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Halloween can be a scary day for your child, but not just because of the ghosts and goblins.  Remember that your child thrives on structure, routine, and sameness.  Hearing your doorbell ring, seeing strangers, and looking at costumes can be pretty overwhelming.  You and your...

Stop children from running out of your classroom, by using stop signs. I will never forget the year that my principal gave me a classroom with THREE EXITS and 8 children with severe autism…not a good combination to say the least.  If you have students that...

Do something for yourself! What have you done for yourself lately?  I know how difficult it is to find time to take care of YOU!  Between work, taking care of your child, maintaining your home, and finding time with your partner, who has time to sit...

Try writing notes to your students instead of using constant verbal cues. Do you have a student who becomes more overwhelmed when you give him verbal directions?  Perhaps he has sensory integration challenges and your verbal cues are putting him over the edge.  Instead of...

If your child tends to escape during homework time, modify his tasks. Some children run away when the going gets tough.  Homework can be challenging for your child, especially if he has been holding himself together all day at school.  When it comes time to sit...