Words With Friends

Words With Friends As a young child, I knew that I was different. But I didn’t understand why or how. What I did see, too clearly, was that other kids didn’t want to have anything to do with me. And that crushed me. I had my loving sisters, but I still felt so rejected and […]

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An Eye-Opening Experience

An Eye-Opening Experience Recently I took my 9-year-old nonspeaking son, Corbin, for an eye exam. While we were there the technician and doctor praised him for being so cooperative. He wore a smile and did his best to follow their directions of where to look. When it was time to dilate his eyes, he became […]

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Friends Forever

Friends Forever As the man behind the Muppets, Jim Henson, once said, “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” But I bet if I asked Caden and Joel to come up with one, not only would it be spot on, but it would make you laugh as well! But let me […]

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5 Tips for Working with Littles

5 Tips for Working with Littles One of the biggest questions posed by parents/CRP’s and S2C practitioners alike is “How do I use S2C principles to support Littles?”.  We all know and love them, the squirrelly, squirmy, adorable little dynamos that fall roughly between the ages of 4-8 years old. We also know that any […]

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I Love Science

I  Science A few weeks ago, I published a blog entitled “An open letter to my son’s skeptics”.  Even though there is a section where I specifically reference exciting new scientific research, some readers with opposing views came away convinced that I am “ignoring the science” or an “anti-science.”   So let me clear things […]

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Curriculum and Lessons Vlog with Lindsay & Kim

Curriculum and Lessons Vlog with Lindsay & Kim   Hey everyone! It’s Kim and Lindsay here from Staten Island, New York. We are Practitioners in Training, who have a huge passion for this field. We both enjoy teaching and helping others, and feel proud when our clients achieve steps towards their goals. Lindsay is currently […]

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Spelling Out What Best Practice Is All About

Spelling Out What Best Practice Is All About   Think of a time when you took on a new endeavor or set out to learn a new skill. Whatever situation comes to mind, there’s a good chance you would want to find out what others have done in order to find the best approach. Who […]

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Becoming Real: The Velveteen Parent/Child Partnership

Becoming Real: The Velveteen Parent/Child Partnership Written by Elizabeth Zielinski “Real isn’t how you are made. It’s a thing that happens to you.” For as long as I can remember, my favorite children’s book has always been The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. First published in 1922, it chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit’s desire to […]

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MOTORIETY? What the hack is that????

MOTORIETY? What the hack is that???? You may have noticed that we at I-ASC love to a) create new words (like, all the time), and b) create new resources to serve the “Spellerverse”, and beyond!  In this spirit, we are happy to announce our latest offering: MOTORIETY!!!  “What now?”, you may ask.  Read on, as […]

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Marcus Bolande – Blazing trails in two different countries

Marcus Bolande – Blazing trails in two different countries I had the opportunity to interview yet another Spellebrity who I didn’t realize had ties to my Canadian heritage! Marcus and his dad joined me to chat so that we could learn more about what makes this Spellebrity tick! ~Dana Marcus, thank you so much for […]

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