Communication, Uncategorized

School Communication Supports for Autistic Kids

One way I communicate at school is with Communication cards I wear on a lanyard. These are cards that tell what I need or want by showing the teacher (or another person) a card. I usually don’t feel comfortable at the beginning of the year showing the teacher though because new teachers don’t feel safe… Continue reading School Communication Supports for Autistic Kids

Communication

The Truth about Lying

Sometimes its big things. Sometimes just little things. But, big or small, in can appear to others that my little Miss has an almost obsessional desire for what others might perceive as ‘bold face lying’. Just recently to her psychologist of all people, Miss declared that she didn’t have a white board. Now, anyone who… Continue reading The Truth about Lying

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On Oral Sensitivities

Are you crunchy food or soft food orientated? Sensory challenges are common for children (and adults) on the spectrum. Oral sensitivities can be especially challenging when it comes to nutrition necessary for healthy development.

Emotions & Feelings, Uncategorized

Green Days make me feel Yellow

Scared is purple and blue. Its everything. Its too many people. Its noise I don't know is coming. Its people touching me. Its when people ask me questions. Its really scary when something is new or different.  Going to a party is scary. Almost everything is scary. Happy is yellow. Its going to the beach.… Continue reading Green Days make me feel Yellow