Wednesday, May 12, 2010


Enchanted Palace- interactive website taking reader through Kensington Palace.  Very simple language and clear directions.

Debating Emancipation- interactive that examines issues that faced the president and country when debating emancipation.

Best of History web sites- an resource history games and animations

Finishing the Dream- videos and pics from to help learn from the Civil Rights Era

SepiaTown- view and share mapped historical images from around the world

Our Story- American History Stories and Activities

My Audio School- "My Audio School exists to provide children with excellent audio content on a variety of school subjects in a format that they can easily use all by themselves."

Discovery Channel Top 25 Greatest American- pictures and links to write ups on American Icons and leaders.

Our Courts- 21st Century Civics - interactive lessons on civics and law.

Historical Scene Investigation- explore interactive historical crime scenes

The Brick Testament- have to include this on my list..the bible told with simple language and legos.  Can be a little graphic...but it is Legos...

Museum of Online Museums- a great collection of a large number of on-line museums, some a lot of fun.

Footnote- collections of historical documents

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History- lessons, interactives, and documents

Friday, May 7, 2010

Autism Resources

Austism BuddyAutismBuddy aims to provide a FREE user-friendly website that provides high quality pintables and resources for teachers and parents for use with children with Special Educational Needs.

Autism Women's Network-The mission of the Autism Women's Network is to provide effective supports to autistic females of all ages through a sense of community, adv
ocacy and resources.
Practical Autism Resources-  Free printable photos, clocks, schedule help and much more

PlanetMouret- video created by an Autistic student to help explain how she experiences the world

Temple Grandin talk on Autism TED talks

Kansas Autism Society-resources to be used with autistic students

ProxTalker- augcom device for PECS communication

Literacy Instruction for students with Autism, Cerebral Palsey, Down Syndrome and other Disabilities

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Augmentative Communication

Ipod and Ipad resources- presentation of apps that can be used for communication and other tasks useful in EC Classrooms

Communication Boards for Students with Disabilities- from Indistructables website, instructions on how to make simple communication board.

SymbolWorld- a website from the UK that uses symbols and text for students with cognative disabilities.  Current events, stories, and curriculum sections

International Society for Augmentative Alternative Communication- Organization that is focused on sharing information and ideas regarding Aug Com and Alternative Com.

Askability- symbol based site by The Children's Society with current events, recreational resources, and fun stuff!

YAACK- covers issues that effect children who use AAC

Kansas Autism Spectrum Disorder- Good social stories and visual supports

Safety for People Using AAC

Dynamic Therapy Associates- Downloads