Archive | March, 2009

Irregular Past Tense Verbs Receptive Mini-Tests 1-3

These 3 mini-tests can be used to assess a student’s ability to identify incorrectly produced irregular past tense verbs.  They include a total of 60 sentences (divided into groups of ten).  Mini-Test 1 can also be found as part of the Irregular Past Tense Verbs Basic Set, but Mini-Test 2 and 3 are not included […]

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Irregular Past Tense Verbs Expressive Mini-Tests 1-3

Irregular Past Tense Verbs Mini Test

These 3 mini-tests can be used to assess a student’s ability to expressively use irregular past tense verbs.  They include a total of 60 irregular past tense verbs (divided into groups of ten).  Mini-Test 1 can also be found as part of the Irregular Past Tense Verbs Basic Set, but Mini-Test 2 and 3 are […]

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Easter Egg Therapy Ideas

Easter Eggs

What’s fun, inexpensive, and versatile for therapy activities?  Plastic Easter eggs!  All of the ages I work with (from 3 to 19 years old) enjoy our egg games.  It could be that I make prizes part of the activities or just that it’s something we only do for about one week each year.  Whatever the reason, […]

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Adding Variety to Students’ Writing

Spice Up Their Writing- Easily! Believe it or not, there is a simple way to add some spice to your students’ papers.  With a bit of variety and details, even the most basic paper can come to life.  Teach these techniques prior to planning and writing papers or as you proofread a paper together. Stop […]

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The Secret to Decoding Basic Word Problems

There comes a time in a student’s life when a dreaded thing happens to their math assignments… the numbers start getting overrun by words!  There are words everywhere and numbers hiding here and there.  Ahh! While word problems can be intimidating to any typical student, they can seem downright impossible to figure out for the student […]

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All This and Data Too?

With a long list of goals, short attention spans, and a wide range of behaviors to deal with, do you ever feel like you just don’t have time for keeping track of data in your sessions?  If so, try some of these ideas.  They aren’t rocket science.  They are actually quite simple- and that’s what […]

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