January 30, 2019

"Take children out and teach them about the Earth...uncover that stone that's been sitting there for a while and watch all the little bugs...just get to know them. Plant a garden...work with the Earth."

- Dr. Steven Farmer

I recently read an article called "The Benefits...

January 27, 2019

I just bought this book for one of my homeschool teaching students, and it's a fantastic resource! I'm not an artist or art teacher specifically, but I found the book very easy to use. It looks to me like it takes the basics of art and breaks them down into fun and eas...

January 23, 2019

As a homeschool teacher and tutor for kids/teens in-person and online, one of my specializations is working with children and teens who have difficulty with understanding math, retaining math content, and/or anxiety about math. So, I'm always looking for strategies to...

January 19, 2019

Priming is a strategy that we can use to help a student with autism prepare for upcoming activities. With priming, you're essentially "previewing" activities or information with a student before he or she participates in that activity. This helps make the activity more...

January 11, 2019

Making a sticker picture can be a fun way for your child to work on language skills. What I like to do is buy a pack of stickers that relate to a child's interest, and give the child opportunities for the child to ask for stickers. In ABA, we refer to this as "manding,...

January 7, 2019

If you've been following me a while, you know I think it's important to teach science to students with autism. With all of the other skills our students are working on, science is easy to overlook. It might not seem as important as communication or social skills, but i...

January 3, 2019

What Is It? All About Reading is a ready-to-use, minimal-prep curriculum that incorporates multisensory and hands-on elements for approximate ages of preschool through fourth grade.

Why I Love It:

• All About Reading is an easy-to-use and engaging reading curriculum.

• It...

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