Social Skills Lessons From How to Be Human a Diary of an Autistic Girl

Social Skills Lessons From How to Be Human a Diary of an Autistic Girl

Autism I can’t believe how long it has taken me to write this post. After all, I wrote the teacher’s curriculum for Social Skills Lessons From How to Be Human: Diary of an Autistic Girl years ago. In that time, the author of the book, Georgia (AKA Florida Frenz),...
Jul 02, 2018 2 Comments
Photo Face Collage: A Social Skills Activity for Recognizing Feelings

Photo Face Collage: A Social Skills Activity for Recognizing Feelings

Autism Not surprisingly, most children love making collages. So making a Photo Face Collage is an excellent activity for combining social skills and recognizing facial expressions. Children will have fun with this game while they are building a variety of skills!   This page...
Jun 14, 2017 6 Comments
Integrate Critical Thinking Skills and Executive Functioning

Integrate Critical Thinking Skills and Executive Functioning

Anxiety A popular phrase in educational circles these days is “teaching critical thinking skills“. Our state believes that this skill is so lacking in our students that they have added critical thinking skills to the middle school and high school curriculum. A...
Jan 09, 2017 6 Comments
Making Sense of Being Autistic: How a Young Woman Rose Above Her Autistic Label

Making Sense of Being Autistic: How a Young Woman Rose Above Her Autistic Label

Autism Today we are excited to have our guest author, Georgia Lyon, share her story about discovering and defining what it means to her to be autistic. Georgia has just completed her freshman year at college. This post contains affiliate links. Please visit our disclosure...
Jun 19, 2016 13 Comments
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