Tag Archives: school

Books on Autism, Behavior Solutions, Positive School Experience, and Disability Awareness

Parents, is school a positive or negative experience for your child? How is your child doing academically, emotionally, and socially? As a parent, you want your child to succeed in all areas of life, ...

Speaking to Your Child’s Classmates About Down Syndrome

My daughter Sophie is almost fourteen. She has Down syndrome. She’s in eighth grade and has been mainstreamed since her earliest preschool days. A few weeks ago, she invited me to speak at Career...

Why Kids Have Trouble Sitting Still—and What Parents and Teachers Can Do About It

It’s the second most frequent request I get in my work with teachers and parents: “My student/child has trouble sitting still. Do you have a cushion that will help?” So what’s the number-on...