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Tapping The Potential

Here is a mother, Kristine Barnett, who decided to buck the system of spending hours of therapy per week focusing on what her autistic son Jacob could NOT do, and instead, she gave him freedom to explore his interests, and supported them. Jacob engaged in, what were considered to be “repetitive behaviors”, but instead of … Continue reading

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Love Hormone Shows Promise For Kids With Autism

Love Hormone’ Shows Promise For Kids With Autism New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that showed that a single dose of oxytocin, “the love hormone” enhanced activities of the brain associated with social tasks such as responding appropriately to people vs objects. More research is being done carried out … Continue reading

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I Need Your Advice

This article and an encounter I witnessed a few mornings ago have left me wondering how to help. On Tuesday morning, as I arrived to the elementary school where I teach and walked through the playground toward my class, I witnessed an encounter between a former student of mine and a general education student. Here’s … Continue reading