http://chasinghazel.com/2014/10/hand-strenthening-ot-down-syndrome.html 2 Occupational Therapy Activities that promote muscle development in the hands. I do them with my daughter who has Down syndrome.
Printable Read Build Write Mats with Dolce Sight Words
literacy center sight word activities- put the sand in a pencil box for easy upkeep and clean up! NOTE: this only works with a thin layer of sand. If you put too much the writing doesn't show up. It went over okay with my kids, not their favorite
SUMMARY: DIY weighted lap band to help fidgety kids calm down. CONNECTIONS: Kiddos on the spectrum needing that sensory. Have multiple in an area for kids to grab when they need it Students help make these TARGET AGE: early elementary grade
How to Give Choices & Improve the Most Challenging Behaviors
Got a student who drags people into power struggles? Giving the student choices can help reduce those behaviors. Check out some ways to make it work. (How to give choices and improve even the most challenging behaviors)