Emotions

I never realised how much we took knowing our emotions for granted. I can’t remember learning emotions, I can’t remember having to figure out what emotions suit what situation. If someone fell over, I knew that it was sad. If someone was being nice to me I knew to be happy.  MO however doesn’t know…

Special Ed vs mainstream

This past few weeks we have been inundated with assessments for support and for different services that are in our new area.   As BBG is now 18 months we are now understanding a little bit more about her condition. We are understanding that her communication is very limited, we are understanding that her understanding…

Worry Plaque Review

MO gets extremely anxious because of his autism. If things aren’t exactly right or if our routine changes at all, MO can’t handle it. His stims are on overdrive, he can’t calm down and he is just generally can’t control his anxiety.   So when I was offered the Irish Fairy Door Company’s Worry Plaque…

Educational Worksheets

I was recently approached by Education.com to review their educational worksheets. I chose to do the Autumn Subtraction Worksheet with MO. This was perfect and so simple to use that MO once we explained how to use the sheet, sat and worked through everything by himself. It gave him independence and completely boosted his self…