When Upset Turns Violent | Emma's Hope Book - "...If you cannot speak or cannot rely on verbal speech when upset, were you able to type? Would that have helped? Is there anything that might help/would have helped? Do you have advice for parents? Do you have advice for those who are under the care of another person?"
I have gotten a bunch of emails lately about IEP goal writing and while I feel like I could write a long, rambling novel about this topic – I will try to keep this short and sweet. I know we all know about IEP goals being measurable. But what does measurable really mean? And how … … Continue reading →
With Autism Awareness Month coming up, this is timely but sad. Check out another mom's point of view here : http://www.babble.com/kid/1-in-50-school-age-kids-have-an-autism-diagnosis-what-does-it-really-mean/
Ariane Zurcher - On the topic of violence... A brilliant, must read. "I had to relearn everything I was taught about children, about communication and about respect. I had to learn that “noncompliance” is really just self advocacy and that it’s actually a positive character trait! That has made all the difference."