Turning Point logo
Assistive, Inclusive & Learning Technologies
by Turning Point Technology
Turning Point, PO Box 310945, New Braunfels, TX 78131-0945, USA
  Phone: (830) 608-9812   FAX: (830) 608-0882
boy with switch adapted toy
Accessible Switches
boy playing switch choice games
Switch Choice
boy with computer assisted communication

Math and Miscellaneous Curricula

Miscellaneous curricula cover math, money, switch training, cooking and other life skills, and american history broken down into to progressive skill sets
Item # Product Description Photo Price

Adapting Math Curriculum

Comprehensive Money Skills program that complies with math standards.

For students of any age who struggle with learning money math concepts this curriculum provides all the assessments, benchmarks and worksheets you need to tackle a wide range of money/math skills. 8 progressive skill sets are broken down into teachable objectives, with sequenced benchmarks to help students progress at their own pace. Skill Set One, for example, requires students to identify and name coins and bills, while Skill Set Six focuses on counting exact amounts to pay for purchases. Assessments pinpoint student strengths and deficits use only the worksheets you need. Includes over 200 illustrated, well-crafted worksheets! Authored by Judi Kinney, an experienced special education teacher and curriculum developer.


  • Spiral bound, 330 pages
  • Win/Mac CD with printable PDFs. 2003.
image of Adapting Math Curriculum



Early Learning I 2.0

Early Learning I 2.0 includes 4 activities that teach pre-reading skills. Single- and dual-switch scanning are built-in (6 different ways), and special prompts allow blind students to use all levels of difficulty.


  • Win 98-XP
  • Mac 9.0.4
screen shot of early learning 1 version 2

General Curriculum Access Math & Science Package

There is increased emphasis on students meeting state academic standards, putting pressure on teachers of students with moderate and severe disabilities. This package addresses that need in the areas of math and science.


Books are all available separately (follow their links above for more detail on these products), but buy them in this package and save $53!

image of General Curriculum Access Math & Science Package

image of General Curriculum Access Math & Science Package

Getting Real Manipulatives

Complement the Getting Real Program with this collection of manipulatives. Grades 7-adult


  • Shopping Cards: 288 full-color laminated cards illustrate food and non-food items.
  • Hands-On Money: realistic imitation money in an organizer box. 210 assorted bills and 280 full-color cardboard coins.
  • Big Display Calculator: is a dual-powered (battery/solar) calculator with a tilting LCD. Number Disks (0-20, 5-100, 10-200) display digits and number words.
  • Check Writer: two check registers with pads of checks, deposit slips and a checkbook cover.
image of Getting Real Manipulatives


Getting Real Program

A comprehensive academic curriculum for students with cognitive disabilities, Grades 7 - adult

Getting Real Program is a comprehensive academic curriculum for students with cognitive disabilities, grades 7 - adult. The pre-test, instruction and post-test sequence is ideal for IEP success. The 120 daily worksheets are linked to the tests and provide long-term relevant instruction in language arts, math and life skills. Developed by Debbie Semple and Shelia Lechler and implemented in their classroom for 15 years, the program emphasizes functional skills that can be used everyday, like money, time, survival words, check writing, following a calendar and dozens more. Worksheets and tests can be photocopied or printed from the CD-ROM. Spiral bound book, 325 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF, 2004. Supplement with Getting Real Manipulatives.

Related Product

image of Getting Real Program
Home Cooking

Life Skill Series

Home Cooking Curriculum
Conventional and microwave

Includes a 160 page instructor•s guide and a beautifully illustrated cookbook. The guide provides 38 lessons with objectives, training suggestions and reproducible recipe pages. The cookbook includes 37 healthy, easy-to-prepare conventional and microwave recipes, printed in color and black line. Cookbook pages are laminated for protection and displayed in an easel binder for easy viewing. ISBN 1-57861-061-3
Life Skill Curricula Series
Includes all 6 curricula:
Looking Good, Keeping House, Shopping Smart,
Home Cooking, Select-A-Meal, Plan Your Day.
image of Home Cooking Curriculum
All 3

One Program



Life Skills Academics Series

The Life Skills Academics Series links everyday activities to key math, health and literacy concepts. Each book covers five concepts relating to everyday situations. Includes objectives, teaching suggestions and follow-up activities. Requires students to read stories, solve problems or analyze events the characters encounter.


  • Math: Add/subtract, multiply/divide, measurement, decimals and percents.
  • Literacy: Oral communication, reading comprehension and sentence and paragraph structure.
  • Health: Risky behaviors, personal hygiene, mental health and first aid. By former special educator Ellen McPeek Glisan.

Each 75 page book includes a Win/Mac CD with PDFs to print worksheets, 2003.ISBN 1-57861-519-4 20020901N

image of life skills academic series
All 3
One Program

Math Activity Program

Standards-based, printable templates

The Math Activity Program gives your students critical hands-on practice with math, from match-to-sample to sophisticated addition and subtraction tasks. Step-by step lesson plans enable any adult in the classroom to teach math activities. Designed by special educator Judi Kinney and based on NCTM Standards. This comprehensive program features a Teacher•s Guide with sequenced skill sets.


  • Money Skills (9 Skill Sets)
  • Counting 0-20 (5 Skill Sets)
  • Add & Subtract 0-100 (7 Skill Sets)


  • Spiral bound book, 350 pp
  • Win/Mac CD with printable PDF of 248 skill templates plus supplemental materials, 2004.
image of Math Activity Program


Money Skills 1.4.1

For CD version for Mac and Windows, see Money Skills 2.0 below.

Activities that teach counting money and making change

  • Teaches American and Canadian money
  • Uses clear, realistic pictures of the money
  • Teacher can modify or replace the graphics used in the program.
  • Single and dual-switch scanning options on all difficulty levels.


  • It supports mouse, TouchWindow, PowerPad, IntelliKeys, Ke:nx OnBoard and single-switch input.
  • Mac OS 7.5 - 8.6, 3.5" disk drive,4 MB RAM (2 MB free)
screen shot and link to money skills software

Money Skills 2

If you have a Macintosh prior to Mac OS9, choose Money Skills 1.4.1 above.

Activities that teach counting money and making change:

  • Teaches American, Canadian and European money
  • Uses clear, realistic pictures of the money
  • Teacher can modify or replace the graphics used in the program
  • Single and dual-switch scanning options on all difficulty levels.


Includes Coins and Bills, Counting Money, Making Change, How Much Change, and the Store.


  • Supports mouse, TouchWindow, IntelliKeys, and single-switch input.
  • Win 98-XP
  • Mac OS 9.0.4+
screen shot and link to money skills software
Shopping Smart

Life Skill Series

Shopping Smart Curriculum

For grocery and department store


  • A 230 page instructor•s guide featuring illustrated step-by-step sequences of grocery and department store shopping. Lesson plans provide objectives, data forms and training suggestions.
  • The 288 laminated cards illustrate food and non-food items and function as a picture-based shopping list at the store.
  • The pocket book displays up to 50 cards.

ISBN 1-57861-046-X 19911101N. Part of the Life Skill Curricula Series

Life Skill Curricula Series
Includes all 6 curricula:
Looking Good, Keeping House, Shopping Smart,
Home Cooking, Select-A-Meal, Plan Your Day.
image of Shopping Smart Curriculum

Shopping Smart
Life Skills Series




Stepping Out Curriculum

Newly updated Stepping Out takes instruction out of the classroom and into the community. Students learn a balanced blend of skills from shopping to banking to doing laundry on planned, supervised outings. The curriculum sets lesson plans for 19 standard outings, plus additional personalized activities. A unique collection of 23 Stepping Out Cues help students perform activities without requiring prerequisite academic skills. The cues can be long-term adaptations or faded as skills develop. Dozens of structured classroom activities prepare students for community experiences. Assessments and parent involvement forms help advance community-based instruction goals in the IEP. Print out extra cues and supplemental material from the CD-ROM. Spiral bound book, 285 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF of cues plus supplemental materials, 2004. Two sets of Stepping Out Cues.

image of Stepping Out book and CD

1 User

5 Users


Switching on American History

Do you have students who need an accessible curriculum yet are working on learning how to make choices? Switching On American History (formerly called I KNOW American History) is for your students. Includes Biographies, Westward Movement, Colonial Americans, Industrial Revolution and American Symbols. Select one of three language levels to meet each students' learning and language level. Intellikeys Overlay CD sold separately. Test the student's comprehension of American History with the Test Me, Score Me module sold separately.


  • Win ME-XP,128MB RAM
  • Mac OS 8.1-9.2/OSX Classic, 128MB RAM
screen shot of american history software
1 User
5 Users
1 User

5 Users

Test Me, Score Me authoring program

Individual Modules Supported by Test Me, Score Me

This authoring program can revolutionize what we know about what students have learned. How many times have we said, "I know he knows that information. I know he does. He just can't tell me." Test Me, Score Me can solve this dilemma. Create tests with yes/no or multiple-choice answers. Use pictures, movies, text and speech. Use items that are familiar to the student, or use new items to check for generalization. Set up the questions, ask them, and then let the computer keep score of the answers.

Individual Modules Covered

  • Teach me to talk
  • American history
  • Science (habitats and earth)
  • Functional foods
  • Early learning basic and advanced concepts
  • Nouns (initial, medial, & final sounds and blends


  • 256MB RAM
  • Win ME/2000/XP
  • Mac OS8.1-9.2/OSX
screen shot of Test Me, Score Me
1 User
5 Users

WordWise Program: Spanish and English

Combines pictures, words, speech and print features to form a language curriculum in Spanish and English. Ideal for ESL students with special needs.


WordWise CD-ROM, Language Cards, Master Cards Book and the Functional Literacy Workbook.


  • Multimedia assessment and teaching program.
  • Configurable.
  • 588 laminated picture language cards: Fronts have pictures, backs have English/Spanish.
  • Master Cards Book: 588 illustrations from Cards as black-line masters for photocopying.
  • Categories included: Nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, expressions & familiar places.
  • Functional Literacy Workbook: includes over 100 progressive, reinforcing exercises.
  • Reproducible worksheets: in English and Spanish.
image of WordWise Program

Shipping and Discounts

  • Discount for multiple items: call 877-608-9812.
  • CALCULATE shipping for P.O.'s
  • Shipping out of continental US: requires additional funds. Please EMAIL before your purchase.
  • Click here for our page on international shipping.

Sales Tips

  • PayPal a problem?: Fax your P.O. to 830-608-0882.
  • Prices can change without notice.
  • Before returning an item, get RMA#, call (877) 608-9812.
  • Add On Items require $50 concurrent purchase