Autism Teacher Resources

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Ian’s Walk and Apples for Cheyenne

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Help young learners understand friendship and empathy with two reading comprehension lessons. Each lesson focuses on a story about a child with autism, and encourages readers to compare and contrast the characters to each other and to...
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World Autism Awareness Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this World Autism Awareness Day worksheet, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose correct words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey.
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All About My Brother

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study autism. In this autism awareness activity, students explore the effects of autism. The class reads All About My Brother and explore ways to communicate and advocate for people with autism.
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Teaching the Musical Concept of Tempo

For Teachers K
Intended for an Autism class, this lesson teaches self-expression through music while facilitating an understanding of the concept of tempo. Pupils engage in a call-and-response song, clap, discuss, and sing keeping feelings and tempo...
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Tone of Voice and Volume Control

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
What level of voice is most appropriate for the classroom? Develop volume control in your learners with ASD with an activity that lets them know when they are using appropriate and inappropriate voice level.
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Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Down-Syndrome on the Drums!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
To learn about various topics and improve their social skills, learners with special needs play along with music on drums and other sound objects. Teachers take digital pictures of the students participation and use them to make bulletin...
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Valentine's Day Vocabulary

For Students K - 6th
Positively Autism has produced another resource for building sight word recognition, content specific vocabulary, and an understanding of holiday events. Special-needs learners will see the word and an associated image of items common to...
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Knights and Castles Boy/Girl Sort

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Learners with autism examine a series of cards with drawings and photographs of knights and ladies, and then sort the images onto printed pages labeled "boys" and "girls." All the figures are dressed in courtly attire.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Big and Little Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
A big caterpillar, a little caterpillar. A big butterfly, a little butterfly. Images from Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar model for learners with autism the difference between big and little.
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Flexibility Cards and Panels

For Teachers K - 12th
Support pupils who struggle with changes, trying new ways of doing things, or seeing the perspectives of others using this set of activity cards and panels. Designed for learners on the autism spectrum, this activity will provide...
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Publish a Book

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Help your autistic learners to create a story and publish a book. They write simple stories, then turn their stories into books. A picture is drawn for each page of the book and the story is written below. Note: This is a good activity...
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Show That You Care

For Students K - 4th
Learners on the autism spectrum can have difficulty expressing care or providing emotional support for others. Support them with this series of presentation slides that break down the steps to showing others you care, from appropriate...
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Words Can Hurt; Words Can Help

For Teachers K - 3rd
Help learners on the autism spectrum comprehend the social consequences of their actions by connecting kind and hurtful words to physical, tangible experiences. The worksheets in this resource prompt students to consider things they say...
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"Trick or Treat" Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Perfect for non-verbal learners, these Trick or Treat cards say thanks in a big way. Children with autism can hand this Happy Halloween thank you card to houses visited or can wear a big copy attached to their costume.
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The Conversation Box

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Learners on the autism spectrum can have difficulty maintaining a two-way, reciprocal conversation. Support these students with the Conversation Box activity, in which they practice conversations with their peers using the prompts and...
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Worry Cards

For Teachers K - 6th
Help learners on the autism spectrum build awareness of their feelings of anxiety through a hands-on learning activity. Using a set of cards with examples of the different types of anxiety someone might face, learners discuss ideas of...
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Isolation Worksheets

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Designed to support learners on the autism spectrum or with Asperger syndrome, these worksheets will help you and your pupils to identify patterns of isolation they may be experiencing in their lives. 
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Pirate Vocabulary

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Pirate ships and parrots, cannons and coins. Introduce learners with autism to pirate vocabulary with these pages that include an image and the printed vocabulary word.
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Pirate Matching

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
As part of a series of pirate-themed vocabulary activities, learners with autism match a series of images with the same image found on a game board.
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Knights and Castles Matching

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
As part of a unit on knights and castles, learners with autism use cards picturing previously studied images and match the images with those printed on the provided sheet.
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My Family's Thanksgiving

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Prepare for the excitement of Thanksgiving with a helpful slideshow presentation. Colorful and engaging, the presentation explores Thanksgiving symbols, details, and traditions, and prompts learners to contrast the given topics with what...
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"Going to Visit Santa" Social Skill Story

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Prepare learners with autism for a visit to Santa Claus with this social skill story that tells them what to expect, as well as explains how they should behave
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"What to Expect at Christmas" Social Skill Story

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Holidays are less stressful if we know what to expect. Here's a social skills story that prepares learners with autism for the change in routines that holidays bring.
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"Visiting Family at Christmas" Social Skill Story

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Holidays bring their own special joys and stresses. Prepare learners on the autism spectrum for Christmas family get togethers using this social story that not only lets them know what may happen, but also details how they should behave.

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