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I'm Failing Them All

My boss always pushes hands on activities, but the only reason we have the kids in groups is so they can handle a group educational setting after transition. 186 more words

Mental Illness

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is the latest instructional method for classroom management. PBIS is designed to support students in achieving social, emotional, and academic success. 397 more words


During my student teaching I learned SO MUCH. I student taught at the county school near my university. Through the grapevine, I had heard of how awful that school system… 1,463 more words


Mama doesn't always know best

If you have read my writing even once, you likely know that my 12 year old son, Zion, has autism.

He was diagnosed when he was 2. 783 more words


Important Life Skills to Teach our Next Generation

As a parent who succeeded in raising two young men, I was always cognizant of teaching them to be independent and knowing how to live their life by themselves.   158 more words

Classroom Management

What are the Positive Aspects of Being Autistic?

Many of you know about the socially negative characteristics of an Autistic person.  Now, step back and consider the positive characteristics of a child or adult who has been designed with Autism.   79 more words

Classroom Management

What Betsy DeVos Needs To Know About Being A Kid With Disabilities

If you are like me, your head may have exploded watching parts of the DeVos hearings.  I wanted to put a face on what her policies might result so I reflected on my own experience for my Huffington Post blog.   40 more words