Idioms, What Did You Say and What Do You Really Mean?

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs! Idioms or phrases that cannot be understood through their literal meaning can be rather confusing for students with language difficulties. Teaching children and students common idioms can help them navigate verbal communication with adults and peers as well as improve their writing skills. My sons had SUCH a difficult time […]

Fourth of July Tips for Kids

Summer is in full force and we have tips for kids who may struggle with sensory processing.   The 4th of July is here. Nothing like a holiday to bring family and friends together – this year is extra special because many virus restrictions are being lifted. Since we all feel like celebrating, I thought I’d […]

5 Tips to Focus on Your Child’s Positive Traits

5 Tips to Focus on Your Child’s Positive Traits Friends, I’ve done some editing on this post as I’ve become a strengths-based therapist. This is the new and improved post with focus on neurodiversity-affirming language. Yesterday I was working with my son on executive function skills. This has become a daily part of our routine. […]

Assistive Communication Devices for Children with Autism

I LOVE infographics to communicate ideas and give awesome information to my readers. Here’s another awesome graphic from our friends at Autism Parenting Magazine.   Here’s one of my earlier posts about apps for autism. It’s another awesome resource! Thanks for reading.   Let me know what assistive communication you’ve tried.

Galaxy Slime…..it’s Out of This WORLD!

When I saw this I knew immediately my readers would LOVE IT!  I’ve provided links to purchase via my Amazon Affiliate account for your convenience. Ingredients: 1 airtight container 2 5 oz bottle of clear glue 1 bottle black glitter glue 1½ cup water (separated) 1½ tsp baking soda (separated) 3 tbsp contact solution (separated) […]

Best Apps for Autism

One of the questions you ask most often is about helpful apps for kids with autism. Thanks to Autism Parenting Magazine, we have our favorite apps in one infographic! Looking for information about math for kids with autism? Check out our post with tips here. Need help with sensory and behavior trouble with kids? Here’s […]

Autism Potty Training — The Ultimate Guide

One of the topics parents and therapists always ask me is about helping children with toilet training. I love infographics. They provide awesome tips and can be shared easily. Here’s one of my favorites. Want more information? Read our earlier post about toilet training here. Interoception or awareness of your own body can be affected […]