Sandra Matthews » Welcome


                                                                       Mrs. Matthews 
Welcome to my website!  I am excited to be a part of the Rickman Elementary Family and strive to best meet the unique needs of our individual students.  If you ever have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me by school visit, email, Remind App., or by phone at 498-2825.  I am honored to work with you and your child.  My school e-mail is [email protected]
 Students may benefit from:
*develop a set routine or visual schedule and stick to it
     (schedules can help reduce anxiety)
            Schedule Helpers:
            *Do 2 Learn
*communication/picture systems
*know what is expected of them related to academics
      (any structured learning is beneficial)
*create a work space for them
*set high expectations
*have patience
*take breaks
*sensory activities, calming spaces, visual supports
*go outside
*go on a scavenger hunt (inside or outside)
*READ, READ, READ - make it fun.
                                                           Student Activities:
Please click on the links to the right to navigate this site.  You will find lesson plans and activities to do with your child.
 *Speech therapy and occupational  therapy activities are listed under the resources and related services tab (to the right).  Scroll to the bottom of the page.  These activities have a red symbol by them.