Strategy Help Book
~Prickly Pear Cooperative~
Prickly Pear Cooperative has developed the Strategy Help Book for Teachers. The Strategy Help Book is a compilation of commonly seen problems and helpful strategies. These strategies may be helpful to any student in your classroom. The Strategy Help Book is divided into the sections: Educational Tasks, Physical Tasks, Functional Communication, Life Skill Strategies, and Cognitive/Behavioral:
Click the headings and links below to find a strategy for your student!...
I. Written Work
II. Vision Tasks
Symptoms of poor eye tracking skills checklist (Link to Bal-A-Vis-X & S'Cool Moves)
III. Using Classroom Tools
I. Moving at School (e.g., clumsy, trips, slower than peers)
A. Student has poor posture
B. Student appears weaker than peers
C. Student struggles moving within the classroom/ hallways/stairs
D. Gross Motor Resources
A. Student struggles with getting on/off playground equipment, with participation in gym class, or games with other students.
Norms References for Articulation and Language:
I. Classroom Behavior Regulation
A. Student does not handle changes in routine (also see Functional Communication).
B. Student is often provoking others around him.
C. Student does not remain in his seat (also see Physical Tasks).
D. Student is often off-task.
E. Student struggles with cooperating with adult directives in all contexts.
II. Sensory Processing
B. Student is a daydreamer
C. Student is distractible, hyperactive, irritable, anxious
A. Student has trouble moving from one task to next or from one location to the next.