Great picture books are one of the BEST tools for building social connections with children, including those most significantly challenged with autism. Written for the PediaStaff eNewsletter to share creative ways picture books can be used to build the social connections necessary for promoting language development.Read the Blog
Books – Connecting Beyond the Pages
I’m a passionate early childhood/special education teacher. My mission shifted to full-time caregiver for my youngest son, Jake, who is now a young adult. Vaccine-injured as an infant, he was diagnosed with autism and intermittent explosive disorder. The resulting extraordinary challenges to all areas of his development and health have called me to dig deeper and grow creatively as a mother, teacher, and human-being of Faith.