Resources

Are you in need of a little inspiration today?  Check out this video and then “take the path that leads to awesome!”

 

Tar Heel Reader is a free site that offers thousands of high-interest e-books for students.  All texts are switch accessible.

 

Writing with Alternative Pencils is a great option for students who cannot hold a writing utensil or use a keyboard.

The I’M DETERMINED Project is all about helping students learn self-determination skills.  Browse the site to learn about many great resources.  You will find tools such as the One Pager and Good Day Plan, which help students take an active role in goal planning, the IEP process, transitioning, and behavior planning.  Best of all, you will find templates for the tools, authentic student examples, and videos of teachers & students using these tools.

 

Intellectual Disabilities

The term “intellectual disability” is used when describing a very broad and diverse group of students.  Here, you will find information and resources for professionals whose students access the curriculum through the Aligned Standards of Learning (ASOLs).

E-News You Can Use for Intellectual Disabilities 

Here is a simple formula for your math instruction: 

Teaching with concrete items > Using worksheets

Using concrete items and manipulatives can help students grasp new information. Manipulatives also make math more engaging for many students. Students can use various objects to explore and apply a range of math concepts including counting, sorting, patterning, adding, and subtracting.

 

Click Here to choose from dozens of ASOL-referenced math lessons.