Emergencies, Social Cues – This week’s lessons in your community library

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We are excited to share the newest content added to the TeachMate365 and AutisMate365 community library. Each scene and or support can be downloaded separately and later customized to support the needs of your learner or student.


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1. Feelings and Tools
Who is it for: Intermediate learners

In this scene you will find four typical feelings accompanied by a choice board with tools on how to proactively address each feeling.

To Differentiate:
• For beginner learners: Incorporate visual stories to address identifying feelings.
• For advanced learners: Incorporate additional feelings such as anxious, scared, weary, and silly and a choice board for each.

 

2. Contacting Persons During Emergency
Who is it for: Advanced learners

In this scene you will find a video model on how to dial 911 and a story that reinforces what an emergency is and what to do if there is an emergency.

To Differentiate:
• For beginner learners: Incorporate a visual story to explain what an emergency is in more detail and why it is important to get help in those situations.
• For intermediate learners: Incorporate image hotspots and encourage the student to identify what is an emergency and what is not and emergency.

 

3. Locate Places in Community
Who is it for: Intermediate learners

In this scene you will find a map of a town with places of significance represented.

To Differentiate:
• For beginner learners: Target the identification of significant places in the community using a visual story or choice board.
• For advanced learners: Incorporate a map of the learners town and the places they frequent. Encourage the learner to locate each place in relation to their house and discuss how they might get there (i.e. bike, public transit, car).

 

4. Using Appropriate Social Cues
Who is it for: Advanced learners

In this scene you will find three short visual stories addressing eye contact, personal space, and greetings. A video model is also incorporated within the greetings visual story.

To Differentiate:
• For beginner learners: Introduce each concept on a small scale using video models. Encourage the student to practice having eye contact, personal space, and greeting another person.
• For intermediate learners: Incorporate additional pages in each visual story to explain in detail the importance of eye contact, having personal space, and greeting others.

 

5. Increase Speech Intelligibility
Who is it for: Intermediate learners

In this scene you will find a mixed display story with 3 and 4 word phrases.

To Differentiate:
• For intermediate learners: Increase word length to 5 and 6 word phrases.
• For advanced learners: Using video models, increase phrases to 7 and 8 words.


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Interested in learning how TeachMate365 can benefit you and your students? Click the Learn More button below and we’ll be in touch!

To import from the community library:
1. Navigate to the community library
2. Tap on the scene you want to import
3. Tap on the import button

Your scene is now located in My Library under My Downloaded Supports

Add the scene to your desktop:
1. Enter edit mode
2. Tap on the green plus sign to add scene
3. Add scene from My Library
4. Select the scene you want to add
5. Tap import. Your scene is now imported to your current location.

Check back next week for our content on:
Register for Standardized Exams
Sharing Evidence to Support Claims
Multi-Step Instructions
Community Signs Identification
How Animals Move

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