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Bridging The Communication Gap With Signs

There's a lot involved with learning to talk including motor planning, breath control, coordination of the mouth, tongue, vocal chords, and muscles. If one or more of those components isn't working properly, especially for children on the spectrum, speech may be severely delayed or not develop at all. Just because a child is not speaking, … Continue reading Bridging The Communication Gap With Signs

everything you need to know about IEPs

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST IEP

Your very first IEP can be nerve racking - all those meetings, evaluations and paperwork. I know, I've been there. Whether you're transitioning from early intervention or starting your little one with services for the very first time, I'm here to help you through it all. First things first If your child has been receiving … Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST IEP

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welcome ♥

Thanks for stopping by! I write mainly about being a mom and our atypical family, hoping to reach other moms who need support raising and understanding children with autism spectrum and sensory processing challenges. And, on occasion, I'll share some flash fiction stories and poetry. I really appreciate that you found me and hope some … Continue reading welcome ♥