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No Pony Ride to Mars

Posts Tagged ‘Autism Society of North Carolina’

No Pony Ride to Mars

A plea for ASNC membership.


A commentary on The Myths and Partial Myths of Autism

For You, From momof3au

A visual work system to teach teeth brushing.

Prisoner on Paper

Handling your child’s official paperwork.

Miscellaneous interesting education-related tidbits:

      The NC State Board of Education is removing the second retest program from EOGs.  The change will be effective in the 2010-2011 school year.   Hurrah!  Why should students who scored a Level 2 be required to take TWO retests?!  Instead, schools will be able to use the first retest results in calculating ABCs and…


Buncombe and Brunswick counties are the lucky sites for this targeted pilot program to study best practice methods in Early Intervention. The Autism Society of NC, along with Family Support Network of Brunswick County and Carolina Pediatric Therapy, is working with the two school systems to train teachers and parents to use a combination of…

From Toy Box to Toolbox

A review of The Integrated Self Advocacy ISA Curriculum by Valerie Paradiz

Proposed Changes to NC Policies—Comment Period

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Exceptional Children Division, is proposing changes to the Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilites.  The comment period is from November 23, 2009 through January 21, 2010, with a public hearing on Wednesday, December 16.  Most of the changes seem to align NC Policies with federal law, but…

WARNING! Helicopter Moms

The pros and cons of being a hovering caregiver.