This is a beautiful poem shared by a client I had evaluated in Israel. She is currently being treated by an occupational therapist (OT) that I had the pleasure to meet and to train while I was … [Read more...] about A Poem about Occupational Therapy
As some children develop and learn new skills, there can be challenges along the way. Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may especially face some of these challenges within the … [Read more...] about Autism Blog Series 2: Activities and Tools in the Classroom
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a wide range of conditions characterized by difficulties with verbal and nonverbal communication, socialization, and other repetitive behaviors. The disorder is … [Read more...] about Autism Blog Series 1: What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
The following video is a brief snapshot of the event “Breakfast for Families” presented at Kean University for caregivers and family members of individuals with autism. I was presented this wonderful … [Read more...] about Snapshot of “Breakfast for Families” Event
For the first half of this past summer, I chose to do Mommy Camp which is an alternative option for summer camps and is done at home by mom. Even though I work throughout the year, I made sure to … [Read more...] about Juggling Parenthood
The other day, a sensitive and caring sophomore-year teenager I’m treating called me after school. She had hurt someone else’s feelings, and the other girl (a senior) became angry with her. The … [Read more...] about Teaching Forgiveness to Youth
You are obviously fueled by an intense purpose: to become a world-class mom. But what is a world-class mother? Research shows that being a perfect mother or at least our version of a perfect mother … [Read more...] about How To Achieve Your Dreams
Although teaching can be a reward, it also can sometimes be a lonely, and difficult job; therefore, you may need guidance or someone to talk to. Whether you are in your first year or fiftieth year, … [Read more...] about Reaching Out – Teachers Teaching Teachers