Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

The information provided in this section focuses on general Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) strategies that can be used to support learning for all students while at home. This information is not equivalent to, or a replacement for, direct support from a qualified ABA professional (Board Certified Behaviour Analyst [BCBA]/Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst [BCaBA]) or an individualized intervention for your child if significant problem behaviours are occurring. 


Downloadable Resources

Providing information on the who, what, where, when and why of Distance Learning

Resources and links that are based on the principles of ABA to help support learning at home

Curated resources to provide support for students in dealing with COVID-19

Various links and pre-made resources to support students in dealing with COVID-19 and the change in their routine


Printable Resources

Available on Google Drive


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Resources – Websites

Please click on the following to be directed to the corresponding website.

Movement Breaks/Music

Go Noodle

Movement and mindfulness videos

Virtual Musical Instruments

Learn how to play music using your keyboard or mouse

Cosmic Yoga

Yoga for kids


Drawing

Jarret J. Krosoczka – author and illustrator

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems


Books/Reading

Epic!

Access to a digital library for kids 12 & under

Storyline online

Collection of books

Scholastic

Many reading resources

Reading Rockets

Teaching reading and reading resources

Tumble Books

Online books

Learning Ally

Audio books

All Kids

Reading comprehension worksheets

Audible

Online audible books

Raz Kids

Supporting student reading


Writing

Storybird

Support to increase writing skills


Academics

Tiny Tap

Various academic games

TVO Kids

Educational games, videos and apps

Amazing Educational Resources

Comprehensive list of online academic resources

MET Museum

Art from the MET Museum

Animal sounds

Animal sound guessing game

Curious World

Various learning opportunities

National Geographic Kids

Learning opportunities about nature

Khan Academy

Non-profit with the mission to provide a free world-class education

San Diego Zoo

Information about animals at the San Diego Zoo

EdHelper

Worksheets

Hubbard’s Cupboard

Online resources to support learning about the bible and other academics

NASA

STEM learning

TED Talk

Child appropriate TED Talks

Steve Spangler Science

Information about science experiments

Story Bots

Educational videos

Exploratorium

Information about science

IXL

Personalized learning – academics

StarFall

Learning games for students in Grades K-5

ABCYA

Various games and activities to teach academic skills

Mr. Nussbaum Learning and Fun

Games and activities to teach academic skills

Arcademics

Various online academic games

Help Kidz Learn

Online games

Prodigy Games

Online academic games


Life Skills

Accessible Chef

A collection of free visual recipes and other resources to help teach cooking skills

Practical Money Skills

Teaching money skills

Nourish Interactive

Games for kids to learn about nutrition

Math Aids

Money skills

PEERS

Social skills


Emotions

Teaching emotions

Sesame Street emotions


ABA Information

Discrete Trial Trainer

Information about ABA

ASAT

Association for science in autism treatment

Behavioural Interventions and Solutions

Various ABA resources


Customizable Tools

Open Access to Pearson Canada K-12 Resources at Home

Various links to support continued education at home

Teachers Pay Teachers

School/teacher resources

PBS Learning Media

Teaching tips and online games

Do2Learn

Various resources such as games, pictures and activities

My Free Bingo Cards

Free customizable Bingo cards

Adapting for Autism

Work tasks for your Special Education classroom

Pebble Go

Academic support platform

Bitstrips

Printable activity book

Scratch

Create stories, games and animations

Free Apps

Please search for the following apps on your device’s app store.

Visual Support (Schedules/Token Boards)

About my day University of Victoria

Allows caregivers, family members and health-care professionals to make notes about the daily events and experiences of an individual with whom they are working throughout the day

My visual schedule lite

Developed to meet the needs of different children with special needs for auditory and visual support to their daily schedule and routine

Visual Schedules Lite

Provides the way to ease the anxiety and give a clear concept what is going to happen

My Token Board

Is a customizable app to motivate children to learn and complete tasks

Token Board GO

The simple token board that parent even need on the go


Timers

Visual Timer

Visual timer to manage your time

Timer – Countdown for Parents

Daily routines like cleaning, teeth brushing and dressing up become fun and competitive

Happy Kids Timer – Chores

A simple to use app for children which helps them complete their morning or evening routine easy and on time


Mindfulness/Meditations

UCLA Mindful

You can practice mindfulness meditation anywhere, anytime with the guidance of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Centre

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

Laugh and learn as you help Sesame Street monster friend calm down and solve everyday challenges

Mindful Powers

A kid-first, holistic approach to building social-emotional learning through the power of play

Smiling Mind

Developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to your life

Super Stretch Yoga

Move, play and breathe as Super Stretch introduces you to his friends and their yoga posses


Teaching Emotions

Autism Emotion

Autism Emotion uses music and a photo slideshow to help teach about different emotions

Touch and Learn – Emotions Innovative Mobile Apps

A new gaming platform that allows you to introduce new concepts in a fun and exciting new way


Social Stories

Social Story Creator & Library

Easily create, share and print educational social stories, visual schedules and beautiful memories

Visual Schedule & Social Story

An app focusing on using social stories and visual schedules to improve socially appropriate behaviours


Life Skills

Model Me Kids Going Places 2

A visual teaching tool for helping your child learn to navigate challenging locations in the community

Sequencing Tasks: Life Skills

Focuses on the cognitive skill or arranging photos of a task in chronological sequence

iDo Hygiene – Daily life skills activities, for individual with special needs (full version)

Learn daily life skills with video modelling and fun games, for individuals with Autism, Asperger and other special needs

iDo Food – kids with special needs learn dining skills (full version)

An innovative and comprehensive application, ideal for learning cooking and dining skills


Academic

ScratchJr

Children age 5-7 learn new skills as they program their own interactive stories and games

Scratch

Children learn to code their own interactive stories, games and animations

Code Spark Academy: At home kids coding

Learn to code

Memory Games with Animals

Test your memory with this matching game

Animal Cards Memory Game

A version of the classic memory game

Animal Puzzle – Drag n’ Drop

Various animal puzzles

Sorting Puzzles for Kids

Teaching matching and puzzle skills

Sorting Machine

Arrange tiles by dragging and dropping them into the correct concepts


Customizable Tools

Kahoot!

Create your own quizzes (kahoots) in seconds, play anywhere, anytime, on your own time

Kids safe browser with parental controls

A cloud-based web content filtering browser to provide your kids a safer internet surfing environment

Super Duper Publications

Various fun learning materials for kids Search Super Duper Publications will result in several apps

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