Uniquely Wired by Julia Cook From the description: "Zak is obsessed with watches. Before that it was trains. He owns hundreds of watches and is quick to tell everyone everything about them. Zak also has autism, so he sometimes responds to the world around him in unconventional ways. As Zak describes his point of view, young readers gain a better understanding … [Read more...] about #PAFollowTheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Uniquely Wired
KSMU ~ Ozarks Public Radio featured a segment today from NPR News on seclusion and restraint, a topic often discussed among educators, families and the community. The following link contains the recorded audio from the radio broadcast, as well as written … [Read more...] about “Desperation and Broken Trust When Schools Restrain Students Or Lock Them In Rooms” ~ a segment from NPR News
Needing some #autism resources, training and/or support services for summer school or to prepare for the next school year? Project ACCESS is available to you throughout the year with all of our services in order to assist you with expanding your capacity to serve Missouri's public school students who experience Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related developmental … [Read more...] about “Winter, spring, summer or fall – all you have to do is call!” Or email. Or contact us via the web. Project ACCESS is here for you!
May 6 - 10 is 2019 Teacher Appreciation Week! Millions of children have their lives influenced ~ and sometimes dramatically improved ~ by teachers each day, setting in motion positive effects in all areas of life, including outside of the classroom and school setting. As the National PTA states: "They play a pivotal role in our children’s lives, inspiring a lifelong love … [Read more...] about #ThankaMOTeacher ~ it’s Teacher Appreciation Week!
Different Like Me by Jennifer Elder From the description: Different Like Me introduces children aged 8 to 12 years to famous, inspirational figures from the world of science, art, math, literature, philosophy and comedy. Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with Asperger's Syndrome, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from … [Read more...] about #PAFollowTheReader ~ our monthly book recommendation: Different Like Me