If you are concerned that a student does not understand your directions, ask him/her to repeat them back to you or to a peer.

This website is dedicated to promoting inclusive schooling and exploring positive ways of supporting students with autism and other disabilities. Most of my work involves collaborating with schools to create environments, lessons, and experiences that are inclusive, respectful, and accessible for all learners.


Day 3: Learn

Posted on April 03, 2015 in Autism

Day 2: Listen to families

Posted on April 02, 2015 in Autism

Day 1: Include

Posted on April 01, 2015 in Autism

Autism Awareness Month: 30 Vines in 30 Days

Posted on April 01, 2015 in Autism

It’s Autism Awareness Month once again! Every year, I post for 30 days in a row to honor students on the spectrum, their families and their teachers. In the past I have shared teaching supports, book recommendations and curricular adaptation examples. This year, I am trying something new and will post a VINE (6 second) video every day of the month. These posts are based on “You’re Going to Love This Kid” and will …

What is your whale?

Posted on March 25, 2015 in Inclusion

I am so excited to post another great teaching idea from a general education teacher who is soooooo very dedicated to supporting all of the diverse learners in her classroom. This amazing educator gave me permission to share a lesson she designed with her student teacher.

The lesson is based on Pedro’s Whale, a …

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