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  • The Power of a Picture Book

    March 19, 2020 by

    I have and always will be a lover of books; books of any kind but I have a particular affinity for picture books. They open the door to a world of imagination, curiosity and adventure and give children the viusals they need to escape to far away lands. What more could you ask for? I use picture books in my classroom with all age groups. I have 1st to 6th in my ASD class but have taught almost every age level in mainstream and SET also and have always used… Read more

  • How to…support a child with a PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) profile.

    February 24, 2020 by

    When I worked in the UK, PDA or Pathological Demand Avoidance seemed to have been more widely recognised and known about by professionals and parents. As time goes on, it seems to be getting more recognition here in Ireland but is still relatively unknown by many parents and educators. For those of you who may have never heard of it, or are relatively new to the term PDA, it is considered to be a profile associated with Autism therefore it is not a stand-alone morbidity but is intrinsically linked to… Read more

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