Social Pragmatic Learning

It’s obvious that language is learned and acquired from a young age. Babies coo and babble. Toddlers piece together syllables like “ma-ma” and “da-da.” Preschoolers imagine new words and create [...]

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What are Social Stories?

Social Stories were developed by Carol Gray in 1990 as a tool to help her students with autism refine their social skills. These stories are still mainly used for individuals with autism, [...]

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What Is Music Therapy?

Music is not a recent invention. African tribal music, ancient Greek Olympic marches, Biblical psalms, and Egyptian songs were popular far before our time. But music has always been known to have [...]

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Social Thinking

Every time you interpret your surroundings and determine how to respond appropriately, you are engaging in social thinking (also called Social Cognition)! You consider your environment; observe [...]

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It’s Time To Discuss Mental Illness

It seems that everyone has experienced the misleading nature of this rhyme. The power of language (too many words, a lack of words, or the “wrong” words) can shape one’s perspective of self, [...]

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