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8 Ways to Make Recess More Fun for Students with Autism

By Benjamin Farrey-Latz, author of I Can Learn Social Skills! Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up If you were to poll students in elementary school classrooms with the question, What is your favorite part of … Continue reading

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Sensory Breaks for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Benjamin Farrey-Latz, author of I Can Learn Social Skills! Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up Even if you don’t work directly with students with special needs, you’ve probably heard that children (and adults) with … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Supplies for Your Special Education Classroom

By Andrew Hawk The beginning of the school year is an exciting and busy time for teachers. Having just prepared for the beginning of my twelfth year as a teacher, I can honestly say that I am still just as … Continue reading

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Anger Management for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Elizabeth Reeve, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Anger, something we all feel and learn to cope with, can be difficult to manage for people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Controlling anger … Continue reading

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Does Your Child Need a Mental Health Evaluation?

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun Young children achieve their developmental milestones through engaging in life—moving, acting, speaking, learning, and playing—and while development isn’t perfectly linear, developmental milestones are expected to occur within a certain range. … Continue reading

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