What Is Co-Regulation? Co-regulation is defined as warm and responsive interactions that provide the support, coaching, and modeling children need to “understand, express, and modulate their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors” (Murray et al. 2015). We hear a lot about self-regulation, but often miss the important developmental stage of co-regulation. In fact, there is not a lot of information out there about co-regulation… Read More
These free playground visuals will help when there is rain, snow, cold or stormy weather that forces the dreaded “indoor recess”. It is important to prepare our students for a change in schedule. Keep these visual cue cards on a ring by the door so they will be easy to access. Click here to download the free playground visuals. Head… Read More
Social Story About Touching Others
A social story about touching others has been on my “list to make” for a while now. A lot of teachers and parents have requested it. I have a student right now who loves to hug and kiss everyone. I love that he is affectionate. It’s so sweet! However, it’s time to address the topic of consent. This story talks… Read More
Autism Video Modeling – 3 Tips To Take Action!
What Is Video Modeling For Autism? Video modeling is an effective strategy for autistic students. Research has shown that autism and video modeling can help with teaching new skills or routines. Personally, I’ve seen it improve routines and skills at the preschool level. I have a student who has a hard time with the transition from the playground to the… Read More
Summer Break For Teachers
Summer Break Is Coming Summer break for teachers can’t get here soon enough. These past couple of years have brought many of us to the end of our rope. Increased demands, pandemic protocols, along with more behaviors in our classrooms have many of us questioning our career choice. Thankfully, summer break is on the horizon. We all count down the… Read More
Fancy Like – That Song Matt Loves!
What’s the story behind Fancy Like – that song Matt loves?! I’ve known Matt since he was in first grade. He’s always been a fun-loving and charismatic guy. Matt may face some challenges in life, but his exuberance and zest for life are what stand out most. How It Started For the past year, Walker Haye’s song Fancy Like has… Read More
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