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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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“The Incredible 5-Point Scale”

What it is: A method for teachers or parents of children who need help understanding emotions and their effects Who it’s for: Students with Autism or students who have a difficult time understanding, classifying, or controlling their emotions What you’ll need: All materials can be found on http://www.5pointscale.com This strategy was presented to me in my recent … Continue reading