Parents of children with autism and other special needs are leaving public schools in Australia in favor of homeschooling.Because families do not have to register with their governments, official homeschooling numbers in the Land Down Under are unknown, but estimates put the current number as high as 30,000. If true, that means homeschooling has doubled […]
These printables provide great resources for families with children on the autistic spectrum. I really hope some of your families can find these useful. Kori At Home has first experience and an interesting perspective as a mom of a teenager on the autistic spectrum. The printables can be used to create a visual schedule that […]
Children need to be trained to behave properly, because – while we love them dearly – parents can recognize that this doesn’t come naturally for most kids. There are several ways to teach your child acceptable behavior, and this free, printable mini-book will explain options to respond to external conflict. There is an instructional video that […]
Children love to create art, but not every child is comfortable with every art medium. If you are teaching a child with special needs, it’s important to consider the environment and her specific likes and dislikes. It may require more thought on your part, but it is possible! Check out this podcast and its episode […]
If you are the parent of a child with autism, I don’t need to tell you how stressful your life is. You are always “on” and there are many unanswered questions. Hopefully you already have a support system in place, but chances are that there are needs that go unmet. Here are free Resources for Families […]
Some autistic children thrive on routine and repetition. If you are the parent of one of these children, perhaps you will find these free, printable cards helpful. They are designed to serve autistic children as a visual schedule or as cues to appropriate social skills.Click here to download your free printables! (Click on an item of the […]
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This is a thoughtful worksheet designed to help boys with Asperger’s develop conversational skills with girls. Boys with Asperger’s and other autism spectrum disorders often find the world of typical girl interests completely bewildering. These free worksheets are designed with the visual learner in mind and offers ways to teach boys how to converse with young ladies. “Talk-to-Mom” […]