Gratitude for Communication – Kourtney Barnum

Gratitude for Communication – Kourtney Barnum

Do you have a non-verbal relative or friend? If so, then you likely realize the power and importance of communication. We are so incredibly grateful when our loved ones are able to communicate their basic needs and wants. As a sibling of someone who was non-verbal,...
Writing as Communication

Writing as Communication

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Girls and boys with complex needs are like the caged bird; they have a story that is untold.  The way to unlock that cage is to write.  If a student...
September 2019 Newsletter

September 2019 Newsletter

We hope everyone is having a great beginning of the school year.  Some of you have been in school for a few weeks, some are just starting, and some haven’t started yet.  There are some important things that your students with Complex Needs want you to know.  1)...
Summer is Almost Over and the Start of Something New

Summer is Almost Over and the Start of Something New

Summer is almost over which means it is time to plan for the new school year.  Are you ready?                                                 Here are some tips for starting the year out right with your child’s team so that this coming year is full of learning,...
Summer Learning

Summer Learning

Welcome to summer.  We hope everyone is enjoying the more relaxed days.   It is time to travel, swim, relax and recharge. It is also a time when our kiddos can lose some of the skills they have gained over the past school year.  Here are some tips to help keep those...
Learning Is For All Ages

Learning Is For All Ages

So funny how life works! Just when you thought the hardest part was affording an amazing communication device, that will change your daughter’s life, you realize the true challenge is not knowing what to do with the device once you have it. That’s where Rett...