March 23, 2020

Hi everyone!

I've been using the teaching strategy of video modeling for years and it's a great, evidence-based practice for students with autism. I also did my dissertation for my PhD about video modeling, so it's a strategy that I was forced to know a lot about, LOL....

March 20, 2020

This is a really cute little story and I made a bunch of learning activities for one of my students to go with it. We did all of these activities over three days and it was really fun.

The first thing I did was teach my student the vocabulary words “wide” and “narrow....

March 18, 2020

Just as a note about this blog post, I'm making this list of my recently posted activities and news so that I can easily link to it from my Instagram page.

"What is a Coupon?" Instructional Story:

Visual Schedu...

March 16, 2020

I wasn't planning on launching this course until summer, but I've decided to go ahead and try to have it ready sooner, in case your have children at home from school and are looking for activities for them to do.

I've been teaching 3D modeling to students with autism o...

March 14, 2020

I made this quick activity for one of my students, so I thought I'd share it. You can have the student read the pages to know which colors to make the trains, so it's kind of like a reading assessment too.

You can download it here:

March 12, 2020

I was looking through some old files on my computer and I came across this math mini-unit that allows students to practice the vocabulary words "columns" and "rows." It also just briefly introduces the concept of interpreting a bar graph.

So, I updated it and also made...

March 8, 2020

I've been working on animal habitats lately with one of my students who loves animals, and we did a fun desert animal report and craft that could easily be adapted for lots of different kids.

We first read about the desert animal habitat using these resources, then he c...

March 1, 2020

One of the teaching approaches that I use the most is what I call “Play to Learn.” Whenever I can, I try to use fun activities or subjects that a child loves in order to teach language and academics. You can find lots of ways I do this on my blog.

A more “formal” term...

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