.I have created a guide titled Working with Students with Specials Needs for paras, substitutes, and volunteers to educate them on using "person-first" language, general information about disabilities and their characteristics and successful teaching strategies, and quick tips for providing modifications in the classroom.
Modifying Curriculum For The Special Needs Student. Some very practical ideas on modifying regular ed social studies curriculum and activities for your students with special learning needs. Read more at: http://www.mrspspecialties.com/2015/05/modifying-curriculum-for-special-needs.html
How to modify STEM activities and implement them in a special needs classroom. STEM activities for special education. Every special ed teacher needs to read this post. It is such great information on using this important concept with our students with special learning needs. GREAT!! Read more at: http://www.mrsdscorner.com/2016/04/STEMforspecialneeds.html
Life Skills and Social Skills Activities & Ideas for Special Education
iPad apps for Special Needs Kids Sights I Love Fireworks I-Beams Lite Sounds I-Horn Vocal Zoo Magic Piano by Smule (Just .99) Art Doodle Kids Clicky Sticky (Just.99) Just for Fun! Up! By Disney (pop Ballons!) Fart Piano (self-explanatory and guaranteed giggles!)
WOW!! If you teach in a life skills or special needs class, you will not believe what all is on this website. TONS of picture recipes you can download for FREE. Step-by-step pictorials for snacks, beverages, breakfasts, main dishes, side dishes and desserts. Bookmark this site!! Go to: http://www.yourspecialchef.net/recipes.html