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.

TASP: Test of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance - Bridges Canada

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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Meville to Weville Curriculum - Bridges Canada

Meville to Weville Curriculum

$1,034.00

MEville to WEville is the first researched-based literacy curriculum developed specifically for students with disabilities in the moderate to severe range. Designed to build a classroom community that promotes a sense of belonging, each unit offers students a new and different perspective on themselves, their families, and their school. Lessons ...


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First Author Curriculum - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

ALL - Accessible Literacy Learning Print Edition

$998.00

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

EPACC-Curriculum

$735.00

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 - Bridges Canada

Equals PreK Mathematics

$1,294.00

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 Curriculum - Bridges Canada

Health Advocacy Curriculum

$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 - Bridges Canada

Stepping Out Curriculum

$215.00

Stepping Out Curriculum


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Job Search Package - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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 - Bridges Canada

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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Breakthrough: New Instructional Approaches to Autism - Bridges Canada

Breakthrough: New Instructional Approaches to Autism

$40.00

Teach a wide range of academic, life, and social skills in the context of a behavioral program. Breakthrough is a hands-on, how-to program authored by Karen Sewell and Pat Crissey. New chapters cover high functioning children with autism and Asperger's Syndrome, and Visual Supports for students with autism. This comprehensive text focuses on...


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Writing Measurable Iep Goals - Bridges Canada

Writing Measurable Iep Goals

$34.00

Guides the quick and effective writing of accurate and measurable IEP goals and objectives. For all staff involved in the IEP process. Many special educators view IEPs as burdensome, but IEPs are necessary, required by law and when done properly can be extremely helpful in guiding the student's educational journey. Includes updates for IDEA ...


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