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Learning Resources for Special Education

The following resources are helpful for students who have various learning exceptionalities.

Supporting Individuals With Autism in Uncertain Times

Visual supports:

Behavioral Interventions and Solutions

An extensive digital library of behavioral and visual resources designed for parent use, including sample daily schedules and positive reinforcement strategies, as well as visuals to use when working from home.

How to Explain COVID-19 to Your Child with ASD

Geneva Centre for Autism:

Six Strategies for challenging gifted learners

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario

LD@Home

Supporting Reading Skills at Home

(from LD@Home)

Building Math Skills at Home

(from LD@Home)

School Closure Toolkit

This toolkit includes visual supports for children to use during the COVID-19 school closures.

Specific Ideas for Child Care Providers to Help Children with Physical Disabilities

15 strategies to build self-regulation skills

Alternate Programming – the A4 Idea Place

Skills are listed and linked to lesson ideas, resources, and websites. This will make working with students who are not accessing the regular curriculum more accessible.

Silent Voice

The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services contracts with Silent Voice to provide Infant Hearing Program (IHP) ASL services for children with permanent hearing loss that are part of IHP.

Family Resources for improving Oral and Written Language Skills

Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders” and all the information is specific to Ontario and our Ontario education system.

Helpful Info Book Nook

This contains valuable tips and info on developing language and emergent literacy skills, including sound awareness, vocabulary and story comprehension.

Homework completion for students with Autism

Learn about some of the possible reasons and find useful and practical strategies for how to help your child to finish their homework.

Executive Functioning and the effect it has on completing homework

Covid19 Social Story

News-2-You

A weekly online newspaper for students with complex learning needs. Its aim is to connect readers with the world and broaden their understanding of cross-curricular topics and current events.