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Finding Hidden Meaning in Problematic Behaviors in Kids with ASD

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] Many parents of children with Asperger’s (AS) and High-Functioning Autism (HFA) have discovered that some of their youngster’s behaviors make no obvious sense and do not serve any clear purpose. But when AS and HFA children … Continue reading

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Sensory Corner: Tips for Going Places With Sensory-Challenged Kids

Editor’s Note:  Thanks to Lindsey Biel of (www.sensorysmarts.com  and www. sensoryprocessingchallenes.com) for recommending this article.  It is an excellent one to give to the parents/guardians of your clients with sensory issues. [Source:  Child Mind.org] By Rae Jacobson One of the challenges of … Continue reading

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Special Education Corner: Why Schools Over-Discipline Children With Disabilities

[Source: The Atlantic Monthly] A quarter-century ago, on July 26, 1990, Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act to give people with disabilities equal access to services like public education. But the rate at which special-needs students are disciplined raises … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: The Language of Choice and Support

[Source Edutopia] by Alex Shevrin Language shapes our worldview. The narratives we hear around us influence our perceptions and understandings. Take Carol Dweck’s concept of fixed versus growth mindset. One of the primary tools for fostering a growth mindset is … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: 5 Tips to Help Children to Cooperate

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Do you ever find yourself thinking I wish this group of kids could just get along better?  Maybe it is during a group therapy session, a play date, recess or siblings that could benefit from some … Continue reading

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