Social Skills: How to Teach a Child to be Angry (and sin not)

This is the 3rd installment of the Social Skills series. If you have not read the previous two, I would encourage you to do so HERE and HERE. As humans we all experience moments of anger. … [Read more...]

Social Skills: Teaching In Everyday Moments

This is part 2 of Social Skills to target in ASD children: How to use everyday moments to teach social skills to ASD children. Find part 1 HERE. As part of the basic social skills required, it is … [Read more...]

Social Skills: Targeted in ASD Children

When raising a child on the Autism Spectrum or teaching this child in the classroom, we are often at a loss as to where to start first. We often get so overwhelmed we want to throw our hands up in the … [Read more...]

A Sane & Scheduled Summer

For most kids and especially teachers and school personnel, the countdown to summer begins in August when the first week of school is in session. It is the time of year we look forward to all year. … [Read more...]

Save your Summer & your Sanity

And although we look forward to this time every year, it sometimes becomes quite stressful keeping our kids entertained without breaking the bank. I have posted some of the suggestions in the … [Read more...]

Steps to Disciplining your Children Effectively

As an autism and behavior specialist who works with children and their families on a daily basis, I often come into contact with parents who are having extreme difficulties with their children of all … [Read more...]

Angry Kids: What Not to Do……..

Angry Kids: What NOT to Do..... 1. Do Not Engage in a Power Struggle: Children who are experiencing high levels of anger are in a fight or flight mode. By continuing to engage with the child you … [Read more...]

One Behavior, Two Behaviors, Three…, Four….

Thursday August 1, 2013 Our schools are seeing more and more behavioral incidents, disregard for authority and a sheer lack of responsibility in our children or students than ever before. This … [Read more...]

Encouraging SLEEP: Specific Techniques

This is the third installment of Encouraging Sleep: assisting your child become a good sleeper. Tuesday we talked about the Do's. Wednesday we talked about the Don'ts. Today we will be talking about … [Read more...]

Encouraging SLEEP: The Don'ts

This is the second installment of the series on encouraging sleep. Catch the 1st HERE. This installment includes the Sleeping DON'Ts. You know the one, this is where I tell you all the things you … [Read more...]