On The Cover
Eric Dahl is a big fan of baseball and especially the Seattle Mariners. He also loves airplanes and construction equipment. Eric lives with his family in Puyallup, WA.

Featured Articles

Social Skills Slump?
Motivating the Desire to Learn

By Jed Baker, Ph.D.
Motivation techniques for kids who are just not that eager to learn social skills.

Using MAPS, PATH & Circles of Support to Build Positive Futures for Children with ASD

By Kim Davis
Effective tools to map out your child’s future – NOW!

DIR – Part 2
The In-Home Program

By Dr. Stanley Greenspan and Dr. Serena Wieder
Floortime: the heart of the in-home program.

A Father’s Moment
By Patrick Paulitz
Sometimes a wrong turn can lead to nothing less than a miracle.

A Healthy Concern for “Special” Needs
By Gretchen Mertz
Striving for calm in the midst of chaos.

Featured Books

Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome
A User Guide to Adolescence

By Luke Jackson
Enlightening and sometimes humorous words from an adolescent on the autism spectrum.

How Do I Teach this Kid?
Visual Work Tasks for Beginning Learners on the Autism Spectrum

By Kimberly A. Henry
Over 80 practical, easy-to-implement work tasks for beginning learners.

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