in every classroom. This download includes Instructions 14 task cards, A5 in size circle, square, triangle, rectangle, diamond, heart, heptagon, hexagon, octagon, oval parallelogram, pentagon, semi-circle and star. We hope you enjoy using this resource!
Social, Emotional and Independence Targets weeks 1-10
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Social, Emotional and Independence Targets weeks 1-10

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Social, Emotional and Independence Targets are ready to use, just print and go! Let’s teach what our students need; the chance to focus on real life key skills. The resource can be used as a reference for all adults and students in the class to ensure areas of difficulty are taught throughout the day, in a natural environment. This download includes Instructions 40 targets across 10 weeks in the areas of; Social Communication, Social interaction, Emotional and Self- Awareness and Independence Assessment sheet We hope you enjoy using this resource with your students.
Upper lower Case Matching
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Upper lower Case Matching

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Recognising upper and lower case fonts is a key early skill. Start with this letter match activity for 1:1 instruction or suitable for independent work areas. This download includes 26 task cards; created with our learners in mind and have been well tried and tested. Each card is clear and easy to follow, with limited visual distractions. The teacher can set the level of challenge by altering the number of available answers to select from. This download includes Instructions 26 task strips We hope you enjoy using this resource with your students.
Early Employment Skills 1 (UK)
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Early Employment Skills 1 (UK)

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Start early! Engage students in completing tasks linked to future employment. Ideas, visuals and cartoon strips provided. Great for supporting role play areas:- home, café, office, shop, post office and garden center. Or activities for a stand alone workstation / work task area. Included in the resource:- assessment sheet 10 employment activity ideas including cartoon strips 10 blank cartoon strips to create your own We hope you enjoy using this resource!
Number match 1-20
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Number match 1-20

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Learn to match and write numbers up to 20. Essential for early maths development. Great for independent work areas and well tried and tested in the classroom. Each card is clear and easy to follow, with limited visual distractions. This resource is perfect for independent work, 1:1 guidance and for teaching new concepts. Task cards provide opportunities for “Look what I can do!”, moments of success and confidence in every classroom. This download includes Instructions 14 task cards, A5 in size We hope you enjoy using this resource!
Discover Jobs Workbook 1 US version
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Discover Jobs Workbook 1 US version

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Discover a range of jobs in the community through these workbooks. Designed to suit learners who prefer a set layout for each new employment explored. Learn new vocabulary, follow basic instructions, recognise the appearance of the worker and sequence their task. The workbooks are suitable for both students working independently or working within a group. Each page can be used as an individual worksheet too. This download includes 8 pages with 8 different jobs package delivery, office worker, gardener, photographer, paramedic, window washer, reporter, mayor We hope you enjoy using this resource! Look out for Discover Jobs 2 and 3 coming soon! _*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*__*
Social, Emotional and Independence Targets weeks 21-30
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Social, Emotional and Independence Targets weeks 21-30

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Social, Emotional and Independence Targets are ready to use, just print and go! Let’s teach what our students need; the chance to focus on real life key skills. The resource can be used as a reference for all adults and students in the class to ensure areas of difficulty are taught throughout the day, in a natural environment. This download includes Instructions 40 targets across 10 weeks in the areas of; Social Communication, Social interaction, Emotional and Self- Awareness and Independence Assessment sheet We hope you enjoy using this resource with your students.
Christmas Coloring Key Word activity
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Christmas Coloring Key Word activity

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Christmas themed coloring using key words to color the pictures. Easy to set up, print and use immediately to practise speech and language receptive skills. A5 size to create into small booklet or use as individual sheets for your learners, who need quick tasks to maintain their engagement. The colors needed for each task are indicated at the bottom of each instruction, to support the learner. The last 4 tasks are slightly more difficult, allowing for challenge and progression, (snowman, elf, tree and Santa). Included in this resource:- 14 different tasks Instructions with ideas for use We hope you enjoy using this product…… Merry Christmas!
Christmas Picture Matching
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Christmas Picture Matching

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Fun, visual Christmas picture match game. Learn the Christmas vocabulary though these cute Christmas pictures and either match to the black and white image, or use as a “What is it?” naming the picture task. Suitable for 1:1 instruction and for independent work areas. Included in this resource:- 18 different Christmas images 3 task boards instructions with ideas for use We hope you enjoy using this product…… Merry Christmas!
12 Jobs of Christmas
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12 Jobs of Christmas

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Create opportunities for independence at Christmas in the classroom. The fun Christmas jobs can work alongside current classroom responsibilities or be used in role play and dramatic play areas in the lead up to Christmas. Jobs can also be presented in independent work areas. Some students may need the tasks modelled to them first, with the overall aim to let the student complete the task as independently as possible. 12 jobs of Christmas resource includes:- Class display jobs board A5 task card job and name space 12 full page job with visual cues 4 pages of supportive material You may wish to laminate and velcro the cards. Names can be added using a whiteboard pen, or create and add velcro names. We hope you enjoy this resource & wish you and your students a Merry Christmas. Now, let’s get to work!
Where's Santa? Christmas Speech and Language Game
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Where's Santa? Christmas Speech and Language Game

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Easy set up and preparation, fun Christmas activity game to play whilst providing students the opportunity to practise their expressive and receptive speech and language skills. Speech and language activities for Early Learners and students with Special Needs. Students have to find hidden Santa’s around the classroom and place a label on each, stating where they are. “Santa is on the window.” For the receptive game students have to follow an instruction and place the image in the correct place. eg. “Put the snowman on the table.” Suitable for 1:1 instruction and group work. Included in this resource:- 27 expressive tasks 48 receptive tasks plus a blank page for your own tasks Instructions with ideas for use We hope you enjoy using this product…… Merry Christmas!
My First Communication Board
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My First Communication Board

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Clear and easy to use first communication board for non-verbal, pre-verbal or those with early language skills to work alongside activities at home or in class. Visual aid regularly used in autistic classrooms and in special education. When students have the opportunity to express their wants and needs, self confidence, well being and happiness increase. Velcro free set up and no more lost symbols! Provide opportunities for students to engage and therefore be in control of their day. This resource includes:- Instructions page 8 communication boards How would you like to say hello? What do you need? How do you feel? What do you want to play with? Which sensory input would you like? How can I help you? How many? What color? This resource provides a starting point for communication. If extra pages are required with specific icons then please do contact us at theautismjunction@gmail.com _*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*__*
PE workout stations Ball Skills - basic level
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PE workout stations Ball Skills - basic level

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Practise the basic ball skills with the 8 task cards including 2 levels of progression for each skill. Suitable for those discovering equipment and surroundings or for those following 1:1 instruction. Independent mini schedules included. This download includes:- Instructions & ideas Ball Skills Progress Tracker sheet 8 Independent mini-schedule visuals 8 visual task cards with adaptable expectation target Throwing Catching Kicking Rolling Bouncing Hockey hit Racket hit Carrying We hope you enjoy using this product… Get busy moving!
Social, Emotional and Independence Targets weeks 11-20
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Social, Emotional and Independence Targets weeks 11-20

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Social, Emotional and Independence Targets are ready to use, just print and go! Let’s teach what our students need; the chance to focus on real life key skills. The resource can be used as a reference for all adults and students in the class to ensure areas of difficulty are taught throughout the day, in a natural environment. This download includes Instructions 40 targets across 10 weeks in the areas of; Social Communication, Social interaction, Emotional and Self- Awareness and Independence Assessment sheet We hope you enjoy using this resource with your students.