Promoting Independence: Looking to the Future

The future for your students starts today.  Their success and their possibilities down the road are tightly linked to what you are doing for them now.  In education we often become so hyper-focused on the present that we allow it alone to guide our teaching.  For our students with disabilities, we often first … Continue reading

The Seattle Seahawk’s Inadvertent Influence on Autism. Part 1

We are all born with strengths and deficits. Those who play to their strengths will grow into champions.  And for those who find ways to turn their deficits into strengths, the road to becoming a champion is much quicker and rewarding.  When sitting down with an individual with High Functioning Autism, you quickly learn of their “deficit” of having a “highly-restricted … Continue reading