Nov/Dec 2020

Special Artisan and Crafter Adam Flasterstein 0

Special Artisan and Crafter Adam Flasterstein

Adam Flasterstein Age: 26 Disorder: Autism/Intellectual disability Style of Art: Shell painting As told to us by his mom, Elaine Adam Flasterstein, 26, is a multi-media artist. He uses collected...

Family Chat SOS Prioritizing Self-Care 0

Family Chat: S.O.S.: Prioritizing Self-Care

  We talk about why caring for yourself is important, what interferes with self-care, and how to make self-care a priority. (Nov. 2020) Video Link: https://youtu.be/3XoZxXKaZt4 Related Article: Oxygen: Caring...

Special Artisan and Crafter Kodie Smith 0

Special Artisan and Crafter Kodie Smith

Kodie Smith Age: 22 Disorder: Duplication of Chromosome 16p.11.2 -12 Style of Art: Multi-Media As told to us by her mom, Kristy Kodie Smith, 22, is a multi-media artist. She...

Special Artisan and Crafter Lila Morrow 0

Special Artisan and Crafter Lila Morrow

Lila Morrow Age: 7 Disorder: Down syndrome Style of Art: beading – ID lanyards As told to us by her mom, Lainey Lila Morrow Lila, our youngest crafter at seven...

Special Artisan and Crafter Austin Bruder 0

Special Artisan and Crafter Austin Bruder

Austin Bruder Age: 14 Disability/Disorder: Dysgraphia and ADHD Style of Art: Woodworking As told to us by his mom, Lynn Austin Bruder, 14, is very much into woodworking. He learned...

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Step by Step: Being a Replacement Teacher

In our previous article, ‘Why is Challenging Behavior Happening?’, we examined the circumstances and outcomes that explain why behavioral challenges occur. One of the key take-aways is that, in order...

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Let’s Go Turkey Bowling

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays of the year. The smell of the Fall leaves and the turkey baking in the oven brings me back to my youthful years....