Spartan Learning Links: Special Ed.

Online Resources for Special Education Students

Consortium for Exceptional Children

Below is a PDF letter for students and families from our Special Education Director Mrs. Shawnna Calopisis.

Navigating Extended Time Away From School: Information for Families With Children Receiving Special Education Services

Speech and Language

Free Apps:

One Minute Articulation

Speech Box

Articulation Station

WH Questions

Regular Verb Fun Deck

Irregular Verb Fun Deck

Irregular Plural Fun Deck

Following Direction Fun Deck

Mommy Speech Therapy

Quia Books

Video Learning Squad: Social Skills Squad

Autism Educator: What is Coronavirus?

Home Speech Home

Unite for Literacy

Summer homework calendars for articulation

Summer homework calendars for language -speech sounds (articulation)

Physical and Occupational Therapy

Free Apps:

Handwriting Without Tears-Wet dry try

Lively Letters

Letter School

OGStar reading

Writing Wizard

Cursive Writing Wizard

Simplex Spelling Apps

Hearbuilder Apps

Teach Monster

Word Wizard

Bd bakeoff

Snap Words

What’s changed?



Preschool University

Name that syllable/rule/cutting patterns

Go Noodle Videos and Games

Motor Skills Activities

Mommy Popkins Obstacle Course

Kids Master Skills Packets

The Autism Helper

Cait the COTA

Little Miss Kims Class

Tools to grow OT


Dance Mat typing

Social-Emotional (Social Work) Therapy

Free Apps:

Daniel Tiger’s Grrrific Feelings

Breathe, Think, Go with Sesame

Touch and Learn Emotion

Emotional ABC Classroom

The Social Express

Smiling Minds

Mindful Powers

Mind Yeti

Live Lessons

Monday’s at 10am students/families can go to “The Nerdy School Social Worker” on Facebook for a free live social emotional lesson.

Resources for Disability Specific

Digital Social Story

Digital Timer: (Good for keeping a routine or setting limits for time on tasks.)

Social-Emotional Videos/Read-a louds/activities & Lessons for Early Childhood/Lower EL (can search by age and topics)


Enter Code: SCHOOL4638 to set up a free family account (lower el/early childhood)

Enter Code: SCHOOL4638 to set up a free account (preschool through 6th grade)

Enter Code: SCHOOL4638 for a free account (3rd-8th grade)

Free Read-Alouds

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Listening Room

Infants & Toddlers, Kids, and Teens & Adults.

Sign Language Social stories about social distancing and coronavirus:

Visually Impaired

Epic books

(audio books for kids)

Tap Tap See

(app that describes objects around the room)

Pinna (app that is free for 30 days that has audio books for children along with music and jokes)

(Students can listen to the short video clips on Netflix then complete the handouts on the site-variety of topics)

(STEM & educational activities for kids)

(Expanded Core Curriculum thru the Eyes of Sesame Street)

(all about Braille)

Independent Living Skills - Paying mock bills Recipes Step by step “how to” do laundry Making change Next dollar up Money math GAME- counting money GAME- Money menu games budgeting and counting money budgeting game

Employment Skills basic job application Job interview questions practice Job application


Supporting Individuals with Autism-COVID-19 Tool Kit

How To Explain The Coronavirus- Social Story

Calming Routine Visual

The Autism Channel - The Autism Channel is free to those with Roku TV capabilities. The channel offers lots of programming to support families and kids on the spectrum.

Watch the video model before, during, or after the activity:

  • Vacuuming:

  • Brushing My Hair (Male)

  • Putting on Deodorant: (Male)

  • Putting on Deodorant: (Female)

  • Make my bed

  • Load/Unload Dishwasher:

  • Wash table:

  • Using the microwave:

  • Take out trash


Boardmaker Activities to Go

Braining Camp Digital Manipulatives

School Closure Toolkit - This is a variety of resources put out by the Easter Seals and posted on the START website.