As a mother of a child diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, I see first hand how difficult simple daily tasks and routines can be at times. My son’s therapists have been working with him on different strategies to deal with sensory struggles and social situations at school and home. When he told me about them, it inspired me to ask him some questions to see what it’s really like for him on a daily basis…

April is National Poetry Month and of course we should fold in some extra poetry lessons, but who has the time? With state testing and AP exam prep, this month is a bullet train, whipping by with scary speed. But what if we slowed that roll just a bit? April’s also supposed to bring to mind warmth and new growth, the perfect time to dig some rhyme…