01/31/2024

Fostering Inclusive Learning Environments: A Comprehensive Guide for Supporting Adult Learners with Autism in the Community

Creating an inclusive and supportive community for adult learners with autism necessitates a concerted effort from all team members. By understanding and addressing each individual’s unique […]
11/16/2023

Empowering Adult Learners with Special Needs: Building Life Skills for Independence

In a world that constantly evolves, the pursuit of lifelong learning is crucial for personal growth and development. For adults with special needs, navigating the complexities […]
10/10/2023

The Benefits of Virtual Teaching for Special Needs Students in the School System

In recent years, virtual teaching has gained significant prominence in the public and/or private school system, offering a unique set of advantages for students of all […]
04/07/2023

How Do I Teach Writing Skills To My Child With Special Needs?

Writing assignments for students with special needs can be one of those activities that creates dread, anxiety, resistance, or all of the above.  Writing taps into […]
02/27/2023

How Do I Manage Anxiety With My Child With Special Needs?

Anxiety can be the worry or fear about tasks or situations that we face every day, whether it is something we experience alone or in our […]
01/25/2023

Strategies to Help Your Child’s Memory

The memory system is used to work on homework/tests, remember events, learn new skills, and to complete everyday known tasks. However, many of our students with […]
12/13/2022

How to Survive the Holiday Season With a Special Needs Child

The holiday season can be quite stressful with all of the planning, gift giving, decorating, and meal preparations.  However, how much more anxiety do our friends […]
11/16/2022

How Do I Teach My High Schooler with Special Needs Time Management Skills?

Teaching time management to a learner with special needs will take patience, perseverance, and knowing the right skills to teach.  Here I list a few ideas […]
10/10/2022

What is Transition Planning for Learners with Special Needs?

When educators use the word “transition planning” they are referring to the idea of creating a plan that maps out the path for our students, family […]
09/14/2022

How do I Help Learners with Special Needs Reduce Stress?

Stress can affect everyone, no matter the age or ability.  It shows up differently from one person to the next, however, the pain and symptoms are […]
08/11/2022

How Do I Create a Balanced Start to the New School Year?

Starting a new school year can be stressful for the entire family.  However, there are several strategies to use that would reduce anxiety and develop a […]
04/28/2022

How Do I Prevent Learned Helplessness with My Child with Special Needs?

So, what is learned helplessness?  It is the process of one person completing the task for another person, even if that person is capable of doing […]