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Tips on Behavior Management: Reinforcement v. Punishment

Contributed by Oksana Huk, ECLC Ho-Ho-Kus School Psychologist

The terms reinforcement and punishment are often used when discussing behavior management, but their definitions are often misunderstood. 383 more words

Dream a little dream

As far back as I can remember I have been a very vivid dreamer.  I can still remember dreams that I had as a child in exquisite detail and feeling. 367 more words

Autism

Kids with LDs: Let’s not DIS their ABILITIES

“Imagine the difference it could make if we focused on the strengths of                   people with learning disabilities instead of their weaknesses.”                                                    (Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario… 552 more words

Parenting

F.A.T city

A long time ago I saw this video, back when i was a teenager. It changed the way i looked at education. It made me remember the importance of time, of language and of tone. 50 more words

Articles

How to Teach a Student with Classic Autism to Take a Break in a Safe Place

This is how to use a student’s autism against him. It will be helpful for teachers who work with students with classic autism who may be prone to self-injury, interpersonal aggression, or object aggression during meltdowns. 803 more words

Autism

Your Child Has Aspergers : You Are Not A Bad Parent

Your child comes home from school. A question as innocent as how was your day ignites your child with Asperger’s into a meltdown the size of a volcanic eruption akin with the intensity of  Mt Saint Helens. 1,088 more words

Autism Spectrum