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Jannike Johnsen
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Update and social story freebie
I moved to Colorado last June and truly enjoyed my environment and my new school. I was sharing a caseload with another teacher. We combined an Autism program with another program that serves students with more severe disabilities. The big focus was life sk...

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lesson plans
I n my last post, I shared my new lesson planner format. In this post, I am sharing the overarching lesson plans for two of my groups: Teacher time and Language Arts. Last semester, my struggle was to have something up and running, with a focus on schedules...

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Five For Fraturday Linky post
I have always liked this linky.  I have found many wonderful bloggers through here, and enjoy reading everyone's 5 things for that week. I feel like I get to know the bloggers a little better, too, as there are often personal items added in to the 5 things....

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New state, new position
Starting this fall, I will officially be a Colorado blogger. AND, I am moving to High School! I am pretty excited about this change. Not only will it be sunnier (that's a big deal for this Seattleite!!!), but the focus is on life skills, which to me is wher...

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Sensory diet
What exactly is a sensory diet? It is basically a schedule of sensory input deliberately placed into a student's day that helps them to regulate their sensory (touch, taste, smell, auditory, visual, proprioceptive, and/or vestibular input) needs. It's impor...

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Update/Cool life skills website
Update- I will be moving to Colorado at the end of June. I have applied and interviewed for several positions. I have another interview on Monday and likely a couple more in the next week or so. These are high school and middle school life skills programs. ...

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Long time no see
It's been awhile. It's been an exhausting year and one of the first things to go was this blog. First a Hashimoto's diagnosis and recently Eppstein Barr and Cytomegalo Virus diagnoses. What all that means is I am DOG TIRED.  You get the idea. It's a struggl...

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New Schedules
I have 3 new students this year that have very limited academic skills, are low, or not verbal, and/or have many behavioral issues (aggression, running, screaming, yelling and growling, hitting, hair pulling, biting, pinching, kicking, spitting, masturbatio...

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Behavior
We are well into our school year  and I am just now starting to recover. It's interesting how 3 new students can totally change everything, from classroom set up, to schedules, to what I am teaching, and to how much I interact with students. I also didn't f...

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Paraprofessional Support +free handbook
Our school year with students was supposed to start on Sept. 9th, instead we went on strike. I was super busy as a Zone and picket captain, and this blog kind of fell by the wayside. However, we are now done with the strike and school started last Thursday ...
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