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Making Learning Fun Teaching Pivotal Skills 0

Making Learning Fun: Teaching Pivotal Skills

Teaching Pivotal Skills Jordan is a four-year-old child with autism. He has a limited vocabulary and typically communicates his needs and wants by acting out, aggressively. This behavior has become...

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...

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...