Starting the Year Right

The beginning of the school year fills us all (parents, teachers, and students alike) with anxiety and excitement.  We all come at the new year with lots of expectations. That first day can be an adventure as we try to teach classroom rules and routines. Video Stories are a great way to start everyone off…

My Own Words

Ean is a fascinating, bright, and complicated individual with autism who loves to engage with his peers and teachers.  He is a comedian and is thrilled by the response he gets, whether positive or negative.  He was previously labeled “nonverbal” because he had very limited language.  He was echolalic, which means that he could repeat…

Star of the Show

Erik gave us a run for our money, quite literally.  He would run outside and inspect the sprinkler heads to make sure there was no dirt on them, not because he was really that fascinated with sprinkler heads, but because he enjoyed the thrill of running the show, being the center of attention, and essentially…