More homework frustration for my son with #Autism 

Both boys had a good day at school but Elliott’s a bit frustrated over his homework for the week. Homework proves to be a struggle when he has four days in which to do it. I’ve written about this countless …


How literal interpretation leads to meltdowns 

I promised that I would write about why Emmett’s school report led to so many meltdowns over the last week or so. The reason can be summed up in two words, literal interpretation.   The instructions provided simply said to …


A major update about Elliott and homework 

First of all, I hate the idea of homework in general.  There’s so much research out that that proves homework doesn’t improve test scores at all.  I’m even less supportive of giving homework to kids with special needs.  There’s several …


Elliott won’t be doing any homework tonight

“……. It’s Thursday and all homework is due in the morning. Elliott’s supposed to be doing 9 minutes of homework a night and up until recently, that was a nearly impossible task…..” Read More