Category Archives: Autism

Happy Mother’s Day to the Autism Warrior Mamas

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With another celebration upon us, I think it appropriate to stop for a moment just to chat, momheart-to-momheart. Between you […]

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A Less Serious Post About a Seriously Powerful Tool: The Daily Schedule

In my last post, I gave an example of using a schedule to support learning and success in an activity. […]

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Using Picture Schedules and Functional Activity Routines

Doing anything that is outside of the norm for our ASD kiddos (or, honestly, even many neurotypical young children) will […]

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Using a Picture Book to Teach Core Vocabulary, Concepts and Routines

How to Select the “Right” Picture Book: If you are looking for a book to prepare your child for an […]

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Using Picture Books to Introduce Holidays

Both with my own children and in my clinical practice, I typically introduce a holiday using a picture book. Well, […]

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Some Days are Just Different

While working with her in a preschool program for children with autism at the UTD-Callier Center in Dallas, Texas, Dr. […]

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It’s Holiday Time!

Coming from the perspective of a fellow parent of young children, I think we can all agree that sometimes we […]

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Taking a Quick Stop for a Little Academic Lesson

A Few New Words and Foundational Principles: Before I can really get going on our little travel guide, I need […]

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The Beginning

The Journey: Imagine that you are on a cross-country road trip. You have planned your route exquisitely—first, via the side […]

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