When your child is not talking and you are not sure why, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Today you will learn about language milestones and also red flags for autism. It is important to know the facts, so that you can advocate and help your child. In general, there are things…

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Autism professionals and parents tell me all the time how they struggle to get their students with autism to communicate.Their therapy sessions don’t run smoothly and they feel overwhelmed.😟 Are you therapy sessions not running smoothly? Do you feel like you are not reaching your students? Are your students struggling to communicate on their own?…

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Autism IEP goal bank will help those creating communication goals for students with autism.

Working with students with autism can be overwhelming! How can I get my student to attend to the materials I am using? How can I goal set, when there are so many areas to work on? Using a robust assessment is a great first step. The VB-MAPP ( Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program)…

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I LOVE summer!!! Talking about summer in therapy is always a treat for myself and my students. Using functional and no prep materials always makes my therapy a tad bit easier. I like to use adapted books in therapy. Using adapted books with real pictures is a functional way to address language skills for students…

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Summer social skills packet

Social skill instruction is so important! All that practice should not stop when we’re on break from school, during the summer, or distance learning at home. If you are working with students who have autism or difficulty with play and leisure skills, this FREE packet will help! I’ve compiled some fun leisure activities for elementary…

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During this time of distance learning taking a virtual field trip is a JOY!! A way to keep your students engaged. Super fun for therapists as well. We have taken virtual field trips to the zoo and aquarium. How you ask? We start by reading a book about visiting the zoo. I use our adapted…

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