Developmental & Behavioral Disorders Teacher Resources

Explore assistive communication techniques and unpack societal beliefs having to do with developmental and behavioral disorders.
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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Self-Management

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Self-management requires impulse control, stress management, self-disciple, motivation, and the ability to set goals and organize. Browse this collection to boost these skills among sixth through eighth-graders. Included are a variety of...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Self-Management

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Self-management is a key aspect of social and emotional learning. Impulse control, stress management, self-discipline, self-motivation, goal setting, and organizational skills can be learned and the resources in this collection are...
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Lions Quest SEL Mindfulness Resources: Grades Pre-K-2

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Mindfulness, self-awareness, and self-management are the focus of a 10-activity collection for social-emotional learning. Young scholars practice breathing techniques to stay calm, identify their feelings, control impulses, build...
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Youth Risk Behavior Survey Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Five units comprise the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Curriculum unit module designed for high schoolers. Learners investigate bullying and school safety data, study the effects of stress and learn different ways to manage stress,...
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Remote Teaching Strategies Upper Elementary Grade Students

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
This collection is designed to help you get started with remote learning. We provide an overview of basic strategies and combine them with some tools and resources for you to consider.
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Career Connections | Developmental Disabilities Worker

For Students 6th - 12th
A short video details what it takes to become a developmental disabilities worker. The host explains her day-to-day, what degree she holds, how it helps her perform her duties, and the importance of communication and technological skills.
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New Teacher Survival Guide: ADHD in the Classroom

For Teachers K - 12th
Discover one teacher's efforts to improve in-class transitions and help students to remain engaged and on-point during class. You'll begin by viewing a sample lesson in a special education classroom with follow-up commentary and...
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Mindful Self-Management Exercise: Impulse Control

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
A coping skill helps to manage emotions. Young scholars pretend they are a remote control. When they feel strongly about something, they pause their actions, take a deep breath, reflect, and press play to get back to what they were doing.
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Model Me Going Places 2

For Students K - 12th
Social stories are wonderful teaching tools specifically designed for learners with Asperger's, autism, PDD-NOS, non-verbal learning disabilities, or other developmental disabilities. They are used to model appropriate social behaviors...
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Experimenting with Self-Discipline

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Explore human behavior by completing class activities. The class reads and defines comprehensive terms such as "delayed gratification" and "impulse control." They participate in a candy experiment in which students who wait to eat a...
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Myths and Misconceptions

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine and discuss common myths and misconceptions about persons with disabilities and with a partner plan an outing for a community activity. They read and complete the handout "Developmental Disabilities: Truth or Myth?" and...
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Exploitation, Day 2: Exploitation and Getting Help

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Exploitation is a real issue for the disabled community. Secondary Special Education students learn what exploitation is, their personal rights, and how to say no. They focus on finding a trusted adult to get help if they have been taken...
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Using Counting-on Strategy for Purchasing

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Intended for learners with autism and developmental disabilities, this lesson uses the strategy of counting-on to enhance independent shopping skills. Learners will practice counting on to the next dollar value in order to purchase items...
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Self-Management | Social-Emotional Learning

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Stop, think, act. Impulse control, stress management, self-discipline, self-motivation, and goal setting are among the skills associated with self-management, one of the social and emotional learning competencies. A short video suggests...
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Creating Social Stories

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Developmentally disabled students participate in the creation of their own social stories. They select a topic for their social story and work with the teacher to write a social story or create a video social story presentation.
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Drawing of Animal of Student's Choice

For Teachers Higher Ed
Adult students with developmental disabilities are the focus of this activity. Students look through a variety of printed material to locate an animal to draw. They draw an animal with a background with either black pen or pencil....
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The Odyssey: Narrative Writing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Help readers make a personal connection to Homer's The Odyssey with a narrative writing assignment. Scholars select one of three prompts and craft a first-person narrative rich in sensory details that describes an experience they had...
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Mental and Emotional Health Education Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Stressed out? To begin a mental and emotional health unit, participants take a stress test to determine their level of stress. They study the effects of stress, identify sources of stress in their lives, and learn different ways to...
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The Multi-sensory Approach to Words

For Teachers 5th - 9th
To help her dyslexic and ADHD learners boost their spelling abilities, this special education teacher developed a multi-sensory approach. The class says the word, prints it on an index card, spells the word aloud, then writes the word...
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Ooh, You're in Trouble!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider disruptive school behavior and how school districts in several states are turning to the juvenile justice system for help. They debate this issue from a variety of perspectives, and write a paper.
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Self-Recording Chart

For Students 3rd - 12th
Have your Autistic, ADHD, or Special Needs student track his own behavior. This sheet allow learners to mark whether or not they were on task when the bell rang. This is a great tool, but it is intended for use by higher functioning pupils.
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Token Economy: Template

For Students K - 6th
The concept of token economy isn't new. Here is one of the oldest behavior management tools in the teacher box, and its all ready to go! It includes strip boxes, paper coins, and instructions on how to use them. I have used this type of...
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Rainbow Sentences

For Students 1st - 8th
Learners who struggle with grammar, foundational reading skills, and sentence composition can learn how to write proper sentences using an app that relies on research-based practice. It uses a color-coded formula that had been proven to...
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Five "E" Lesson-Stereotypes

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students discuss the nature of stereotyping and prejudicial behavior and their feelings regarding people with visible disabilities. They view part of documentary Graduating Peter then work in groups to chart people's reactions and...