Curricula, Teaching Resources and Assessment Tools

 

Find curricula and curriculum support tools specifically for the special needs classrooms or resource rooms across a variety of topics and themes:  literacy, math, communication, life skills, work placement, behaviour and more.  

Also discover assessment tools for students with a variety of instructional needs from profound communication, physical and sensory challenges to reading and writing deficits.

Start-to-Finish The Literacy Starters Curriculum

Start-to-Finish The Literacy Starters Curriculum

$699.00

Features several step-by-step lessons that tie to 15 Literacy Starters books that are designed for older readers at an emergent level. Ideal for designated, MID, DD co-op classroom or resource room, or individual instruction for students with complex and profound learning needs in grades 4-12. Teachers deliver effective reading strategies throug...


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Equals Math Canadian Version

Equals Math Canadian Version

$0.00

Equals is a new, age-neutral math curriculum for students with complex needs. Equals encompasses: Pre-readiness math skills (attending, cause and effect, etc.) Fundamental math skills (numbers and operations, measurement, estimation, etc.) and higher order math skills (data analysis, probability, spatial sense, geometry, algebra, problem solv...


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TASP: Test of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance

TASP: Test of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance

$388.70

By Joan Bruno, PhD. A PCS based easy-to-use tool for assessing symbolic skills. Design or select an AAC device, boards sets and establish AAC intervention goals, strategies, basals and ceilings. Subtests for size, number, grammatical encoding, categorization and syntactic performance. For kids & adults with functional pointing. Administratio...


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First Author Curriculum

First Author Curriculum

$979.00

A comprehensive curriculum that gives educators the right tools to teach students with complex instructional needs how to write and then measure their writing progress. The ONLY writing curriculum of its kind. First Author will help you meet curriculum writing requirements and prepare students for assessment. First Author Writing Curriculum is a...


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ALL - Accessible Literacy Learning Print Edition

ALL - Accessible Literacy Learning Print Edition

$876.62

Reading is critical to any student's success. The ALL Reading Curriculum, developed by researchers Janice Light and David McNaughton of Penn State, is a unique curriculum designed to teach reading skills to students with a range of disabilities, including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism and developmental apraxia. ALL is also ideal for teac...


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uPAR online 1-10 Seats - 1 Year Subscription

uPAR online 1-10 Seats - 1 Year Subscription

$125.00

Take the guess work out of reading accomodations uPAR helps your team make the right reading accommodation decisions so your students learn and perform their best. uPAR is the smarter, faster, data-driven way to assess students for reading accommodations. Why PAR? Smarter, Faster Decision-MakingRelying on subjective judgement, teachers are no be...


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Conversation Skills Curriculum

Conversation Skills Curriculum

$94.00

Provide basic conversation skills to students with developmental disabilities and show them how to initiate social interactions. Conversation Skills Nondisabled workers usually lose their jobs because of character issues, but workers with developmental disabilities often lose jobs and experience other social problems because of poor conversation...


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Briefcase Inclusion Series -- Inclusion program reproducibles

Briefcase Inclusion Series -- Inclusion program reproducibles

$53.00

Three spiralbound books with reproducible PDFs that provide a ton of 'grab and run' materials for inclusion educators who are long on professional desire but short on time. Each activity focuses on a strategy that helps the inclusion teacher be positive and proactive. Briefcase One shows you how to get the ball rolling on your inclusion program,...


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Life Skills Curricula Series

Life Skills Curricula Series

$377.00

Master life skills through a step-by-step skill acquisition process. Five updated guides form a comprehensive, easy-to-follow curriculum. They cover personal care, housekeeping, shopping, cooking and dining out. Each reproducible book provides all the lessons, objectives and assessment forms you need to plan your class. This series also includes...


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Early Literacy Skills Builder

Early Literacy Skills Builder

$939.00

ELSB is a research-based and language-rich literacy curriculum for children ages 5 to 10 with moderate to severe developmental disabilties. ELSB incorporates direct and systematic instruction to teach both print and phonemic awareness with scripted lessons, least-prompt strategies, teachable objectives , Built-in lesson repetition and ongoing a...


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EPACC-Curriculum

EPACC-Curriculum

$669.00

The Explicit Phonemic Alphabetic Connections Curriculum (EPACC) emphasizes fundamental skills that all early readers must master. The curriculum connects sounds in spoken words to letters of the alphabet, systematically and explicitly, to help beginning readers reach skill proficiency benchmarks.


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Equals PreK Mathematics

Equals PreK Mathematics

$1,343.00

Equals PreK is a research-based math curriculum developed for your youngest math learners. Appropriate for any pre-school setting, Equals PreK provides instruction and materials for teaching foundational skills of counting, subitizing, cardinality, 1:1 correspondence, color and shape identification, math vocabulary, matching and sorting by attri...


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Get A Job Curriculum

Get A Job Curriculum

$53.00

Job-related social and self-management skills are essential for students with special needs. Workers with disabilities regularly lose jobs because of difficulties with social situations in job settings. To be successful in getting and keeping a job, students with disabilities need interview skills, social skills in a variety of areas, and most o...


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HOME COOKING CURRICULUM

HOME COOKING CURRICULUM

$134.00

Home Cooking includes full-colour illustrated, step-by-step cookbook for non-readers using lots of fresh ingredients and an Instructor's Guide with lesson plans. The Cookbook includes 37 healthy, easy-to-prepare conventional and microwave recipes, printed in full color. Recipes are illustrated step-by-step in easy-to-follow one or two page forma...


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High Priority Vocabulary Curriculum

High Priority Vocabulary Curriculum

$67.00

Help students expand their reading, spelling and speaking vocabularies by concentrating on basic and essential words. The curriculum features a reproducible book with lesson plans and dozens of engaging worksheets. The program also includes a set of hands-on slide charts called WordRules, a handy classroom resource. Ideal for those who struggle ...


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DeCoste Writing Protocol - Ebook

DeCoste Writing Protocol - Ebook

$35.00

A formative assessment tool that helps educators identify factors affecting an individual student’s ability to produce writing. The DeCoste Writing Protocol compares a child’s individual performance across handwriting and keyboarding tasks. It examines spelling performance and writing skills so educators make more informed decisions about instru...


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Keeping House Curriculum

Keeping House Curriculum

$135.00

Focus on step-by-step housekeeping tasks Keeping House presents housekeeping tasks, domestic or vocational, in a step-by-step illustrated format. Includes a 217 page instructor’s guide focusing on 48 housekeeping activities. Each activity is illustrated step-by-step in a reproducible format. Non-readers can follow the illustrated steps to comple...


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Learn About Life Curriculum

Learn About Life Curriculum

$94.00

An illustrated sexual education and social skills program. With candid graphics and simple text, it helps low level readers understand important sexual issues.


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Life Skill Readers

Life Skill Readers

$215.00

A photo-illustrated reading comprehension program featuring contemporary life skill themes A contemporary language arts curriculum for transition age students with a Student Reader with a corresponding PDF and Life Skill Readers Softwarethat reads the stories aloud to students. The software includes many other features including text highlightin...


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Life Skills Academics Health

Life Skills Academics Health

$40.00

The Life Skills Academics: Health links everyday activities to key health concepts. The book covers five concepts, relating to everyday situations. Includes objectives, teaching suggestions and follow-up activities. Requires students to read stories, solve problems or analyze events the characters encounter. Covers risky behaviors, personal hy...


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Getting The Message

Getting The Message

$40.00

Most of us are aware of the importance of non-verbal communication, regardless of whether or not we have communicative difficulties. But for those who do, they become even more important. Especially when you consider that 55% of emotional meaning is conveyed with facial expression, body language and gestures while only 7% is expressed through wo...


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Health Advocacy Program

Health Advocacy Program

$250.60

An activity-based curriculum to teach adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Twenty lessons, each approximately one hour in length, provide basic information for improving nutritional health and physical and emotional well-being. The curriculum emphasizes healthy eating, but it also includes l...

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Stepping Out Curriculum

Stepping Out Curriculum

$215.00

Stepping Out Curriculum


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Job Search Package

Job Search Package

$80.00

Learn valuable information on how to choose and get a job.  This curriculum features the JobWeb CD and Job Ads & Career Paths book. Users are informed about both looking for a job and how to get that job. Students use JobWeb to get valuable vocational information by exploring 30 simulated websites. Students search for job vocabulary, investi...


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Explore Math, Real life Math Curriculum

Explore Math, Real life Math Curriculum

$362.00

Explore Math is more than a full-year curriculum for high school students participating in alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards. The curriculum includes two sequential Student Books with corresponding Teacher Manuals. Both Student Books focus on functional math concepts like spending money, telling time, keeping a calen...

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Teaching to Standards: MATH

Teaching to Standards: MATH

$445.00

Provides students with disabilities access to a standards-based math program Teaching to Standards: MATH is a systematic math curriculum for middle and high school students with moderate-to-severe developmental disabilities, including autism. Shown effective with students with significant developmental disabilities Accommodates students who com...


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Pictures That Talk

Pictures That Talk

$26.00

Pictures That Talk is designed to be used with the Talking Photo Album. Taken together, they improve student social interaction skills, increase independence and enhance communication between families and professionals who work with them. The ideas for making album pages are illustrated in full color. Use the book's suggestions for pictures, tex...


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Running Start Books-Thematic Templates

Running Start Books-Thematic Templates

$41.00

Twelve empty 8-page books with thematic background graphics to make your own books more engaging. Just add your own students' pictures and stories and import into My Own Bookshelf. These template books are great for making class albums and stories for thematic units such as seasons, holidays and insects. System Requirements   Macint...


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Using Assistive Technology to Meet Literacy Standards, for grades K-3, 4-8, 7-12

Using Assistive Technology to Meet Literacy Standards, for grades K-3, 4-8, 7-12

$175.00

Excellent assistance for writing goals and objectives. These books are organized by grade level; K-3, 4-6, 7-12. The books provide AT solutions and sample IEP goals, and cover a wide range of AT options, from digital talkers to slide-on pencil grips. Curriculum areas include reading, writing, written and oral composition, listening and speaking....

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Know The Code - Social Standards At School

Know The Code - Social Standards At School

$175.00

Ideal for all students with high functioning autism or behavioural disabilities. The three components-cards, DVD and instructor's guide-form a comprehensive program that is easy to implement. Sample Social Skills: Getting ready – Walking to school and riding the bus Transitions – Class-to-class transition, waiting for the bus Classroom – Lar...


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Managing Threatening Confrontations

Managing Threatening Confrontations

$53.00

Understand and manage escalating behaviours This dramatic video presents Paul White's five-stage framework for managing escalating behaviors, using situational re-enactments that include actors with developmental disabilities. Helps teachers and classroom assistants understand and manage escalating behaviors. Great as staff inservice training fo...


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Noisy Stories

Noisy Stories

$45.50

Noisy Stories, by Joan and Jessica Rivard consists of 11 repetitive, predictable interactive stories for children who are at all levels of communicative abilities. Noisy Stories presents sounds in isolation and in combination in a developmentally appropriate format. It encourages children to respond verbally, with a sign or with an AAC device. U...


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