Living in the moment

“What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. Yesterday really was a “favourite” day. In working with students with autism, we often need to build a student’s repertoire of language by scaffolding skills. We use visual symbols and, if the student is verbal, teach them the corresponding words as we […]

Where the wildflowers grow….

We recently visited Colorado and were invited to visit the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratories (RMBL) in Gothic, Colorado. Our son, Kyle, has a friend, Jane, working on her doctorate at the University of Toronto and doing some field work at RMBL. Jane not only toured us around RMBL but then took us on an amazing hike (after a crazy […]