November 20, 2019

I wanted to share a fun way that I practiced counting out items from a set with one of my students. But first, I’ll give a little bit of a background about natural reinforcers and why using them is such a powerful teaching strategy.

When working with children on commun...

November 15, 2019

This was one of my favorite books growing up. I spent hours finding the clues on each page and trying to solve the mystery of who stole the feast at Horace the Elephant's eleventh birthday party. The book is clever, fun, engaging, and the illustrations are beautiful.


November 12, 2019

If you've been following this page for a while, you probably know that one of my favorite teaching strategies is to incorporate my students' interests into whatever I'm teaching. It makes learning more fun for the students and they're often more engaged in the learning...

November 6, 2019

One of the things I teach to my science tutoring students most often is coding and computer programming.

There are so many fun programs and activities available now for teaching these skills to kids and many of my students with autism love them and do a great job with...

November 1, 2019

One of my students loves ocean animals, so I try to use that interest to choose activities that are fun for him and give us opportunities to work on language/communication and academics.

If you have a child or student who would enjoy making a project like this (and you...

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