Building Language Communication is the most primary impairment of children on the autism spectrum. It is difficult to address because it is not merely a delay, whereby the child is late in aquiring language but experiences no difficulty once they do. ASD children have language disorders that make the acquisition and use of language very […]
There is a great interview today at Montessori for Everyone with Michelle Lane of the Lane Montessori School for Autism in Toronto. The blending of the Montessori Method and Applied Behavior Analysis is a wonderful idea as the two methods have a great deal in common. You can bet I’ll be looking into it a […]
<i>The Experts</i> "You should leave schooling your child to the experts.""There are experts who can deal with that for you.""Read this book, it’s written by an expert.""You should really call in an expert for him/her." A few phrases that you will hear over the course of your home educating experience. These phrases tend to pop […]
Learning Styles So you are going to homeschool your autistic child. Everyone, absolutely everyone, thinks you are nuts. The pediatrician, the speech therapist, the O/T, your parents, your husband’s parents, all the family members, all the experts tell you to put the kid in public school where they have experts to deal with this. You […]
Ryan: "Mom you smell so good today." Me: "Thanks honey, but what do I smell like (a dangerous query I realize) I’m not wearing perfume." Ryan: "The stuff you clean the furniture with and bacon." So who wants to develop the Lemon Pledge/Bacon perfume with me?