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 […]
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.
We all want our children to be empathic and kind, but how do we help them understand that concept? Here’s a fun activity that allows us to do something creative with our kids while opening up a conversation about other people’s needs. Also, many children prefer to learn by using visual aids. This activity is […]
Playdates benefit ALL children for practicing critical social skills on which future relationships will be built. The benefits of playdates include increasing confidence; improving social decision making; and practicing skills in an adult-supervised yet natural setting. Playing together allows kids to be a part of the action BUT many kids prefer to play in a […]