Special Education


 

Motor Development

Social/Emotional

Additional Resources by Skill

Comprehension

Read for at least 20 minutes a day and write about it.

Track Your Thinking

 

Vocabulary & Grammar

Free Rice

Khan Academy Grammar Practice

 

Writing

TED Ed Comma Story

TED Ed: Become a Slam Poet

 

Phonics

Starfall

Brain Pop Jr.

Online Reading Resources

Overdrive
Use your Madison Student ID to borrow eBooks and audiobooks.You can also download the free app on any mobile device and/or send eBooks to your Kindle.

Newsela

  • Sign in with your Madison Google account.
  • Choose an article.
  • Click the drop down menu in the right hand corner to change the reading (lexile) level.
  • Read and answer the quiz questions.
     

Instructional Websites

Kate Messner's Resources

  • A growing collection of resources from authors and illustrators. 
  • Provides resources for discussing the Coronavirus with kids
  • Includes read alouds and drawing/writing mini-lessons!

Khan Academy

  • Video tutorials and practice for a variety of grade levels, subject areas, and content. 
  • -Click on courses in the top left to select a subject and grade level

Brain Pop

  • Select activities by subject area.
  • There are also options for Brain Pop Jr. (Grades K-3) and Brain Pop ELL on the bottom
     

TED Ed

  • Watch videos, answer optional questions, and discuss with others.

Quizlet

  • Sign up for a free account with your Madison e-mail.
  • Browse study sets by subject.

Speech and Language

Physical Therapy Resources

Online Subscription Programs

We provide a variety of online learning programs for students who receive special education.  Below are online programs which are purchased for individual students. If your child has an account, their special education case manager provided them with their username and password.  If you would like an account for your child, please contact the Director of Special Education, Dr. Liz Battaglia, to see if the program will meet your child’s needs.

IXL Math and Reading IXL combines a comprehensive K-12 curriculum, the Real-Time Diagnostic, personalized guidance, and actionable analytics to give you everything you need to personalize instruction and help students progress faster.

Learning Ally Is a website which provides audio access to books for individuals with reading, print, or visual disabilities.  

Lexia- is a program which allows students to work independently to develop critical reading and language skills through individualized, motivating learning paths. Student login for computers: https://www.lexiacore5.com. For mobile devices, please download the app from the Apple Store.

Secondary Resources

For secondary transition activities, please complete activities from the CT Transition Community of Practice 

For high school students, explore post-high school options and create a resume on Naviance

Start transition planning at any age by using  Charting the Life Course planning tools.

For middle and high school students, review “Stepping Forward: A Self-Advocacy Guide for Middle and High School Students.”


 

Disclaimer

Every school has posted learning opportunities for students during the school closure.  If your child is not able to access grade level materials due to requiring accommodations or modifications in their Individual Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan, please contact Dr. Liz Battaglia to ensure your child has equal access to the general education materials during the closure.