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15 Kids Apps for Learning Disabilities. Make Your Own Tactile Vest for Children with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities. The Challenge: I had a student who didn't have much movement.

Make Your Own Tactile Vest for Children with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities

Her arms were usually bent at the elbow with hands semi-fisted at her chest. I wanted her to explore. How could I keep things always available to her without having them fall away? The Tactile Vest was born! A Teen's Guide To Autism. Soaring Eagle Academy Shining Stars. 15 Must-Have Social-Emotional Books for the Classroom - WeAreTeachers. Elementary school is a time for tremendous academic, as well as, personal growth.

15 Must-Have Social-Emotional Books for the Classroom - WeAreTeachers

And we care about reading, writing, math, and the sciences. We really do! Understanding The Spectrum - "Art is Quite useless" Best Books About Autism. Even before my son was diagnosed with autism, I did a lot of reading about the diagnosis, either in the form of research or personal blog posts.

Best Books About Autism

But I absolutely prefer reading a physical book about the topic. In fact, I usually have a stack of four or five books about autism on my nightstand, just waiting for me to read. However, I end up reading one and then adding at least two more to the pile. So I don't see my tower of autism books decreasing any time soon. There's just always so much to read and learn about when it comes to autism. Overcoming Dyslexia Teaching Series: Tools and products. Why saying "calm down" doesn't actually work. It’s something I have written about a lot on here.

Why saying "calm down" doesn't actually work

Spirited kids, difficult kids, intense kids…helping them calm down, teaching them tactics to calm themselves. It’s something that we all understand as parents, what it means to calm down. But guess who doesn’t? Which Laws Do What? IDEA, Section 504, Americans With Disabilities Act. What I Wish People Understood About My Child With ADHD. To help gain awareness about ADHD in children, I conducted an interview with two extraordinary six year olds (One with ADHD and one without).

What I Wish People Understood About My Child With ADHD

I posted the interview on YouTube and it gained popularity very quickly. (It currently has over 210,000 views.) The positive feedback I received from the public is astounding and I want to thank each and every one of you for your support. When I tell people that my daughter has ADHD, they automatically assume she is constantly running around nonstop like the Energizer Bunny and a nightmare for her teachers. Neither are true, of course.