Tag Archive: school

Breakfast To Go

July 20, 2019 3:18 am

I’ve had the great honor of starting the journey that is Autism with a great family. When we first met, mom had so many questions, and was clearly scared of an unpredicatable future. She asked me questions like: “Why does he flap? Is that what they call a ‘stim’?” and “What is ‘low functioning’ autism”… Read More

Dear Sticker…

October 12, 2018 2:26 am

Dear Sticker, I am SO sorry! When you were first created we never had any idea that there’d be SO MUCH PRESSURE on you to be SO MANY THINGS! A Decoration: Your shininess was supposed to add a little flair to cards or posters, but WOW have times changed! A Bribe: I’ve heard you are the… Read More

“Attention Seeking”: Is that a fair judgement?

May 12, 2018 10:17 pm

A para-professional, friend, and overall wonderful person explained to me in school one day that the child I was working with was “attention seeking”. Seeing an opportunity, I showed her exactly WHY this child was NOT ATTENTION SEEKING. We gave him all the attention he needed. He called the shots. It was a complete disaster… Read More