EVERYONE HAS A STORY TO TELL

FOCUSING ON CONNECTIONS AND ORAL NARRATIVES Narratives.  Stories.  We all tell them.  We learn from them. We teach with them. We listen to them . For young learners, narrative demands begin with a simple question, "How was your day?"  No matter your child's ability, language level, speech intelligibility, and cognition; we want this simple question to … Continue reading EVERYONE HAS A STORY TO TELL

The Burden of Challenging Behavior for Children with Autism

How We Set Up Children With Autism and Behavior Challenges to Fail  Today I watched a child answer questions accurately, give great answers, generate a story all the while his shoes were off, he was jumping out of his seat every three seconds, and making silly faces.  Focusing and marveling at his ability to multi-task … Continue reading The Burden of Challenging Behavior for Children with Autism