Free Printables: ‘Learn Your Colors’ – Color & Trace Printables

Learn Your Colors Free Printables

Printables were a big part of our early learning days, so anytime I can share fun printables with my readers, I do. Here is a set of 10 ‘Learn Your Colors’ Color and Trace Printables. Click on each of the links below to open the PDF file, print and have fun! YELLOW – “Learn Your Colors” Color & Trace Printable WHITE – “Learn Your Colors” Color & Trace Printable RED – “Learn Your Colors” Color & Trace Printable PURPLE – {Read More}

Winter Themed Count & Trace Printables

Winter Themed Count & Trace Printables

I have to admit, writing about winter themed printables when the temperature is still in the 90s here in Phoenix, Arizona is a bit odd, but in some parts of the country, it is almost cold weather season. Today I am sharing with you a winter themed set of count and trace printables. Just download and print out these 5 sheets and work with your loved one on counting and writing 1 to 10. Click on the images below for {Read More}

Back-To-School Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

Back-To-School Tips for Parents of Children with Autism

By: Steven W. Payne, Ph.D., BCBA-D Melmark Behavior Analyst Assistant Professor of Psychology, California State University, Fresno Back-to-school time can be both an exciting and challenging time for any parent. However, for the children of parents on the autism spectrum, these challenges can be amplified. Below are some tips to make your child’s school transition as successful as possible. Begin preparation early. Preparation for the transition back to school should begin as early as possible. As most parents of children {Read More}

Apply Now for an Autism iPad 2 Grant


AutismCares has opened its grant application process for iPad 2s for children with autism. The application deadline is Friday, November 8 at 11:59 pm EST, so you must act quickly. You will need to create a login and username and as would be expected, the site is experiencing a significant amount of traffic. This warning message was displayed on the New User Registration page for We are experiencing high volume associated with the current iPad Application program. We are {Read More}

Back-to-School Video Priming for Autism

Back to School Video Primer for Autism

Picture schedules help with the back-to-school transition but that isn’t the only way that parents and caregivers can help their children prepare for the new school year. Check out this great example of video priming from the Miami Valley Autism Coaching Team.

First Day of School 2013-2014 School Year

First Day of School 2013-2014

Today is the first day of school for the 2013 – 2014 school year. I dropped off my 7th and 4th grade students this morning and now I am wondering what to do in my eerily quiet house. After a short six-week summer break, filled with new puppy hijinks and a Yellowstone National Park road trip vacation, it is nice to get back into a normal routine. As you are probably aware, children on the autism spectrum thrive with a {Read More}