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Articles that focus on learning, teaching, classrooms, home-schooling, Individual Education Plans (IEP). Also includes articles on going to college.

The Value of Homeschooling Your Child with Autism Now

The Value of Homeschooling Your Child with Autism Now

As more children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), more parents are looking for alternative forms of education for their children. Any parent with a child on the autism spectrum knows that traditional education models can be challenging for children with ASD. Private programs tend to be economically exorbitant and public school special needs… Continue Reading

Top Nine Things I Wish I Had Known When My Son Started College

Top Nine Things I Wish I Had Known When My Son Started College

My 24-year-old son, Sean, was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at eight years old.  He graduated with a degree in Informatics from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, in 2017.  Sean is a voracious reader, writer, and standup comic whose greatest pleasure is correcting his mother’s use of the English language.  Now that Sean has successfully completed… Continue Reading

Ways to Prepare for Exams in the New School Year with Autism

Ways to Prepare for Exams in the New School Year with Autism

Exams can be particularly difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  As a teacher with autism, I completely understand.  Different timetables, different rooms…and that’s before you even think about worrying about doing well.  So, how can parents help? 1. Preparation Many children with ASD struggle if they are not in their routine. It’s therefore… Continue Reading

The Best Academic Choice for Your Child’s Needs – A Special Guide to Educational Options

The Best Academic Choice for Your Child’s Needs – A Special Guide to Educational Options

As parents who quickly become attuned to our child’s strengths, struggles, and achievements, it can be daunting to imagine handing our kid off to a teacher come August. We hope these new adults in our child’s life understand our child just as well as we do. Selecting the right academic environment for your student may… Continue Reading

Autism Schools and Education Facilities – The Ultimate Guide

Autism Schools and Education Facilities – The Ultimate Guide

As we all know, no two children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder are alike.  Experts agree, children with autism learn differently and have a wide range of developmental and educational needs. Unfortunately, teachers and support staff are often unfamiliar with the special needs of kids diagnosed with autism and struggle to teach them effectively.  And,… Continue Reading