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Need a comprehensive functional life skills list?

Hey, I'm Heather!

I’ve been on a special education island and I don’t want you to feel that way any more! I’m a special education teacher mentor, and I’m here to help self-contained special education teachers with individualized and personalized support to make self-assured educational decisions so that you can avoid the stress, overwhelm and burnout in this field.

Special education teachers are better together! I am the owner and author behind Full SPED Ahead If you’re looking to add more life skills in your classroom, get my free guide …

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Thinking about life skills for special ed students is one of the most important parts of our job as special education teachers.

Functional life skills activities are especially important at this age because our students are getting older and we want them to be valuable and independent members of society when they are finished with school.

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Student Activities

You can be the ultimate teacher for your students! Spare yourself from time-consuming curriculum creation and embrace more moments doing what fills your heart! All activities are easily prepped and differentiated to use all year long in your special education classroom. Grab pre-made activities to save you time & energy when your time is limited.

Teacher Mentoring

You do not have to be on a special education island. We are BETTER TOGETHER. The mentorship offers 1:1 coaching, group calls, tailored resources, training, and a vibrant community of like-minded educators. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting your journey, our program is here to uplift, inspire, and empower you every step of the way in your special education classroom. Join the mentorship program to unlock a world of support, guidance, and collaboration with people who GET IT.

Digital Data Collection

Ready to streamline your data collection systems? Say goodbye to stress and hello to efficiency with the exclusive mini-course! This dynamic training is designed by an educator, for educators, offering practical strategies and customizable tools to simplify data collection for students with diverse needs. Sign up today and let's make data collection a breeze together!


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