10 Steps in Avoiding Holiday Upsets in Children

10 Steps in Avoiding Holiday Upsets in Children  The holiday season is upon us, and for those of us who have a child with a disability, suffers from anxiety or sensory sensitivities it can be … [Read more...]

Strategies for Teaching Students with Aspergers

Although with the recent revisions to the DSM 5 have nullified the diagnosis of Asperger's, the students who have had a prior diagnosis of this are still in existence and will be in your classrooms. … [Read more...]

Oh the POWER of the Spoon

This post is a compilation of an earlier post made before we had launched the new website... Many additional scenarios have taken place since the original post so I wanted to update you regarding the … [Read more...]

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...]

No More Meltdowns, Dr. Jed Baker (Book Review)

Meltdowns You know what I am referring to! Those episodes of behavior that as, an adult, you feel at a total loss of control! It might happen at the store, restaurant, school, or even at home. … [Read more...]

WHY?? Professional Crisis Management

Hello my fellow warrior moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers! Having a child on the spectrum or with special needs is a daunting task in itself, but having a child who is continually growing … [Read more...]

Gone to Quick: Spring Break 2012

Spring Break came and was gone in the blink of an eye. It is amazing how some weeks seem to last forever, you know the ones, where we work like dogs and can't wait for a break while weeks like Spring … [Read more...]