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

Teaching Honesty to People with Aspergers and Other Social Language Challenges

For as long as I can remember, the very popular phrase "Honesty is the Best Policy".  While there are many others, I remember hearing this one frequently in classrooms, in church, and at home.  It is true, honesty equals peace. And peace is priceless.  Recently on a list serve to which I belong the question … Continue reading Teaching Honesty to People with Aspergers and Other Social Language Challenges