Special Needs

Resources to support the development and rehabilitation of children and adults with special needs. COGC Special Needs Library is staffed by allied health…
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Art Therapy Career For Kids 27 Ideas For 2019 #art
Developed to assist Disability Employment Services better connect with employers. Joint initiative by Disability Employment Australia & Australia Network on Disability, funded by the DEEWR Innovation Fund 2011

• Employment

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How To Help Your Child Settle Into A New School - Women Fitness Mag

• School

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Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas for CVA (Stroke)

• Stroke

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Here are a few reasons why kids struggle with sitting for long periods of time and how to help that inevitable fidgeting!

• Postural control

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Motor Skills Preposition Game with Free Printable from Totschooling - repinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our ped therapy, school & special ed pins

• Speech & communication

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Make your summer reading fun by reading your way through this library scavenger hunt for kids. (With free printable!)
5 easy 'minute to win it' games for kids
Backyard safari and map activity! Fun for Apologia Aoology 3, Apologia Land Animals for #homeschool scienee, animal lesson

• Following instructions

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Fun fine motor math game for preschool or kindergarten via www.pre-kpages.com
Summer Fun...Math Style!
Number sense craftivity, a great activity to do after we learn addition and subtraction in the spring.

• Numeracy

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Council for Exceptional Children
Think and be Happy - Download free ebooks
RIDBC Renwick Centre is Australia’s leading provider of professional development and research in the education of children with hearing or vision loss. Through the Renwick Centre, RIDBC helps to ensure that services for children and their families—across Australia and around the world—are based on current evidence and are delivered by skilled and knowledgeable professionals. - See more at: http://www.ridbc.org.au/about-ridbc#sthash.0YasZoOV.dpuf

• Services

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20 iPad Apps for kids with CVI Visit pinterest.com/wonderbabyorg/ for more apps for the ipad
This list of fun free printables for kids to help improve visual tracking skills can go a long way to improve children's ease of reading.
100 light play ideas for kids including light table activities, mirror play, and natural light activities from And Next Comes L

• Vision

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Inspire the kids to create with 100 Invitations to Build, a free printable filled with fun & unusual building materials inspired by Iggy Peck, Architect.
This Magnetic Wall is terrific for a sensory room- giving endless hours of imaginative and safe play for children with autism, ADHD, or just plain creative.  The same wall can be used for adults with alzheimers or other cognitive issues.  Or join together for intergenerational fun! Repinned with text by @Abbey Adique-Alarcon Phillips Zahtz
Awesome LEGO challenge cards. My kids will love this fun STEM activity!

• Construction

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Great free mental health apps on iTunes #mentalhealth #tech
Smart Apps For Special Needs: Accessibility Options for iPad: Helping with Visual Impairments
What do you think of these as ways to manage your stress? Do you already do some of these things when you are feeling stressed? Pick 1-2 things that you want to work on. Comment below.

• Anxiety

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10 Ways to Support Students with Hyperactivity and Attention Needs in the Classroom!
Never buy play dough again! This recipe makes the best play dough ever.
Play Create Explore: Homemade Paint for Sensitive Skin

• Sensory

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10 speech therapy ideas to do at home
How to Use Sock Puppets to Improve Grammar (Pronouns and Verb Tenses) – Speech And Language Kids

• Speech & language

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Some kids have a really tough time getting organized and starting tasks. Planning, focusing and using working memory can be big challenges too. Use this visual guide to see how executive functioning issues can affect a child’s daily life.
Love this FREE executive functioning poster to help highlight these critical skills: planning, organization, time management, working memory, task initiation, metacognition, self-control, attention, flexibility, and perseverance. Use this as a guide for educators or as a reminder for students of what skills you might be highlighting. Great tool for all ages!

• Cognitive

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Resources to Teach Kids About Emotions and How to Handle Them

• Feelings and emotions

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Learn the most common worries at each stage of development.

• Development

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101 Ways to Use a Sequential Message AAC Device to Access the Curriculum
Printable Say It, Make It, Write it mats - perfect literacy centre activity | you clever monkey
Learn Your Name with Hot Wheels Cars

• Literacy

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• Handwriting

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Upper Extremity Weight Bearing Tip | Pink Oatmeal

• Strengthening exercises

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Coloring on Sandpaper Activity for Toddlers: A unique sensory experience and a great way to encourage your child to hold their writing utensil correctly!
Collection of free kids songs from Let's Play Music organised by theme for easy exploring!
Make a music basket to encourage rhythm and movement

• Music

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Sensory Activity Cards
AWESOME giant HEXBUG Art project!!
Upcycled Inventor’s Box, a DIY STEM Activity | Little Worlds


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Prevent temper tantrums and emotional outbursts from your kid with these transition strategies. These magic tricks help kids cope with moving from one activity to another, such as when it's time to leave the park or to clean up toys. Every parent needs this awesome list!
Promote empathy and apology of action with this "How to Apologize/Say Sorry" poster packet to support character education in your classroom.
Rules for the iPad

• Behaviour Support

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What a great book list about facing adversity. Great tools for teaching empathy.
3 Crafts and Activities to do with Going on a Bear Hunt
Too Many Choices! Books to Read During Sensory Storytime ( American) Blog. These books have been chosen to appeal to children with additional needs.

• Recommended Reads

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Nerf practice
Tin Foil + Puzzle = Fine Motor Literacy Activity
Set up a simple fine motor activity to work on letter recognition. This letter matching activity can be set up various ways depending on your child's skill level: alphabetical order, uppercase/ lowercase letter recognition, sequencing, etc! You could always write the letters on the Popsicle sticks too (upper case one side, lower case the other side)

• Alphabet

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Crossing the Midline with Rainbow Drawing! Your Kids OT
Brain Break Ideas: 10 Crossing the Midline Brain Break Resources for home or classroom

• Midline crossing

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