Adventures in Tutoring

Contact: Erin Jackson 801-376-9765
Located in Spanish Fork, UT

Individual and group tutoring services for students with mild (resource)-severe disabilities.

Speech Therapy for students of all ages.

Preschool services available for children with or without disabilities. Sign up now for fall preschool sessions. Monday, Wednesday, & Friday $75 a month (2 days) $100 a month (3 days). Ages 3-5
In preschool we will work on Zoo-Phonics, beginning numbers, shapes, colors, social skills, behavioral skills, language, communication, fine and gross motor, coloring, writing, cutting, crafts, and music.

Are you worried about your child's progress or regression over the summer months sign up for tutoring to give your kiddos that extra help to put them on the right track for the next school year

Group tutoring with 2-6 students is $15 per hour
Individual tutoring is $25 per hour
Individual tutoring at the child's home starts at $45 per hour
Half Hour Individual tutoring - $15 per half hour

Services Available: Academic Tutoring, Social Skills, Motor Skills both fine and gross motor, Language Skills (speech background), Behavioral Skills (including behavior plans for home/school), Augmentative Communication (PECS-High end Technology) IEP help and support

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Elephant and Piggie!

Elephant and Piggie by Mo Willems!
I love the Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems! These books are fun, creative, and maintain the kids attention. Here are just a few reasons why you should pick up these books today:
1. The characters are the same in each book so children will get to know Gerald and Piggie
2. The characters show their emotions clearly (excellent for kiddos with disabilities) 
3. There aren't any excessive words on a page, it is also written with thought talking bubbles above the characters heads
4. You can use the Gerald and Piggie stuffed animals to act out the book
5. The books teach about friendship, sharing, difference, and much more!

Elephant and Piggie Comic Strip
My students love the elephant and piggie books. When we have library time I see them trying to retell the story in their own words, acting it out with puppets, or stuffed animals, and requesting a read aloud. I used the graphics from Mo Willems to create a few simple story outlines for the kids to create their own story. The students loved this idea and came up with some extremely creative stories.  Comic Strip Printable


  1. Hi Erin!
    I found your blog today while looking for Piggie and Elephant stuff. I gave my class one of your comic strip sheets and they loved it! I ended up blogging about it and gave you full credit and a shout-out. Thank you so much!
    BTW, I see you have a house full of spaniels. We have a cocker crossed with a King Charles (we think). You can see me holding him in my "about me" pic. I LOVE spaniels. Yours are very cute!
    Take care and thanks again.

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