Back To School and The Battle of the Distracters

One month into school and things have been going well except for one thing. ย 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 โ€” 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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…