Back To School and The Battle of the Distracters

One month into school and things have been going well except for one thing.  Johnny trying to get used to the very busy schedule of Grade 3, the new teacher and classroom, and trying to become more independent. I was on twitter when I saw this great resource posted about BRAIN DISTRACTORS. One of the…

How To Spot A Meltdown

I saw this great resource the other day on twitter shared by @ONTSpecialNeeds: Know the difference between between tantrum vs. meltdown. pic.twitter.com/JwJAR4aSYN — ONTSpecialNeeds (@ONTSpecialNeeds) January 18, 2015 I’ve noticed over the past year that any posts that I have done regarding tantrums and meltdowns have been popular so I am going to try and…

The History of Autism

A very kind reader sent me this informative link to the “History of a Autism” from the Master’s in Special Education website. Thank you Tayshia 🙂 I am not sure I feel comfortable with the words “symptoms” when describing Autism or the parents in the illustration trying to interact with their child through a large…