What do we want? Ideal situations for all of our students. When do we want them? Years ago! For change to happen, better ideas have to present themselves. Sure, some school systems are catching on – but sometimes they need a nudge. How do we effectively..
Family members and professionals are often puzzled about what to do when an individual begins to ask repetitive questions. Like most things that involve individuals across the autism spectrum, the answer is not simple and clear cut. Instead, it is depende..
Stories ripped from the headlines from parents on their child’s experience with bullying. “My daughter is a wonderful, adorable, sweet child with Down syndrome. The bullying she encountered started in elementary school and has followed her to midd..
Parents are invested in improving their child’s vocabulary and reading skills. This is especially import for a child who has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This article provides a different spin on parent opportunities to help one’s child buil..
Attention – When should I be concerned and who do I contact? Most children develop appropriate levels of focused attention during their school years. But some children may continue to demonstrate difficulties keeping attention and focus. Wh..
Building Early Mathematics Skills Math is more than adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing numbers. Developing early math skills helps build critical thinking and problem solving skills for young children. Rest assured, there’s no need to hire..
In an effort to help families with children who will be turning three years old navigate the transition to preschool process, we have provided a timeline of major milestones and events to help you with your planning. Your service coordinator and early int..
This past week, common core state standards plan for US K-12 students in the areas of English and math was released. The new standards were written by teachers, experts and administrators in the field of education to help prepare students for college and ..
OPTION 1 You may choose to complete this description of your child and send it to the Child Study Team Contact Person before the Evaluation or Individualized Education Program meeting to provide a picture of your child which may be used in establishing yo..
Understanding Attention Spans of Young Children Attention problems in children, and their potential impact on learning, have been in the media spotlight for several years. As a result, many parents want to be alert to any early signs of attention span i..