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Investing in Self-Reflection: A Resolution for the New Year

“Happy New Year!” This time of year, and specifically those words, often lead one through a customary self-reflection of the previous year—personally and professionally—with recollections of the good, the bad, and the indifferent in hopes of setting new goals. January 1st brings optimism for a new beginning, the perspective of a fresh start and, with that, the potential of new and successful outcomes. With the custom of setting new year’s resolutions, the new year makes one stop and commit to acknowledging what he or she would like to do better and/or accomplish in the new year. While it is helpful to [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:35+00:00January 10th, 2018|

Investing in Self-Reflection: A Resolution for the New Year

“Happy New Year!” This time of year, and specifically those words, often lead one through a customary self-reflection of the previous year—personally and professionally—with recollections of the good, the bad, and the indifferent in hopes of setting new goals. January 1st brings optimism for a new beginning, the perspective of a fresh start and, with that, the potential of new and successful outcomes. With the custom of setting new year’s resolutions, the new year makes one stop and commit to acknowledging what he or she would like to do better and/or accomplish in the new year. While it is helpful to [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:35+00:00January 10th, 2018|

Using Social Stories to Support Autism Students’ Learning

Navigating the autism community and differentiating between what may be “the buzz” and what is an evidenced-based strategy is often difficult for teachers and parents alike. Further compounding this navigation is that the media often covers only fads, or “quick fixes,” rather than those strategies that have been consistently and successfully adopted by teachers. One strategy that has remained steadfast through the years—and despite various critics—is Social Stories™. Discovered by Carol Gray in 1990, Social Stories are brief stories, accompanied by pictures when needed, to help students understand specific social situations. Social Stories are "a situation, skill, or concept [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:42+00:00March 15th, 2017|