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What is Different? Classifying Skills Autism, Special Education Speech Therapy

What is Different? Classifying Skills Autism, Special Education Speech Therapy

"What is Different?" Thinking Skills Task Cards for pupils with Autism and Special Needs**A UK version of this product is included in the zip file (with the word "colour")**This set contains 126 task cards- split into three levelsLevel 1- clip cards for pupils to choose what makes the pictures different (e.g. different colour)Level 2- write and wipe task cards for pupils to write the difference between the 2 pictures (please note that levels 1 and 2 use the same pictures)Level 3- larger write and wipe task cards for pupils to write in more detail the difference between the 2 picturesYou might also like:"Name Something" Vocabulary CardsReading Comprehension Clue CardsFinish The Sentences Interactive Books DISCOUNTED BUNDLE

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Sound Stories "S" and "Z" - Pack with Widgit Symbols

Sound Stories "S" and "Z" - Pack with Widgit Symbols

20 Resources to support for children with phonological disorders. The pack can also help young children at foundation level who are learning sounds in classroom settings.The pack includes:'S' sound story'Z' sound story- Flashcards- Sounds at the begining of words- Sounds in the middle of words- Bingo- Alphabet Cards- Dominoes- Drawing- RewardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Sound Stories "G" and "K" - Pack with Widgit Symbols

Sound Stories "G" and "K" - Pack with Widgit Symbols

20 Resources to support for children with phonological disorders. The pack can also help young children at foundation level who are learning sounds in classroom settings.The pack includes:'G' sound story'K' sound story- Flashcards- Sounds at the begining of words- Sounds in the middle of words- Bingo- Alphabet Cards- Dominoes- Drawing- RewardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Foundation Knowledge 2 - Language Support with Widgit Symbols

Foundation Knowledge 2 - Language Support with Widgit Symbols

The Foundation Knowledge Packs focus on language and particularly on vocabulary. The primary aim is to help children learn basic vocabulary.The Foundation Knowledge Packs are useful for:* Children in foundation* Children with language difficulties* Children with special educational needsThe packs intend to improve:Language Skills* Vocabulary* Listening skills* Narrative skillCognitive skills* Categorisation skills* Sorting skills* Matching skills* Concentration* Memory* Imagination* Expressing feelingsTopics include, Categories, Food, Animals, OppositesThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Owl Babies - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbol

Owl Babies - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbol

Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, Published by Walker Books Ltd. Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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The Pig in the Pond  - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

The Pig in the Pond - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

The Pig in the Pond by Martin Waddell, Published by Walker Books Ltd. Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Peace At Last - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Peace At Last - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Peace At Last by Jill Murphy, Published by Macmillan Children's Books Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Big Books Pack 2 - Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Big Books Pack 2 - Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for these popular children's books. Owl Babies Peace At Last The Pig in the Pond Rabbit's Woolly Jumper The Rainbow FishSet 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Big Writing - Vocabulary Development with Widgit Symbols

Big Writing - Vocabulary Development with Widgit Symbols

This resource is intended to support the Big Writing initiative which many schools have adopted and is for use with those pupils who struggle with writing and who would benefit from visual support for writing.There are 20 resources in the pack.- 3 strands Information sheets- Adjectives vocabulary book- Adverbs vocabulary book- Connectives- Connectives Grid- Connectives Pyramid- Interesting words- Genre vocabulary- Openers pyramid- Openers- Openers Grid- Punctuation pyramid- Story Plan pro forma 1- Story Plan help sheet- Story Plan pro forma 2- 9 literacy targets- VCOP reminder sheet- Good vocabulary pyramid- Writing frames with lines- Writing frames without linesThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Rabbit's Woolly Jumper - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Rabbit's Woolly Jumper - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Rabbit's Woolly Jumper by Mark Birchall, Published by Anderson Press Ltd. Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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The Rainbow Fish - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

The Rainbow Fish - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister, Published by North-South Books Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Sound Stories "D" and "T" - Pack with Widgit Symbols

Sound Stories "D" and "T" - Pack with Widgit Symbols

19 Resources to support for children with phonological disorders. The pack can also help young children at foundation level who are learning sounds in classroom settings.The pack includes:'D' sound story'T' sound story- Flashcards- Sounds at the begining of words- Sounds in the middle of words- Bingo- Alphabet Cards- Dominoes- Drawing- RewardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Sound Stories "B" and "P" - Pack with Widgit Symbols

Sound Stories "B" and "P" - Pack with Widgit Symbols

20 resources to support for children with phonological disorders. The pack can also help young children at foundation level who are learning sounds in classroom settings.The pack includes:'B' sound story'P' sound story- Flashcards- Sounds at the begining of words- Sounds in the middle of words- Bingo- Alphabet Cards- Maze- Drawing- RewardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

By Widgit_Software

Foundation Knowledge 1 - Language Support with Widgit Symbols

Foundation Knowledge 1 - Language Support with Widgit Symbols

The Foundation Knowledge Packs focus on language and particularly on vocabulary. The primary aim is to help children learn basic vocabulary.The Foundation Knowledge Packs are useful for:* Children in foundation* Children with language difficulties* Children with special educational needsThe packs intend to improve:Language Skills* Vocabulary* Listening skills* Narrative skillCognitive skills* Categorisation skills* Sorting skills* Matching skills* Concentration* Memory* Imagination* Expressing feelingsTopics include, Categories, Emotions, Clothes, People and PlacesThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Basic Rhyme Activities with Widgit Symbols

Basic Rhyme Activities with Widgit Symbols

Teach a child how to rhyme by playing games and having fun. Before each game say you will be playing a rhyming game to find words that rhyme.These resources can be used as teaching aids for use on a one to one basis or in small groups. They consist of different types of materials to aid the development of the concept of rhyme. They are mainly aimed at children within the 5-8 year group. The Pack Contains:- 6 symbolised nursery rhymes for Baa Baa Black Sheep, Humpty Dumpty, Incy Wincy Spider, Jack and Jill, Little Miss Muffet and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star- Rhyme Snap- 3 Match the Words playing boards- Rhyming Caterpillar Game- Snail Board Game- 5 Worksheets to find rhyming wordsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Autism Awareness Bundle - Lesson / Assembly Presentation, Activity Pack, Set of 25 Autism Posters

Autism Awareness Bundle - Lesson / Assembly Presentation, Activity Pack, Set of 25 Autism Posters

This bundle contains a number of resources on autism awareness. It is an ideal resource for World Autism Day / Week. Purchased individually these resources would cost £11.23. Save money and buy the bundle for just £5.50. That's a massive saving of 51%! Autism Awareness Day / Week Lesson / Assembly Presentation This is a fully editable and interactive presentation which will help others to be more informed about, and more understanding of, autism. The presentation includes sections on - What is autism? Social Communication Difficulties. Social Interaction Difficulties. Rigid Thought Processes. Sensory Issues. Repetitions and Rituals. Obsessions. Gifts and Talents. Famous people With Autism / Asperger's. Simple Text Autism Awareness Day / Week Lesson / Assembly Presentation This is a simple text version of the above resource appropriate for younger pupils / older SEN students. Autism Awareness Activity Pack This resource contains an autism awareness activity pack. The pack contains six activities - Sensory Sensitivity / Overload This activity begins with watching a short clip about sensory overload. There are two tasks that follow designed for pupils to experience sensory overload when attempting to complete tasks; one is more challenging than the other. Autism Discussion Cards These contain 4 statements about autism designed to provoke discussion and to get the pupils to think about and develop their awareness of autism. They are not true or false statements and there are no right or wrong answers. Communication Difficulties Exercise This is a task designed to simulate the difficulties that many people with autism encounter when trying to communicate. Pupils take part in an activity in which they have to think very carefully about the words they use and what they are saying. What is autism? How Can I Help? Pupils watch a video about autism in which a young man explains 5 things he thinks people need to know about autism and 5 things people can do to help people with autism. Pupils are asked to discuss the five things that the person felt people needed to know about autism and five ways that people can help. Pupils then complete a worksheet. Autism Acrostic Pupils complete an acrostic piece of writing using the word autism as a stimulus. Two acrostic autism posters are included to give the pupils some ideas. An autism acrostic template is also included. Set of 25 Autism Awareness Posters A set of 25 colourful, eye-catching and thought-provoking posters which can be used for display or discussion purposes. For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

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Autism Awareness Day / Week - Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 120 Slides

Autism Awareness Day / Week - Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 120 Slides

This resource contains a fully editable and interactive lesson / assembly presentation on autism and Autism Awareness Day (2nd April) and Autism Awareness Week. I had the privilege of teaching and working with many amazing young people on the autistic spectrum for twenty years. People with autism are often misunderstood. Hopefully, this presentation will help others to be more informed about, and more understanding of, autism.The presentation includes sections on What is autism? Social Communication Difficulties Social Interaction Difficulties Rigid Thought Processes Sensory Issues Repetitions and Rituals Obsessions Gifts and Talents Famous people With Autism / Asperger'sThere are hyperlinks to1. A video which shows what it is like to experience sensory overload.2. A short video on autism.3. A short video about Schools’ Awareness Week by the National Autistic Society.4. A video produced by a young person with autism who talks about five things he thinks it is important that people know about autism and five ways you can help him.A simple text version of this presentation, more appropriate for younger pupils / older SEN students, is also available.Simple Text Autism Awareness Lesson / Assembly PresentationAutism Awareness Activity PackSet of 25 Autism Awareness Posters For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

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Autism Awareness Activity Pack - Six Activities / Tasks

Autism Awareness Activity Pack - Six Activities / Tasks

This resource contains an autism awareness activity pack. It is an ideal resource for Autism Awareness Day / Week. The pack contains six activities.Sensory Sensitivity / OverloadThis activity begins with watching a short clip about sensory overload. There are two tasks that follow designed for pupils to experience sensory overload when attempting to complete tasks; one is more challenging than the other. Autism Discussion CardsThese contain 4 statements about autism designed to provoke discussion and to get the pupils to think about and develop their awareness of autism. They are not true or false statements and there are no right or wrong answers. Communication Difficulties ExerciseThis is a task designed to simulate the difficulties that many people with autism encounter when trying to communicate. Pupils take part in an activity in which they have to think very carefully about the words they use and what they are saying.What is autism? How Can I Help?Pupils watch a video about autism in which a young man explains 5 things he thinks people need to know about autism and 5 things people can do to help people with autism. Pupils are asked to discuss the five things that the person felt people needed to know about autism and five ways that people can help. Pupils then complete a worksheet. Autism AcrosticPupils complete an acrostic piece of writing using the word autism as a stimulus. Two acrostic autism posters are included to give the pupils some ideas. An autism acrostic template is also included.A lesson / assembly presentation on autism awareness is also available. Autism Awareness Lesson / Assembly Presentation This is a fully editable and interactive presentation on autism and Autism Awareness Day / Week. I had the privilege of teaching and working with many amazing young people on the autistic spectrum for twenty years. People with autism are often misunderstood. Hopefully, this presentation will help others to be more informed about, and more understanding of, autism.It includes sections on Social Communication Difficulties Social Interaction Difficulties Rigid Thought Processes Sensory Issues Repetitions and Rituals Obsessions Gifts and Talents Famous people With Autism / Asperger'sThere are hyperlinks to videos and clips about1. Sensory overload2. Autism3. Schools’ Awareness Week 4. A young person and his autism

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Handa's Surprise - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Handa's Surprise - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne, Published by Walker Books Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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What would we do without Missus Mac?  - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

What would we do without Missus Mac? - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

What would we do without Missus Mac? by Gus Clarke, Published by Andersen Press Ltd.Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Hop, Hop Kangaroo  - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Hop, Hop Kangaroo - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Hop, Hop Kangaroo by Saviour Pirotta, Published by Collins Educational Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Elmer in the Snow - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Elmer in the Snow - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

"Elmer in the Snow" by David McKee, Published by Red Fox Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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This Is The Bear And The Picnic Lunch - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

This Is The Bear And The Picnic Lunch - Big Book Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

"This Is The Bear And The Picnic Lunch" by Sarah Hayes, Published by Walker Books Ltd Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for this popular children's book.Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Big Books Pack 1 - Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Big Books Pack 1 - Flashcards with Widgit Symbols

Sets of flashcards with Widgit Symbols for these popular children's books. This Is The Bear And The Picnic Lunch Elmer in the Snow Handa's Surprise Hop, Hop Kangaroo What would we do without Missus Mac?Set 1. Large cards with symbols + text,Set 2. Large cards with symbols onlySet 3. Large cards with text only (to use with sets 1 and 2)Set 4. Smaller cards with words and phrases for sentence workPlus information on activities to do with the basic vocabulary cardsThis resource was created in InPrint 3.

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Autism Awareness Simple Text Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 106 Slides

Autism Awareness Simple Text Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 106 Slides

This resource contains a SIMPLE TEXT, fully editable and interactive lesson/assembly presentation on autism and Autism Awareness Day (2nd April) and Autism Awareness Week. I had the privilege of teaching and working with many amazing young people on the autistic spectrum for twenty years. People with autism are often misunderstood. Hopefully, this presentation will help others to be more informed about, and more understanding of, autism.The presentation includes sections on What is autism? Signs of autism Social Communication Difficulties Social Interaction Difficulties Rigid Thought Processes Sensory Issues Repetitions and Rituals Obsessions Gifts and Talents Famous people With Autism / Asperger'sThere are hyperlinks to1. A video which shows what it is like to experience sensory overload.2. A short video on autism.3. A short video about Schools’ Awareness Week by the National Autistic Society.4. A video produced by a young person with autism who talks about five things he thinks it is important that people know about autism and five ways you can help him.A more detailed version of this presentation, more appropriate for older students, is also available.Autism Awareness Lesson / Assembly PresentationSet of 25 Autism Awareness Posters Autism Awareness Activity PackFor more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

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Set of  25 Autism Awareness Posters - Ideal for Autism Awareness Day / Week

Set of 25 Autism Awareness Posters - Ideal for Autism Awareness Day / Week

This resource contains a set of 25 autism awareness posters. These are ideal for Autism Awareness Day / Week and can be used for display or discussion purposes.Further Autism ResourcesAutism Awareness Lesson / Assembly Presentation This resource contains a fully editable and interactive lesson / assembly presentation on autism and Autism Awareness Day (2nd April) and Autism Awareness Week. I had the privilege of teaching and working with many amazing young people on the autistic spectrum for twenty years. People with autism are often misunderstood. Hopefully, this presentation will help others to be more informed about, and more understanding of, autism.The presentation includes sections on What is autism? Signs of autism Social Communication Difficulties Social Interaction Difficulties Rigid Thought Processes Sensory Issues Repetitions and Rituals Obsessions Gifts and Talents Famous people With Autism / Asperger'sThere are hyperlinks to1. A video which shows what it is like to experience sensory overload.2. A short video on autism.3. A short video about Schools’ Awareness Week by the National Autistic Society.4. A video produced by a young person with autism who talks about five things he thinks it is important that people know about autism and five ways you can help him.For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas