Develop Social Skills

Holiday Happiness

Holidays can be a stressful and challenging time for everyone, but especially for the family of a child with social, emotional, or behavioral challenges.  Video Stories can be a powerful way to help the unfamiliar become comfortable and the specific holiday behaviors and rituals become routine.  You can use the Video Story to be proactive…

Gift Giving Grace

For my family, gift-giving, even at Christmas and birthdays is a slow, ceremonial process where each person takes their turn.  It includes a lot of repetitious language such as “Ooooo…  A present for me?  Wow.  What pretty wrapping.  Save the paper.  What could this be?  Oh, Thank you.  How sweet!  This is perfect!”  For my…

Love

I am in the process now of trying to create some Video Valentines with my son.  All month, we have been singing a love song that his preschool teacher is singing at school.  We sing it in the car and before bed.  Solomon has been filling in the names of the people he loves at…

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…

Be Sociable, Share!