Lists, websites, strategies, ideas, activities for OT's and/or teachers. Check back as this will be updated as I find them. Also click on the sub-link in the menu at the left for more ideas for autism classrooms.
The information presented in this web site is provided as a source for educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommended program, or substitute for physician or therapist evaluation or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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CPALMS is an online toolbox of information, vetted resources, and interactive tools that helps educators effectively implement teaching standards. It is the State of Florida’s official source for standards information and course descriptions
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interventions for teachers
NEW - Power My Learning
Find and use thousands of FREE games, videos, and interactives in all major K-12 subjects and aligned to the Common Core.
Online Visual Perceptual Games
Using Handwriting Without Tears With Children With Disabilities
Screener of Handwriting Proficiency
Handwriting Without Tears offers this free handwriting screening tool to use with your whole class.
Topics in OT
Hummingbird Educational Resources
Resources for early education/Kindergarten
Ready for Kindergarten
Apples 4 the Teacher
Free Printables For Teachers
free flashcards, worksheets and handouts to match, free phonics cards, free ESL games, an international project exchange library, printable certificates, printable stickers and activities all ready for printing.
TEACCH Work Jobs
Why Knott Dream Big
Create a Graph
Assessment and Rubric Information
LD in Depth
School Zone's Curriculum
A to Z Teacher Stuff
Art Education Links
great for visuals
I Love Schools
free donor-matching service for education! School teachers build WishLists of equipment, materials and supplies; anything they need for their classroom. Donors locate teachers through our WishList search and offer their donations of new or used items
Created for K-5 learners, Kidspiration develops thinking, literacy and numeracy skills using proven visual learning principles.
huge collection of professionally produced instructional materials you can download and print. Lesson plans, books, worksheets, and much more
Resources for Teachers of Basic Skills
Motivation Assessment Scale
a free service to psychologists, teachers, parents and others devoted to positive, nonaversive responses to problem behavior
Handwriting Without Tears - sample downloads
Misunderstood Minds - Graphomotor Activity
This is a great exercise! A writing exercise is designed to simulate what a child with a graphomotor writing disability might experience every day. Requires Flash Plugin
Classroom Interventions for Students with ADHD or Learning Disabilities
Dr. Mac's Amazing Behavior Management Advice Site
Mini-Offices for Students
Information on making and using mini-offices in the classroom. Lots of samples and downloadable pages.
A collection of early learning activities to be used as another tool in the teachers toolbox.
Linda Frease, MHS, OTR - Bookmarks
A HUGE list of resources, activities, and information!
Primary Teacher Resources
A resource list created by our own Mrs. Kim Nelson!
Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children With Challenging Behavior
Free Stuff For Teachers
IEP Goals, But Not An OT Goal In Sight
Special Education Strategies and More...
Busy Teachers Cafe
Grants and Organizations
All sorts of teacher resources!!
IEP Data Collection Tool- The Behavior Guy
This is demonstration of a data collection tool. This actual product is for purchase.
More grant information
Help Kidz Learn
A web site full of free software and resources from Inclusive Technology.
Interactive programs which are effection in teaching beginning computer skills to children with autism.
Free printable activities arranged by grade and/or theme.
Fun 4 the Brain
The Recycling OT
All sorts of great ideas on how to use recycled materials in your OT sessions.
TIME for Kids (teacher editions)
Like to Write
Hoot of Loot
Classifieds for schools,teachers, and home schoolers.
Chair and Table Height Guidelines
Guidance Documents, Forms, and Practice Resources
Many resources for teachers and other school staff
Using Sensory Integration Strategies to Improve Handwriting
Article describing how to set up a handwriting club using sensory strategies
Virtual manipulatives for PreK-2
Teachers Pay Teachers
An empowering place where teachers
buy & sell original and used teaching materials and make teaching an even more rewarding experience
All sorts of information and resources!
Thriving in School
OT's at Hosmer School, searching for ways to improve school function and student participation!
Grant resources and information
Kindersite has 1,000s of links to the best games, songs and stories for young children.
Strategies, materials, apps, etc.
An activity idea search engine for pediatric occupational therapy activities. Match skills you want to work on, with materials you have, to a detailed occupational therapy treatment activity.
Teachers Count - Grants
Roobrix is a tool that helps educators avoid grading errors when scoring rubrics.
How to Design a Rubric
RTI Literacy Notebook
Forms, interventions, progress monitoring
Sightwords.com is a comprehensive sequence of teaching activities, techniques, and materials for one of the building blocks of early child literacy.
Executive Functioning in the Classroom
Using Rubrics to Monitor Outcomes in OT (Facebook)
Games, printables, downloads
Teacher Resources by Laura Candler
A website created by veteran teacher Laura Candler to share ready-to-use classroom resources. The site consists of dozens of pages of helpful information and free printables. Topics include Literature Circles, Learning Centers, Classroom Management, and academic subject areas such as math, literacy, science, and social studies.
Artists Helping Children
Loads of arts and crafts, drawing activities, printables.
Classroom based physical activities that integrate physical activity with academic concepts. These are short (about 10 minutes) activities that classroom teachers can use to provide activity to children
Ms. Sue's OT Room
Lamarque Elementary School, Sarasota School District