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5 Primary Tools for Communicative Play with Your Special Needs Child

5 Primary Tools for Communicative Play with Your Special Needs Child

How can we best communicate with our children?  The answer is always their preferred choice of play.  Below you will find a breakdown of the 5 primary tools for communicative play outlined in the pages of Solitary Genius: Discovering the Gifted Child Within. Solitary Genius is a memoir that touches upon the many complexities of communication… Continue Reading

Easy Ways to Teach Important Language and Leisure Skills

Easy Ways to Teach Important Language and Leisure Skills

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) benefit from direct instruction regarding leisure skills and the language that is embedded throughout these activities.  Dr. Mark and Cindy Sundberg recently presented on this topic and noted play provides a comfortable and natural way for parents and children to interact. In addition, children with autism and other language… Continue Reading

Fueling your Child’s Passion: An Educator’s Look at The Spark

Fueling your Child’s Passion: An Educator’s Look at The Spark

The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius, by Kristine Barnett, recounts her story as a mother of a child diagnosed with Asperger’s. Kristine narrates how she “lost” her son Jake to autism and her family’s journey to get him back. Jake worked with experts at home and in school, but progress was lacking, and… Continue Reading

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