Special educational needs lesson plans and activities: Visual impairment

Resources and ideas for special educational needs, visual impairment, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

I can compare sizes. The astronaut Hands on project.

I can compare sizes. The astronaut Hands on project.

If you wish, follow my tes shop to know about new releases, freebies and special offers.This download consists of 5 A4 sheets, you will find a compare sizes resource.This download consists of 5 space related images (2 space ships, 1 star, 1 astronaut and 1 planet). Every image comes in 5 different sizes, so they can compare different sizes in the same object.Print, cut and laminate, and cut again, you can let them play and compare visually all the same objects. This can be a part of your maths centre.This resource is also part of a hands-on project for early years, related to space The astronaut;. In my shop, you will find more resources and a bundle related to this project.

By paulinarl06

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Hands on project "The astronaut"

Hands on project "The astronaut"

5 engaging and fun early years and special education resources, related to space.Basic MathMini bookTask cards (colours)Attention and basic thinkingSave 25% by buying this bundle instead of buying each resource separately.

By paulinarl06

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Swimming Lesson Plans

Swimming Lesson Plans

These swimming lessons were used during an Ofsted inspection. The lesson plans were positively received and would work well for teachers who are new to teaching Swimming or who have to delegate responsibility in their session to teaching assistants.These sessions were created for students with a visual impairment but would work well with Swimmers working at P6-NC2.

By GoldSEN

Basic Angles for Early Years Maths

Basic Angles for Early Years Maths

This Bundle is 3 Workbooks designed for Early Years maths. With SEN vision impaired in mind too--3 Angles Workbooks--Can be printed double sided on A5 OR A3, or default A4 paper--Bargain BundlePLEASE: Don't forget to give a great review! Every 5 star reviewer can claim a free classroom poster on the subject![][][][][][][][][][][][][][][]Go to my shop on TES resourcesMany more on the same subject and othersPress HERE for more Resources [][][][][][][][][][][][][][][]

By VirtuallyQatarted

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SEN Easy to Use Information Sheets

SEN Easy to Use Information Sheets

Detailed information sheets for special educational needs including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, ODD, Asperger's, Autism, HI/VI; Attachment Disorder. All sheets include a brief description of the need, traits students may show and top tips/ strategies to use in the classroom. I have also added links to useful websites at the bottom. These can easily be printed to put in planners/ folders or blown up for staffroom displays

By 05laurachamberlain

Basic Coordinates for PowerPoint (2 of 2)

Basic Coordinates for PowerPoint (2 of 2)

Designed for devices running PowerPoint.The second of two presentations that introduce coordinates. A preview slide lists the skills to be introduced and practiced, and a review slide contains some comprehension questions to challenge the whole class to think more deeply. A separate activity scheet for individual practice is available that complements this presentation.

By getreadyformaths

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Graphing Linear Equations - Complete Unit  (PowerPoint Version)

Graphing Linear Equations - Complete Unit (PowerPoint Version)

Designed to suit classes of different abilities.PowerPoints and supporting worksheets provide between 8 and 12 lessons of focused study.Covers: The y-intercept, postive and negative slope, and their connection to the coefficient and constant of a linear equation.Activities include:Highly scaffolded activities to allow all abilities to practice core skills.Pattern finding activities to extend the learning for those who can race ahead. Review questions to probe and extend understanding.Journal writing opportunities that promote and challenge communication of understanding.Inquiry activities that use freely available virtual graphing applications, accessible using the browser of any smartphone, tablet, or pc.

By getreadyformaths

Means of Transport Worksheets

Means of Transport Worksheets

Here you have 25 worksheets related to the means of transport, very easy and visual, for little kids or those who need some kind of special education, they are visually attractive, easy to understand and fun.To work:AttentionFine motor skillsSimple logical reasoningEye-hand coordinationThere are some to color, to cut, to glue, to search the equal, to draw lines. Thanks for stopping by.

By paulinarl06

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

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GCSE PE Theory 11 Individual Lesson Plans

GCSE PE Theory 11 Individual Lesson Plans

11 Individual GCSE PE Theory Lesson Plans. Topics for each lesson are:Lesson 1- Sports Session leaderLesson 2- Planning a sports SessionLesson 3- Exercise, Work & Body TypeLesson 4- Body types & optimum weightLesson 5- Optimum weight and weight conditionsLesson 6- Optimum weight and specific activitiesLesson 7- Assessing Risk & Using correct sporting equipmentLesson 8- CV System & blood pressureLesson 9- Effects of Exercise on CV systemLesson 10- Systolic & Diastolic blood pressure & lifestyle choices on the respiratory systemLesson 11- The muscular System and RICELesson Plans have been developed in an SEN setting where there was a visual impairment so learning style maximizes kinasthetic learning. Sessions would work well for students with difficulty learning GCSE PE theory in a class based environment.

By GoldSEN

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Five Step Assistive Technology Assessment

Five Step Assistive Technology Assessment

Build a profile of the child’s technologyrequirements and make sure appropriate choices are made which meet their access needs.Why use?Provides comprehensive assessment of child’s accessAssessments are related to a range of curriculum activitiesIncludes additional skills required to use the technologyBenefits:The assessments can be amended, added to, or used in part, according to the requirements of the assessment situationIdentifies the most appropriate type of technology to fulfil the child’s needsEnables you to complete a final profile of need

By gwyn51

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Individual Provision Plan

Individual Provision Plan

Plan the detailed provision required by thechild with vision impairment using this simpletool. The plan includes:• Section 1: School – Service supportagreement• Section 2: Overview of provision• Section 3: General provision by theservice• Sections 4 – 8 refer to the areas ofspecific access, Curriculum, SocialInclusion, Specialist Equipment,Physical environment, Daily Living SkillsWhy use?The plan demonstrates the joint and equal responsibility that is heldbetween school and service, to ensure that the needs of the child are metto enable successful inclusionIt sets out in sections, roles and responsibilities and the provision thatneeds to be made by both school and serviceThe plan can be amended to reflect the particular needs of the childAspects of provision can be added/removedFully adaptable to fit the child’s needsBenefits:Gives detailed provision points for each area of specific accessClearly identifies each professional's responsibilityMakes it easy to record progressMapped to the Quality Standards for Children and Young People with Visual Impairment (2002)

By gwyn51

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Reasonable Adjustments Charter Pack

Reasonable Adjustments Charter Pack

A practical tool to support a collaborative approach to ensure the school setting and classrooms are vision friendly, roles and responsibilities are clearly understood and an action plan is in place to ensure reasonable adjustments are made in line with the EqualityAct 2010. • Reasonable Adjustments Charter• Vision Friendly Classrooms Charter• Roles and Responsibilities activity• Provision plan• Action plan• Quality first teaching audit and self reflection resources Why use?Supports a collaborative approach to planning provisionHelps schools to understand what reasonable adjustments for a childwith vision impairment look likeEnables the school to demonstrate their commitment to creating aninclusive settingBenefits:Guides a supportive approach when working with schoolsHelps to promote understanding of the depth of the child’s needs in beingincludedProvides a strategic approach to ensure reasonable adjustments are inplace

By gwyn51

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Pin-Plan Portfolio - student  portfolio to record involvement in Education Health Care Plan (EHC)

Pin-Plan Portfolio - student portfolio to record involvement in Education Health Care Plan (EHC)

A bright colourful display portfolio for the child to record their involvement in their Education Health and Care Plan. The portfolio belongs to the child, and offers a place for them to record their views, wishes, feelings, aspirations, progress and successes.It includes sections on: Social and Emotional Well Being, Curriculum Access, Mobility Skills,Independent Living Skills, About Me, Understanding and managing my vision,Transition (Mapped to ‘Better Assessments, Better Plans, Better OutcomesNATSIP 2012).Why use?Enables the child to share their progressEvidences child’s involvement in the plan and review of their supportDisplay wallet style enables pages to be changed each yearBenefits:Child is an active part of their planning cycleChild can look back and view progressChild can personalise the portfolio

By gwyn51

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Skills for Tactile Graphics

Skills for Tactile Graphics

Use the practical ideas and suggestions to deliver a programme to support the development of tactile skills towards a goal of understanding symbolic representation. A hierarchy of tactile skills for graphics is given with goals, resource suggestions, activities and observation points for each area. The skills aredivided into two sets and are integral to each other.Skill set 1• Understanding real life concepts• Handling real objects• Handling models• Two dimensional representation• Symbolic representationsSkill set 2• Tactile discrimination skills• Fine motor skillsWhy use?Programme of practical activities which can be embedded in the child’sdaily curriculumReady-made session plans for each skill area, provided in Word to enablefurther plans to be createdBenefits:Adaptable to child’s needEnables assessment of child’s tactile skills and specific target settingObservation points inform the practitioner of what to look for and enables specific evaluation of child’s progress

By gwyn51

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Curriculum Activity Picture Cards

Curriculum Activity Picture Cards

Consult with the child about their curriculum access using this set of 15 bright coloured picture cards which illustrate the main curriculum tasks that may be carried out on a daily basis in the classroom.Why use?A useful tool for:Consulting with the child during assessment and reviewReflecting on tasks that are easy and those the child would like to find easierTarget setting to develop independentaccessBenefits:Builds self esteem and confidence about tasks that can be done independentlyDevelops a positive ‘On my own I can... approach’Involves the child in measuring their own progress and success

By gwyn51

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Curriculum Activity Picture Cards

Curriculum Activity Picture Cards

Consult with the child about their curriculum access using this set of 15 bright colouredpicture cards which illustrate the main curriculum tasks that may be carried out on adaily basis in the classroom.Why use?A useful tool for:Consulting with the child during assessment and reviewReflecting on tasks that are easy and those the child would like to find easierTarget setting to develop independent accessBenefits:Builds self esteem and confidence about tasks that can be done independentlyDevelops a positive ‘On my own I can... approach’Involves the child in measuring their own progress and success

By gwyn51

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

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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

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Springing into Spring Pencil Control for EYFS/KS1

Springing into Spring Pencil Control for EYFS/KS1

Using a pencil is not an easy task for little fingers! It takes lots of time and energy! This little 20 page booklet is a good introduction for those children in the early years that are ready for that next step-writing! Lines are differentiated in thickness and length, the pages cover left to right writing, up and down and right to left. It teaches curves and other types of formation. Little ones will love this! Check out the preview!

By PollyPuddleduck

Daily Schedule

Daily Schedule

I have put together a daily schedule that I use with my kids. All you need to do is print out each page, and hang it up vertically. You can edit the schedule however you need to, or even edit it to hang horizontally. I have attached pictures related to related arts and such as well.

By kristinarisner

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Physical Education Teaching Pack for Special Needs

Physical Education Teaching Pack for Special Needs

A complete teaching pack for teachers who deliver Physical Education to students with Special Needs (P5-NC3) This pack comes with 7 SEN Sports activities with individualized lesson plans for each area complete with supporting Medium Term plans (And examples of individualized targets:1. Multi-skills (7 Lesson Plans)2. Health Related Fitness (6 Lesson Plans)3. Goalball (5 Lesson Plans)4. Swimming (13 Lesson Plans)5. Gymnastics (8 Lesson Plans)6. Team Building OAA (9 Lesson Plans)7. Boxercise (5 Lesson Plans)In addition to this attached are detailed assessment tools for Swimming for those working at P4-P8; a Sports Day program together with a results pack; and a Swimming Gala Program together with a results pack. This resource should help to triangulate planning, teaching and assessing of students with regards their Physical Education provision. There is also a good variety of activities to ensure that students are continually motivated during their PE lessons.This pack would work ideal for anyone delivering PE to students aged between 7-16, or any student working in the region between P5-NC3.

By GoldSEN