About Emma

Emma is a 37-year-old mother of two. One of the two, son Ian, is autistic. She is also currently earning her master's in special education with an autism endorsement.

Posts by Emma

Social Skills: 4 steps to help your child engage in conversation

For children with social skills deficits, starting a conversation can be a difficult part of daily life. Here are 4 steps to help your child engage in conversation....

Taking Turns: how to make it easier for your child with special needs

Taking turns is one of the most critical social skills needed in day-today life. Here are 9 ideas that will help teach turn taking to your child. ...

Please remove the stress from assessments, tests & evaluations

With all the distractions, can a child possibly perform to their maximum potential? What is the ideal testing environment and when will we find it?...