Category Archives: Special Ed

Tips for Enjoying an Autism-Friendly Halloween

[Source:  ABA Learning Lab] Halloween is upon us, and that means most kids (and some adults) are eagerly anticipating dressing up in their favorite costume and enjoying the spoils of trick-or-treating.  We grab our biggest pillowcases, our parents make sure … Continue reading


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School Psych Corner: Emotional Self Regulation: Techniques for Teaching

[Source:  Crisis Prevention.com via School Psyched] What is emotional self regulation? Emotional self regulation is the ability to monitor and manage our own behavior. With self regulation, we can calm ourselves down when we’re distressed, and pick ourselves up when … Continue reading


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Six Children’s Books on Diversity and Acceptance of Self and Others

[Source:  Friendship Circle.org] Have a child, grandchild or student who is not coping well because he feels different from his friends and classmates? So often children feel they are “different” than their peers. Whether it is a perception or a … Continue reading


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Peds Tx Corner: Social Behavior Starts with Social Thought: The Four Steps of Perspective Taking

Editor’s Note:   Thank you to School Psyched, Your School Psychologist for featuring this article.    You can follow her HERE Students (including adults) usually respond that social thinking is only used while within a social interaction, such as hanging out … Continue reading


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Free Montessori Inspired Apple Unit – Over 40 Activities

Editor’s Note:  I love Montessori, and the blog Carrots Are Orange.   Marnie has collecting in one post, over 40 activities from a variety of fine child development blogs, in fine and medium motor, sensory, language, sorting, patterning and more. … Continue reading


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