Valentine Candy Conversation Hearts I feel like candy conversation hearts are like black jellybeans or Peeps. Or candy corn. People either love them or hate them. I am on team #lovethem but I also love Necco wafers. But not the pink ones. So I guess the same would be true for pink candy hearts. If […]
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Philadelphia Mummers If you live in Philadelphia, you know what a Mummer is. But if you’re not from around here, you are probably wondering, “what the heck is a Mummer?” I’ll get to that in a minute. I was approached locally to share some of the information about the new Mummers parade route. My response […]
Holiday Social Stories This list of Holiday Social Stories and Christmas Social Stories was compiled by popular request. Every year, I dig up this post and go over a couple of them with my autistic son. Social stories about Christmas are so important. There are many free social stories here on this site. Think about […]
The Dreidel Game + Hanukkah Activities Happy Hanukkah! It’s coming up soon. I like to teach my kids about all the major holidays and customs, even if we are not that ethnicity or religion. My sons both started playing the dreidel game in preschool and now one still asks for it. Personally, I think it’s […]
Simple Valentine Crafts for Special Needs Finding Valentine’s Day crafts and activities for a young adult with disabilities can be tough. I’m not one of those Moms who does all kinds of crafts with her kids. But honestly, in the winter months it is nice to have a few ideas on hand. When we get […]
An Inclusive Valentine’s Day Soon, all across the country, children will exchange Valentines with their classmates. Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here and I don’t see it disappearing anytime soon. Sure, it kind of is a holiday that was made more important by the marketing machine. But I see nothing wrong with […]