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Student Rewards without the junk food! Have I mentioned that I’m tired of all the junk food at my daughter’s elementary school? And I am not talking about what they’re serving in the cafeteria. Student Rewards, Classroom Rewards, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Behavior Management, Classroom Management, Student Council, School Psychology

Student rewards…that aren’t junk food!

Have I mentioned that I’m tired of all the junk food at my daughter’s elementary school? And I am not talking about what they’re serving in the cafeteria. I am talking about the junk food that’s constantly being used for rewards, parties and activities. Here are just a few examples… “Box top” prizes where winning …

The Difference Between IEPs and 504 Plans: Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans are similar but different. Learn how they compare in what they provide and the processes and laws involved. 504 Plan, Self Advocacy, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Teaching Special Education, School Social Work, School Psychology, Learning Disabilities, Speech And Language, Language Arts

The Difference Between IEPs and 504 Plans

Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans are similar but different. See how they compare in what they provide and the processes and laws involved.

Benefits of Assessing Learning Styles of Your Students and Intervening Early Assessing Learning Styles of Your Students and Early Intervention.Assessing Learning Styles of Your Students and Early Intervention. Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Learning Styles Activities, Teaching Biology, Stem Activities, Teaching Tools, Formation Continue, Teaching Style, Differentiated Instruction

The Benefits of Assessing Learning Styles of Your Students and Intervening Early

This article discusses the benefits of assessing the learning styles of students early on and using them reduce the number of special education referrals.

Toys & jewelry that stimulate for fidgeters. be they babies teething, or adults or kids on the spectrum. Life Skills Classroom, Aspergers Autism, High Functioning Autism, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Body Jewelry Shop, Autism Sensory, Autism Parenting, Sensory Processing Disorder, Emotional Development

Stimtastic Chewable Jewelry, Stim Toys and Fidgets

Stimtastic is affordable stim toys, chewable jewelry and fidgets for Autistic adults and teens (and kids too!). Owned by an Autistic person, Stimtastic celebrates stimming as a natural part of life on the spectrum.

A study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders indicated that siblings of those on the spectrum may struggle with employment, relationship, and mental health issues as adults. Different Types Of Autism, Autism Research, Autism Resources, Mental Health Issues, Aspergers, Reduce Stress, In My Feelings, Disability, Siblings

SFARI | Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) aims to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance.

Cody beck reads a book that was assigned by his teacher at grenada middle school. Education English, Elementary Education, Mental Health Facilities, Science Anchor Charts, American Children, Quotes For Kids, Education Quotes, Educational Technology, Special Education

For Many With Disabilities, Special Education Leads To Jail - Disability Scoop

Far too often, students with disabilities end up on a path to prison when their behavioral and emotional issues are not well addressed at school, experts say.

Easy Dinner Recipes for Picky Eaters is One Of the Beloved Dinner Recipes Of Many Persons Round the World. Besides Simple to Produce and Good Taste, This Easy Dinner Recipes for Picky Eaters Also Healthy Indeed. Pastas Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Little Lunch, Baby Eating, Toddler Snacks, Kid Friendly Meals, Healthy Kids, Healthy Snacks, Baby Food Recipes

Your Kids Table

Your Kid's Table is game changing sensory diet info, picky eating strategies, and feeding milestone guides for kids and toddlers!

The Paperback of the The Everyday Advocate: Standing Up for Your Child with Autism or Other Special Needs by Areva Martin Esq. Autistic Children, Children With Autism, Autism Books, Autism Learning, Book Annotation, Stand Up For Yourself, Autism Spectrum Disorder, New Students, Libros

The Everyday Advocate

The Everyday Advocate book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As an individual rights attorney and parent of an autistic chi...

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Fashion lines designed for people with Down's syndrome

Ashley DeReamus and her mother Connie from Hoover, Alabama, have founded Ashley By Design, one of two new fashion lines designed specifically for people with Down syndrome.

If my teacher demanded eye contact I obediently did so, but at a price. I would float out of my body, hover up near the ceiling and look down, watching the little girl of me.Painted Words: Aspects of Autism Translated on Ollibean Aspergers, Asd, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, My Teacher, Special Education, Ceiling, Eyes

Autism and Eye Contact by Judy Endow, MSW

Autism and Eyecontact: If my teacher demanded eye contact I obediently did so, but at a price. I would float out of my body, hover up near the ceiling and look down, watching the little girl of me. Judy Endow.Painted Words: Aspects of Autism Translated on Ollibean

CDC estimates 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder Latest snapshot shows proportion of children with autism and higher IQ on the rise Speech Language Therapy, Speech And Language, Speech Therapy, Speech Pathology, Aspergers, Asd, Autism Resources, Autism Articles, Autism Awareness

Study Offers Clues To Soaring Autism Rates - Disability Scoop

The substantial rise in autism in recent years is primarily, but not entirely, due to changes in how the developmental disorder is defined and reported, a new study suggests.

Active Acceptance: Why Does It Matter? When it comes to opposing the cure culture and tragedy rhetoric that perpetuates the dehumanization and abuse of autistic people, some people ask, Why does it. Autism Blogs, Autism Resources, Aspergers, Asd, What Is Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Acceptance, What Is Like

Active Acceptance: Why Does It Matter?

Active Acceptance: Why Does It Matter? When it comes to opposing the cure culture and tragedy rhetoric that perpetuates the dehumanization and abuse of autistic people, some people ask, Why does it...

Eye-Opening Ads Show What It's Like For Kids With Learning And Attention Issues Learning Disabilities, School Counseling, Learning Centers, What Is Like, Disability, Special Education, Parenting, Adhd, Classroom

Eye-Opening Ads Show What It's Like For Kids With Learning And Attention Issues

According to the National Center For Learning Disabilities , one in five kids ...

The Liftware Spoon is a simple device but it’s making a huge impact on the lives of those living with essential tremors or Parkinson’s disease by simply making it easier to eat for them. Tremors Hand, Essential Tremors, Adaptive Equipment, Oral Motor, Aging In Place, Assistive Technology, Medical Technology, Technology News, Intelligent Design

'Anti-shake' spoon allows Parkinson's sufferers to eat soup again

Google has purchased the rights to the 'Liftware' spoon (pictured). Electronics in the handle can cancel out shakes and tremors by 70 per cent.

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Day #30 – Social Cues

You may have already noticed that I use the term 'social cues' in this blog. Of all things we experience with our child on the spectrum, this could be the most difficult. What are social cues? Social cues are the signals people send through body language and expressions. ((http://www.ncld.org/parents-child-disabilities/social-emotional-skills/types-of-social-cues) Simply put, he has difficulty noticing and responding to…

Jerry Seinfeld: 'I think of myself more as a sportsman than as an artist.' Photograph: Christopher Lane for the Guardian Jessica Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld, Austin Kleon, Moving To Florida, Could Play, Cheap Wedding Invitations, Stand Up Comedy, Open Letter, Human Nature

An Open Letter to Jerry Seinfeld

Dear Jerry, I feel I may call you Jerry now, instead of Mr. Seinfeld, for you have declared that you are one of us: those on the autism spectrum. That means you have declared yourself to be a member of my neurotribe and at least a cousin, if not a brother. Welcome to the family.…