Making a Difference

Yesterday Nicole blogged about participating in the miracle of remediation. Tonight I sit in front of my television watching American Idol in which they are spotlighting poor families from around the who are suffering or dieing from AIDS, starvation, Malaria etc… and they are asking for simple donations to make a difference in the lives …


Participating in the Miracle

One of the families I work with submits their video clips each month on DVD’s complete with photo menus, music, and credits after each clip. It’s really fun to see the creativity they put into their videos! On the last two discs I noticed that they have named their “production company”. At the end of …


Construction has begun!

Well, it’s been a pretty exciting week around here this past week. We broke ground on Monday for the addition we’re putting on. Monday was just loud. There were a lot of people here working outside and we could all feel everything going on outside. There was a hole being dug, cement being crushed, it …


212° – Here We Come!

Well, after a lot of work we finally have our information ready for our new programming. All of the information is slowly making its way out to those of you who may be interested in pursuing some different instructional options with us. Since everyone gave their stories this week, I thought, why not, I have …


Life Changes

So what’s my story? It is much like Nicole and Michelle’s. As I’ve saidbefore I am a speech/language pathologist by trade and have worked in theschools for my whole career. It was about 7 years ago when I first startedworking with children on the autism spectrum in that capacity. As some ofyou may know my …


Explore, Dream, Discover

Since Nicole and Michelle tackled variations and elaborations this week in their blogs, I thought I’d try and find a cool quote to tie into that. Since everything you do can be broken down into simpler steps and can also be elaborated into different things, there is always something to do. Get out there and …


Build it up!

Nicole did a beautiful job last night talking about elaborations. She took the standpoint of looking at the final elaboration and choosing prototypes to build competence incrementally in order to achieve success in the final activity. Another way to look at this is to take the activities you might be doing already and think about …