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Project ECHO: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Special Challenges in Scary Places
15th May

2020

On March 16, 2017, Dr. Tina Iyama-Kurtycz presented on, “Autism Spectrum Disorder: Special Challenges in Scary Places” for Project ECHO by UW Health and the UW Department of Surgery. Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) ...

Special Education Teacher Must-Haves – Teaching Autism
8th Apr

2020

This school year is going by so fast. And before you know it, you’ll be having that chance to order some new supplies for your classroom for the new year. Or, maybe you’ll be starting your first every year in special education! Which is why today I ...

Tips for Parents turned Homeschool Special Education Teachers
29th Mar

2020

Imagine starting a brand new job. One that is technically complicated and requires a depth of knowledge and understanding that you do not yet possess. Also- you will not have a supervisor, or training before you start. Did I mention you possess no ...

Coronavirus could decimate services for special needs children and adults
26th Mar

2020

Crucial services to families of special needs children and adults could be decimated by coronavirus. Day services could close indefinitely as part of the response to coronavirus. The coronavirus is threatening to decimate the services for families of ...

Data Collection in Special Education Tips
13th Mar

2020

One of the struggles in our lives – data collection in special education. It’s tough, let’s face it. And it’s probably not your most loved part of the job. But, it doesn’t have to be that tough! Today I’m sharing with you my top 10 tips to ...

Single Parenting a Child With Special Needs – You Can Do It
10th Mar

2020

Being a single parent can be challenging and downright scary. But what happens when you are a single parent with a child (or children) on the autism spectrum? I know this topic doesn’t intimately touch everyone, but perhaps you know someone that is on ...

Special Ed Classroom Schedule – Teaching Autism
6th Mar

2020

“What should my special ed classroom schedule look like? Do you have an example of yours?” I can’t begin to tell you how often I get sent that through my email and social media messages. It’s more than 3 times a day on average, I would guess. I ...

Resource Prep Tips for Special Education Teachers
28th Feb

2020

I don’t know about you, but in this field I feel like I’m always prepping resources. Maybe they’re for new activities. Or maybe they’re replacing items that have gotten damaged or lost. Like that time when a student flushed his PECS symbols down ...

Autism Eye – St Andrew’s mental health unit kept in special measures
27th Feb

2020

A controversial mental health unit remains in special measures after being rated “inadequate” for the second consecutive time. St Andrew’s Healthcare Adolescent Service, in Northampton, was given the rating after a Care Quality Commission (CQC) ...

Cooking in Special Education Classroom
21st Feb

2020

Cooking is one of the lessons that we all look forward to each week in the classroom. And today, I just wanted to share some information about why it’s important to be cooking in your classroom, as well as my best tips for cooking in special education ...