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A Word for Teachers

I will never forget the birthday gift I handed my mom when I was in third grade.

I say “handed”. I truly mean “proudly declared”. 1,079 more words

Sensory Processing Disorder

Journal of a Math Educational Therapist

I have been into my 5th year teaching mathematics to students with special needs. There are a lot of ups and downs in this journey. There are a lot of joy and sorrows that come with the job. 75 more words


The Able Act is going to be law!

I’m taking this from the PJ Star for two reasons, one it’s important for people who havechildren to know about this, and two I grew up with the boy in the story (the little brother of my best friend from grade school) and I want to brag about how awesome this kid have become. 562 more words


Reflections from Ellie

More than me, more than John, Tessa adores Ellie.  The bond that these two share is unlike any I have ever seen before. This morning, I stayed at home an extra 10 minutes so that I could see my girls wake up before I left for work.   98 more words

Down Syndrome

Shopping cart helps local 4-year-old feel “part of the world”

REGINA – Getting groceries at a local supermarket got easier for customers accompanied with children with special needs today with the addition of a special shopping cart. 323 more words


Christmas in full swing

We have all the Christmas crazies happening now.  I’ve been trying to wrap presents early mostly to keep Maura from ruining surprises for everyone after rummaging through my room.  393 more words

Special Needs

follow-up to my previous post

Something didn’t feel quite right after I published my previous post, Early Intervention. I felt I needed to clarify a few things.

I always want my blog to be helpful to those on the spectrum as well as to the parents with children on the autism spectrum. 462 more words

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