Ms. Kaitlyn's Class, Ms. Rachael's Class, Uncategorized

Soft Skills: What are They & Why Do I Need Them?

At the beginning of each year, I survey my high school classes to determine what they would like to learn about during our weekly social thinking lessons. I am always delighted to find that teenagers, without fail, are interested in learning how to be successful at a job. They expect me to teach them skills… Continue reading Soft Skills: What are They & Why Do I Need Them?

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Making Teaching Easier

It's hard to believe that I began as an SLP before you could just look up a resource on the internet and press print. Before iPad's were widely used in therapy let alone as a speech generating device. Before websites contained free educational resources reducing the need for print material.  How did I ever survive?… Continue reading Making Teaching Easier

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Does your child with Autism love Mine Craft? Well, have I got news for you!

I was so excited when I heard a podcast about Autcraft this morning, I couldn't wait another day to tell you about it.  image from: seriouslynotborning.com Stuart Duncan the father of a child with Autism is the creator of AutCraft. As its name implies AutCraft is the first online video game exclusively for children with autism.  He is… Continue reading Does your child with Autism love Mine Craft? Well, have I got news for you!