Episode 142: Setting Up Your Classroom For Success in 2022

Setting up your classroom at the start of the year for a new class of nuerodiverse learners is always a challenge. Not sure what ‘neurodiversity’ means? Listen to my podcast on why I love this term! I always find it is so important to prepare your classroom properly for children who learn and engage differently. This helps get the best out of your students, as well as helping to reduce behaviour.

I am hoping to help you set up your classroom with a FREE live webinar and FREE E-book to make sure your 2022 is a success!

This free E-book has over 100 tips and strategies to help you this year. Make sure you download it so you can read along while I talk through it in this week’s Podcast! 

What you will learn:

✅ The 13 Most Important Strategies
✅ Bonus 5 Proactive/Prevent Strategies Often Missed
✅ How To Support Motor Skills Development in A Busy Classroom (& Why it matters!)
✅ Key Elements for your Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
✅ Anxiety Management = Time Management – Top Tips
✅ Special Bonus – Key To Get the Best out of Students with ADHD
✅ 21 Surprising Ways Timers can get support Students engage & Succeed
✅ Pit Falls & Common Mistakes Made using Timers
✅ How and Why to Use Visual in Complex Classrooms.
✅ Interoception – the impact and what Educators can do about it.
✅ Solutions/Ideas to Sensory Processing Disorder or Difficulties in the Classroom
✅ 9 Essential Strategies for Homework
✅ 6 Key Strategies for Quick Results in Secondary School

On Thursday 10th Februrary 2022, join me for an ⭐️ HOUR OF POWER ⭐️:

Free Live Webinar 4 – 5pm (AEDT)

Join me to learn about the 13 Key Tips for setting up your classroom for success.

If you can’t make it on the day, make sure you still sign up so you have access to the replay which you can watch on-demand in your own time. Don’t miss out!

Also in this podcast: 

Video Game Soundtracks – Search Spotify or your preferred listening App for Music from Mindcraft, Pokemon, Mario Bros etc. See if these help your students while working or get them to create their own as part of assessments.

Motivation Bridge – ADHD Youtube

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The Ultimate Guide to School and Home

| by Sue Larkey and Anna Tullemans | This book provides key strategies for all ages and stages. It offers over 500 practical strategies and timer savers for school and home from engaging disengaged students, what to do if you don't have a teacher assistant to considerations for setting up a classroom for teachers; and from developing friends, to moving house and choosing a school for families. It is the ultimate guide for teachers, parents and all professionals supporting children with autism spectrum disorder, including Aspergers, ADD, ADHD, ODD and other developmental delays.

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The Motor Skill Flip-Book Program

| by Sally McNamara  -  An easy-to-use resource for therapists, teachers, aides and parents. Developed by a paediatric occupational therapist in response to demand for quick and easy motor skill programs for children. Five colour-coded areas of motor development incorporating the whole body; including core strength, shoulder stability, gross motor coordination, fine motor coordination, and pencil control skills. 100 mix and match activities of varying degrees of difficulty that can be tailored to each child, or group of children, quickly and easily. Beneficial for children who experience handwriting difficulties as well as general coordination and motor development issues. Star system allows for evaluation of skill level and the ability to track progress and set goals.

Time Timer - 20cm Medium

20cm Time Timer (Medium - previously known as large. Retains the same dimensions) | Used as an interactive teaching tool, this classroom-tested teaching aide reinforces the sense of elapsed time with a graphic depiction of the time remaining. The Time Timer can be used to set time limits, measure the duration of activities and train students to make better use of available time.

The Essential Guide to Secondary School

| by Sue Larkey & Anna Tullemans | Revised and expanded in 2016. A practical guide to secondary school. Ideas for
all staff, from curriculum engagement, accommodations, group work, homework, using technology, behaviour support, organisational skills to building independence. Includes proformas to photocopy and save you time. This book has over 100 pages of proven ideas and strategies. MASSIVE TIME SAVER for busy Teachers & Parents

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The Kids Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control


From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, this book is brimming with fun stuff to help kids feel cool, calm and collected. They will learn how to label difficult feelings, choose the perfect strategies and tools to tackle them, and use these correctly whether at home or at school. The strategies and tools are accompanied by cartoon-style illustrations, and the author includes useful tips for parents and teachers as well as handy visual charts and checklists to track learning and progress. For ages 7-14 years.

Developing Social Skills

| by Sue Larkey & Gay von Ess | A starting point for teaching and encouraging social interactions and skills for children with an autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays. It is a useful concrete and visual resource which when coupled with videoing, role playing and modeling will help young primary school age children with an autism spectrum disorder to better understand the social world around them. This book includes hundreds of ideas, social stories and worksheets. It is a great resource full of time savers for home and school.

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