Tips & Tricks :: Daily Check-Out Questions

Each year, I address the needs of some of the students on my caseload through a check-in, check-out program. I’ll probably write more about it another time, but the jist is that my students have a behavior chart that their … Continue reading

Product Spotlight :: Mental Filter Activity

Did he seriously just say that? How often has one of our students with Autism, ADHD, or other difficulties said something completely inappropriate to a peer or adult, but not even realize that what they said was inappropriate!? This activity … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Strategies for Working With Students Who Self-Injure

Last week, I talked about several myths surrounding self-injury. This week, I want to follow that up with some information about some of the warning signs of self-injury, as well as what you can help students who self-injure. Warning Signs of Possible … Continue reading

Awareness :: Nonsuicidal Self-Injury

Today is Self-Injury Awareness Day. Many people choose to wear an orange ribbon, write “Love” on their arms, or draw a butterfly on their wrist. The ultimate goal of the day, however, is to break down the common stereotypes surrounding … Continue reading