I recently started going back to Crossfit after taking a long break from that particular type of workout. It’s so great to be back at it. If you have never heard of Crossfit, it’s defined as constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity....

  Recently, I worked with a 9-year-old student who has high-functioning autism (I had his parent's permission to share this story). I always say that my students are my greatest teachers; this session was a prime example. This child, let’s call him Tommy, told me about some...

Have you ever met a child on the autism spectrum who did not have sensory needs?  Me neither!  You may find that several (or all) of your students have challenges sitting for extended periods of time.  Focusing and attending to tasks may also be difficult. ...