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Being a teacher

4 May

Love it.

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How do YOU learn?

10 Feb

You have to learn a new skill. Do you prefer to read about it, watch someone else do it, hear someone describe it, or try it yourself?

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How to write Social Stories

4 Feb

The role of social stories are to explain situations that may happen between people in daily life. These might be the most ordinary of situations, but not all students understand the unspoken rules regarding the situation.

Let’s look at something simple.

Meeting and greeting someone. Continue reading

The autistic writing room

3 Feb

For a child with autism it depends what you want them to write, as to what kind of writing room is best. Continue reading

Re-creating and teaching ‘happy’

31 Jan

I spoke to the local autism advisor today to get some input on how to teach the child I mentioned who does not know what happy is. We had an interesting conversation. 

First she asked me what the purpose was of him being able to know this. Continue reading