I created this visual reference of 20 functional signs for my non-verbal students with autism, parents, and staff members who work with the children. After I started learning signs and teaching my students I realized that the signs would not be useful if
Makaton: This uses signs, symbols and speech to communicate with people who cannot communicate effectively. It is important because it has proven effective and can connect people who may not have had a chance before.
6 Fun Parachute Games for Kids: Parachute games are great for playgroups, kindy gym classes and school PE class. They also make a fun addition at birthday parties and they are even great as ice breakers with older children.
Calming bottles - these sensory bottles are great for little ones to explore and for preschoolers to use during a cooling off period. Water bottles with small amount of water poured out. Glitter glue, loose glitter, jewels and superglue to seal cap.