Some years, my son’s team is as large as 15 or 16 people. Sure, they’re not all teachers, but I thank them all at the same time. I’m good at knowing when Teacher Appreciation Day is (usually first week of May) but there’s no way I could keep track of OT week, PT week, school […]
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Hip hip hooray for the holidays! I love the holidays, I love buying gifts for people. Looking for a gift for an autistic child? Trying to fill an Easter Basket and need some toys for toddlers with autism? All teens and tweens are difficult to buy for, so don’t beat yourself up if you are […]
It’s March and I am getting my Irish on! My dad’s side of the family is very Irish, came here from Ireland in the 1800s. I like to dig out old photos to show my kids and we talk about it and celebrate it with food. Several years ago, I was asked to share a […]
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 a holiday devoted to […]
Do you do this? We do. I always thought it was a coal region thing (my family is from Mt. Carmel and Shamokin). But I understand now that the bayberry candle tradition is a tradition for many heritages. I realize that this has nothing to do with IEPs, but here it is. Every year I […]
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. Here are some ways to adapt traditional Hanukkah activities or […]