We in education are not in the business of changing the world, we are in the business of changing worlds. If we want to bring our absolute best for kids every single day this is a vision we cannot loose sight of. I was personally reminded of this a … Continue reading
As a new school year approaches, a number of worries can manifest for students with autism and their families. While educators do need to ensure steps are taken to help … Continue reading
Students who periodically escalate have an unfair disadvantage as they transition to new teachers during the span of their education. Most often long before the educator actually meets the learner, they hear of the horror stories, they hear of the tales of disruption and destruction, and they hear of the struggles that they … Continue reading
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A student’s escalation cycle can have a great amount of detail, from the specific observable behaviors at each level to the carefully crafted interventions. I shared with you earlier this great visual to help represent the big picture of a child’s escalation and … Continue reading
Your room looks like a small tornado just ran through it. The chairs are tipped over, books and paper clutter the floor, and your ears are still ringing from the screaming. The well planned lesson you had put together was ruined by another escalation and now the rest of … Continue reading
When a child with autism begins to escalate their mind can become just as overwhelmed as their body. In order to effectively support them through the encountered trigger you may need to help your … Continue reading