Choosing a name, decorating the nursery, childproofing your home: these are important and exciting steps to take before having a baby, but if you're expecting a child with special needs, it's hardly all that's on your mind. In addition to the standard baby prep tasks,...

“Children Do Well…If They Can”

                                              Ross Greene

      I was always interested in behavior and children with challenging...

September 16, 2017

In my first year as a teacher I was unaware of the nuances of talking with parents. One of my first challenging experiences was when I thought I was delivering good news to a parent. Their child had been in my Special Education school and was doing so well I felt he wa...

The quote above from Uta Frith, a German developmental psychologist , struck me. In the time I have worked with high functioning students with autism, I found the academic task most avoided and angst provoking was handwriting. I recall student after student being refer...

During my 20 years in special education as both Teacher and Supervisor perhaps the most complex students I serve have been those whose exceptionalities are identified as both Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Emotional Disturbance (ED).  The interventions we put into...

June 4, 2017

Adolescence!

The dreaded stage of growth where teens turn into something not quite adult, but certainly not child.  It can be a scary time for parents because of the natural tendency of their teen to move away from their control. Your kid no longer mimics the behavior y...

May 17, 2017

I have often heard it said that this child just "can't get organized," or just can't seem to "plan ahead." I have close friends who never seemed to learn how to keep their house clean or make a grocery list. My daughter will still impulsively yell out a negative commen...

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