Lámh Sign For Father

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Sign For Father

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Sign For Father

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Hi there,

Welcome to the sign of the week.

Father’s Day is almost upon us and we will be celebrating our father’s and the father figures in our lives: grandad’s, uncles, brothers and dear friends who have looked after and helped us over the years.

I can’t wait to see all the lovely arts and crafts children will be doing for their loved ones.

So in this video I am teaching you a sign you will surely need for this—the sign for FATHER.

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Lámh Sign For Summer

Lámh Sign For Summer

Sign of The Week – SUMMER.
Today you will learn the sign for SUMMER. I know, I know, it’s quite chilly outside for May. But we are officially in the sunny season, so let’s get ready to enjoy the outdoors as soon as the sun comes out…

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All Lámh signs used on this website are with reference to the official Lámh website. 

You can find more information, advice, courses, training, resources and research etc on the official Lámh website.

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Lámh Sign For Animal

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Sign For Animal

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Sign For Animal

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Hi there,

Welcome to the sign of the week.

Good weather brings outdoor activities and local trips with the little ones. I can’t wait to visit our local pet farm and the zoo soon; it’s been too long since we enjoyed these wonderful family days out. 

Do your students love animals as much as my students do? I bet they do. 

In this video, I am teaching you the sign for ANIMAL.

You can practice this by singing children’s favourite songs, such as Old McDonald, or by reading books with animals on them, such as Brown Bear.

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Lámh Sign For Summer

Lámh Sign For Summer

Sign of The Week – SUMMER.
Today you will learn the sign for SUMMER. I know, I know, it’s quite chilly outside for May. But we are officially in the sunny season, so let’s get ready to enjoy the outdoors as soon as the sun comes out…

read more

Subscribe to my newsletter and learn a new sign every week, read one of my articles or watch my video blogs where I answer questions I receive from primary school teachers, special needs assistants, and early years educators of children with autism.

All Lámh signs used on this website are with reference to the official Lámh website. 

You can find more information, advice, courses, training, resources and research etc on the official Lámh website.

www.lamh.org

Lámh Sign For Summer

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Sign For Summer

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Sign For Summer

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Hi there,

Welcome to the sign of the week.

Lámh Sign For Summer

In this video you will learn the sign for SUMMER. I know, I know, it’s quite chilly outside for May this year, but we are officially in the sunny season, so let’s get ready to enjoy the outdoors as soon as the sun comes out 🙂

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Lámh Sign For Summer

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Sign of The Week – SUMMER.
Today you will learn the sign for SUMMER. I know, I know, it’s quite chilly outside for May. But we are officially in the sunny season, so let’s get ready to enjoy the outdoors as soon as the sun comes out…

read more

Subscribe to my newsletter and learn a new sign every week, read one of my articles or watch my video blogs where I answer questions I receive from primary school teachers, special needs assistants, and early years educators of children with autism.

All Lámh signs used on this website are with reference to the official Lámh website. 

You can find more information, advice, courses, training, resources and research etc on the official Lámh website.

www.lamh.org

Tip #1 – Call and say hi!

Tips For Teachers: Tip #1 – Call and say hi!

Tips For Teachers: Tip #1 – Call and say hi!

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Call and say Hi!

The current school year is coming to an end soon, and we are all starting to look at the list of new students we will be working with next September.

If you are going to be working with a student with special educational needs in September, I have some tips for you.

Today I will share Tip 1:

Call and say Hi!

Yes, the first tip is as simple as calling the child´s parents and introduce yourself.

All parents may be a bit anxious when children start preschool or school for the first time. This anxiety is undoubtedly more significant if the child has additional needs.

These anxieties and worries can be relieved by the school or preschool making contact with the family.

Even if not all the information is available at this point, such as how much support the child will receive or the SNA allocated, families will appreciate being contacted.

Acknowledge the fact that the child will be in your class and briefly share how you plan to support him/her. For example, let them know that you will be offering an appointment for the child to visit the school, when will they know which SNAs is allocated to the child, and offer to answer any questions they may have.

Families will be relieved to see that you are already thinking of them and planning for their child starting in your class.

If you would like more support and guidance on working with children with special needs next September, check out my 2-day summer course.

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Lámh Sign For Quick

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Sign For Quick

Sign Of The Week: Lámh Sign For Quick

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Hi there,

Welcome to the sign of the week.

This video will teach you a sign you can use while playing fun games with all children in the class. It is the sign for QUICK.

Quick/fast and slow are some of the opposite words I teach to my students. I initially used pictures to teach these, but I quickly realised that it didn’t make too much sense for my students to learn these concepts from images, so I had to figure out a better way. 

It’s more fun and effective teaching quick and slow with movement and music activities, or if you are up for it, race with your students to see how “quick” they can run.

I also practice these concepts with parachute games. We shake the parachute quick and then slow. I can assure you all children will love it, and you will hear lots of giggles.

Remember to use Lámh signs or pictures so students with language delay can also participate in the games.

I hope you have fun practising the concept and sign for QUICK.

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Sign of The Week – SUMMER.
Today you will learn the sign for SUMMER. I know, I know, it’s quite chilly outside for May. But we are officially in the sunny season, so let’s get ready to enjoy the outdoors as soon as the sun comes out…

read more

Subscribe to my newsletter and learn a new sign every week, read one of my articles or watch my video blogs where I answer questions I receive from primary school teachers, special needs assistants, and early years educators of children with autism.

All Lámh signs used on this website are with reference to the official Lámh website. 

You can find more information, advice, courses, training, resources and research etc on the official Lámh website.

www.lamh.org