The Special Education Parent Resource Center (PRC) is a user-friendly resource for parents of special needs students. Our goals include:
- helping reinforce skills (academic, social, sensory, life skills, etc.) with which the student may be struggling, by providing materials/activities to practice those skills at home, in a natural environment.
- serving as a link between parents/families and the IWCS Special Education department or services, through available resources.
Samples for Reading/Language Arts include skills in the following areas:
Reading Fluency Main Idea
Reading for Details Summarizing
Making Inferences Cause & Effect
Boardgames for Reading Comprehension Level 1 (Grades 1-2) and Level 2 (Grades 3-5).
Predicting Outcomes, Following Directions, Reading for Details, Informational Text, Sequencing, Inferences, Context Clues
Early Literacy skills:
Phonological Awareness Beginning Sounds Alphabet Ready for Preschool Backpack of Activities Letter Sounds
Rhyming Sequencing Retelling Short Vowel Phonics Game Long Vowel Phonics Game Vowel Teams
Learning Sight Words Emergent Readers Ending Sounds Middle Sounds Phonics Flip Books Opposites
Vocabulary Word Building Syllables
Math materials to help with the following skills - (Grades PK - 5th/6th, most with hands-on activities).
Numbers Counting Comparing Numbers Patterning Shapes Addition Subtraction Telling Time
Money Geometry Place Value Measurement and Data Multi-step Problem Solving Fractions
Multiplication Division Operations Decimals Volume Angles/ Symmetry Algebraic Thinking