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Wordy Wednesday...Data!!!

I was having one of those days yesterday where I just needed some feedback. Well, let me be more specific. I needed some feedback that wasn’t negative. 226 more words


Baby Steps of Improvement

I cannot have him subjected to this. I would prefer to always tube feed him if he cannot learn to eat without being force-fed. There is no pleasure in it for him or for the person feeding him. 820 more words

Every Minute Counts

Babel Fish Anyone?

I have to apologise to those of you who had a two-lined post delivered to your inbox. This was technological incompetence on my part and happened because I am at the time of writing this on a mobile phone, undertaking a weekend’s bed-rest trying to heel ulcers on my feet. 672 more words

Occupational Therapy Workshop

What’s the Problem? 

  • People in Merthyr are un-happy
  • It has a negative name for itself
  • High unemployment rate
  • Children are lacking motivation 

This was a key question to ask, we need to under the surface. 142 more words

Individual Project

How do we see up close?

“I can’t see the board” is a common reason children come for their first eye exam. But problems seeing close are more closely related to academic success then distance vision problems. 718 more words

Convergence Insufficiency

Skateboarding coach Greg Dwyer on working with an autistic child

In Mesa, Kids That Rip Skateboard School offers skateboarding lessons for children with autism. Greg Dwyer, one of the coaches at Kids That Rip, has been giving lessons to an autistic boy named Ethan at the skatepark. 480 more words

Another Year, Another IEP Update.

It’s that time of year again! Time to meet with the school regarding B and his IEP. This year is a little easier because we didn’t have to go through reassessment… 416 more words