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  • Tue 11 Dec 2018
  • Tue, December 11, 2018

The Anger Sharks Are Swimming

A surprise I encountered, which shouldn’t have been a surprise at all since people will be people (number 12 says it best for this example), is that not everyone in the autism community gets along.   I dove in head first, educating myself, turning over every stone and started to form my own opinions based on all the things I was learning.  At first, it was somewhat easy to ignore what was happening on the sidelines.  I saw some bickering here or…

Educator, Parent & Student Resources – Bullying

PACER is a wonderful resource for anyone taking care of someone with disabilities.  Parents, Teachers and Advocates can find so many useful tools on their website.     PACER is also a leader in the fight against bullying individuals with disabilities or special needs and created the PACER National Bullying Prevention Center.  Visit their website for useful educational tools and ideas. TEACHERS/EDUCATORS: Templates, Charts, Videos, Posters, Classroom Education Models, Project Ideas and more can all be found there.  All age appropriate from…

Heart Conditions, Heart Attack or Stroke

After my dad had open heart surgery, our family went through a massive upheaval.  I wish we could have had these resources available to us then.  It was a difficult and trying time for all of us, to say the least. Nothing, and I mean nothing, went the way it was supposed to. The strong man we knew and loved, who was our leader, rock and foundation, was suddenly weak, vulnerable and needed our help. He was in crisis and as…

Fun Learning Tool for Pre-School Inclusion

Parents and Teachers: Let’s Collaborate to Advocate! Sesame Street has joined in to help our little ones understand themselves and their friends with autism. Check out some of the highlights below…     The ‘Amazing’ Song – Sesame Street and Autism As a parent, this seems like a great tool to start the conversation with the Pre-School crowd to make learning about each other’s differences fun and natural. What do you think, Pre-School, Inclusion, Teachers? Would your students watch this?  …

Allergy Free Cupcakes Tutorial

I am so excited to introduce this video for Allergy Free Cupcakes!   The young woman featured in this video has severe, life-threatening allergies. I am so thrilled to see her take charge of her own health and use her knowledge to help others.   This is what Caboodle is all about!   Enjoy!     AST_Allergy_Free_Cupcakes