Self-Help Steps - Not so much an ecological inventory as a data collection method for bed-making, house-keeping jobs, ironing, kitchen tasks , and laundry.
Skip Counting Grid Sheets to practice in oral (or pointing) sessions. By Twos, by threes, by fives, by tens.
Personal Information Forms - learning how to fill out forms is a useful life skill. The prerequisites are reading and some memorization of basic knowledge. Students who are close, but not quite up to this task, can be helped by a basic information booklet or fact sheet that a teacher can make up for them to use as a resource- - also a useful skill. Print Common Knowledge Sheet #1, Sheet #2. Sheet #3. For variety, try it in a grid form and a choice of Favorites grid.
Sites for Teachers - Visit top-rated teacher Web sites rated by teacher usage.
Color Songs- Download these PDFs to use in a morning circle/converstion group. Slip them into sheet protectors so they don't get too grubby. They are usually popular with the younger set. The primary objective for students with autism should be selecting the song from the Choice Menu.
Simple Data Collection Sheets- to assess baseline knowledge. Use 2 sheets- one for the student to respond to randomly posed questions by pointing or circling answers, and one for you to quickly record results. Alternatively, use your favorite flash cards and use a sheet to record results. Test again, after instruction, to measure student progress.
Numbers 1-30, Upper Case Letters, Lower Case Letters, 10 Colors, 10 Color Words, Days of the Week, Months of the Year, Shapes, and Dolch Pre-Primer Words.
A Sensory Approach to building a concept of Addition. Try worksheets one, two, three, and four.
Times Tables in 21 days- teaching tips, very useful multiplication pdf printables from About.com
Pre writing Fine Motor Skills- 8 worksheets to print from SEN Teacher.
Letter Printouts: A to Z The following printouts are for children who are just learning their letters. Each page has a capital letter, a lower-case letter, and four words that start with that letter, with pictures of those words to color from Enchanted Learning.com.
Numbers Flashcards- (1-20) Print and laminate these nice teaching aids from abcteach.
100 Grid- cut and paste the missing numbers from Bryback Manor.
A Left and Right Lesson plan and Worksheet from Little Lemon: Activities for Developing Motivation and Memory Skills.
Color Flashcards- Print and laminate these nice teaching aids from abcteach.
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