Trick or Treat!
From sensory difficulties, to understanding the social conventions of taking one piece of candy... trick or treating can be very difficult for our friends with special needs. Here are some ways to help ease the stress and make Halloween a little sweeter for everyone!
Consider the costume
Set the expectation
Timing is everything
HAVE A FUN AND SAFE HALLOWEEN!!
Kids love to throw. Here are some fun and interactive ways to teach the word "throw" to beginning language learners at the 1-3 word level:
As always, make sure to vary the context to prevent "chunked phrases" such as the word throw always being said as "throw ball."
"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back." Maya Angelou
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