Book Review: Asperger Syndrome: The Oasis Guide

Title: Asperger Syndrome: The Oasis Guide Author: Patricia Romanowski Bashe Publisher: Harmony Books Date: 2014 (3rd rev ed) Pages: 564 [Disclaimer: I was provided a free copy of this book in exchange for my fair and unbiased review. I was in no way compensated or asked to write a favorable review. There you go.] This… Continue reading Book Review: Asperger Syndrome: The Oasis Guide

Book Review: Autism Breakthrough

Title: Autism Breakthrough Author: Raun K Kaufman Publisher: St Martin's Press Year: 204 Pages: 341 (e-book) Autism Treatment Center of America Autism Breakthrough: Additional Content Autism Treatment Center of America: Facebook The Son-Rise Program: Blog [I am required by FCC law to inform you that I received a free e-copy of this book in exchange… Continue reading Book Review: Autism Breakthrough

500 Words Per Day: Testing Anxiety

I read an article today that had something to do with Jerry Seinfeld. I'm a huge fan of Seinfeld to the extent that I still laugh out-loud when watching the reruns in syndication. The article had something to do with something called the 'Seinfeld Strategy.' I haven't the slightest idea if there is any truth… Continue reading 500 Words Per Day: Testing Anxiety

Learning to Read Faces: A Sorting Task

Everyday, typically developing students and adults absorb and interpret thousands of pieces of data. Students in special education classes absorb these data too, but oftentimes have a great deal of difficulty interpreting their meaning. This, in turn, makes daily communication a chore for most students. Furthermore, not knowing how to interpret the data received often… Continue reading Learning to Read Faces: A Sorting Task

Building Curriculum: Recycle, Reuse

Building Tasks: Recycling Old Stuff Without doubt, one of the best aspects of being a teacher is that we get to make tasks (or games, or jobs, or modified curriculum). I love making up ways for my students to learn how to tell time without them having to actually stare at a clock (for example).… Continue reading Building Curriculum: Recycle, Reuse