Category Archives: Additional Therapies

The Great Marijuana Debate

The Great Marijuana Debate

Some say it should be legalized. Some say it should remain illegal. Some say it has ruined lives. Some say it has saved lives. It’s the great debate.  What I speak of, is marijuana. For as long as I can remember, marijuana has been a drug that has always been linked with trouble. Gangs and…Continue Reading

The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond by Dr. Jed Baker: A Book Review

The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond by Dr. Jed Baker: A Book Review

What about Social Skills? How do we teach social societal acceptability to children with an autism spectrum disorder? Developing and repeating teaching scenarios daily allowing children with social communication challenges to learn what societal expectations are is difficult. Now, Dr. Jed Baker not only has a book for designed for young children with social communication…Continue Reading

Week 2 Med Transition To Clobazam

Week 2 Med Transition To Clobazam

At the end of week 1 of the med change, J was well, I’m not sure what I can say about it. Nothing but lethargic? A seemingly tranquilized 50 pound boy stumbling his way through his days. Running into the washer or dryer trying to make his way to the garage. Running into the wall…Continue Reading

The New Social Story Book by Carol Gray: A Book Review

The New Social Story Book by Carol Gray: A Book Review

Social stories are one of the cornerstones of support tools for caregivers and team members surrounding children living with an autism spectrum disorder. Life’s lessons, many including the subtle nuances of appropriate social interactions that are difficult to learn can be taught with the simple use of a Social Story. However, Social Stories in themselves…Continue Reading