Fun With Social Studies First Grade

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Fun with Social Studies addresses the major content standards for first grade.  This activity provides communication and practice in geography, civics, history and more!  Whether using the overlays to participate in social studies class or while using the supplemental C.D. for extra reinforcement, students are sure to enjoy communicating and learning in this fun interactive way. Printable File(s): AH-MESSAGE MAP

Visual Thanksgiving Recipes with AAC Symbols

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Thanksgiving Recipes with AAC Symbols

Choose from 3 recipes (one file): Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole, and Classic Apple Pie — each one, a different skill level so everyone can pitch in! Cooking can be a wonderful opportunity to discuss textures, flavors, traditions and more. Individuals should be closely supervised when using kitchen equipment. Printable File(s): AMDi Visual Recipes with AAC – Thanksgiving

Around the House

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In need of appropriate conversational pages at home?  Created for a child, but easily modified for use with all ages: Let’s Talk: Around the House provides page sets that focus on the family life.  These pages can be used to request and comment about various topics from favorite TV shows to going to grocery store.  The activity includes vocabulary appropriate …

Game Board Fun

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Created for the young or young at heart; Smart/Starts Board Games are ideal motivating activities designed to increase communications interactions in the natural contexts of play.  Providing competitive phrases, game directives, and vocabulary for popular b,oard games including Hi Ho! Cherry-O, Candyland, Guess Who, and Secret Squares, they are a fub way to encourage group participation and conversation Printable File(s): …

Classroom Communication

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Created for students, this page set encourages classroom participation by providing appropriate vocabulary for common classroom activities.  Promote conversation and participation in various subjects including math, reading, and pre-writing/writing activities.  Provision of additional overlays allows students to express their desires during “free choice” activities.  A vocational/self help overlay was also included in this set to allow individuals the opportunity to …

Let;s Talk Communication On the Run

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Simple modification, DYNAMIC results!  Through simple modification and design, this activity page set not only allows you to participate in everyday conversations, but also in actions or activities as they happen!  With the simple addition of a “white board” space, communication partners can easily add simple vocabulary through doodle or quick illustrations that will allow users to comment on whatever …

Let’s Talk: Circle Time

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Created for children in an early learning environment, this page set is full of fun communication interactions.  Activities include identifying shapes, colors, and commenting about stories.  The page set also allows students to join in and sign their favorite songs during song time as well as talk about the weather and  appropriate clothing for the day. Printable File(s): CT-MESSAGE MAP …

Early Learning Language

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This smart activity was created for use by primary school aged children.  Promoting improved language skills through the provision of appropriate vocabulary and more.  This activity allows students to comment and participate in various daily classroom activities, including table work, art, “carpet time”, and calendar.  It also includes vocabulary and visual scenes of many commonly used centers, including dramatic play/ …

With The Family

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Providing six levels of communication that encourage children to appropriately express themselves in a home setting, Smart Stars/With the Family empowers children to interact.  This page set provides vocabulary that allows children to choose desired clothing, talk about events, favorite television shows, play with friends and more! Created to promote carryover of appropriate conversational interactions to the home setting, they …