Social Skills

One of my five year old students with Autism ran out of the stairwell and down the hallway, leaving an earth-shattering scream reverberating off the cream-colored tile floors of my...

To say I was shocked, the day we received my son’s autism diagnosis, would be an understatement. I was upset, angry, in denial, and above all scared. I remember thinking,...

Do you like surprises? I think for most of us a surprise holds a wonderful mixture of excitement and fear. Generally, we handle surprises pretty well because they are rare...

Having good social skills are not only extremely important, but are necessary to accomplish everyday tasks, such as maintaining relationships and being successful at a job. Most children develop social...

Last time we talked about Nonverbal Communication as one of the keys to social communication. Being able to read, understand, and use nonverbal communication is definitely one of the foundational...

About a month ago I had the opportunity to speak at a local high school about the different ways people think. It was a great experience for me, as a...