Body Control With Autism and a Haiku

We had a streak going.  We had been in the pool every day (with the exception of the first night arriving here) and I wasn’t sure how long we would keep the streak alive.  Well on Wednesday, Randy had to work late, I was not feeling my best, and Ryan’s hands were very badly scraped/scuffedContinue reading “Body Control With Autism and a Haiku”

Ryan’s Recent Workshop With Soma Mukhopadhyay

We were fortunate enough to have Ryan participate in a local workshop in the area in which Ryan would get two sessions (thirty minutes in length each) with Soma Mukhopadhyay, the creator of Rapid Prompt Method.  I gave Ryan a few choices today of what he wanted to talk about for the blog and heContinue reading “Ryan’s Recent Workshop With Soma Mukhopadhyay”

More Reader Questions and About Those Fish….

We have had a great first week in Texas!  We spent time with family, unpacked boxes, went on our first road trip and Ryan even participated in a local RPM workshop with Soma Mukhopadhyay!  Ryan, Grace, and I have done very well with the transition and we are so glad to be “whole” again withContinue reading “More Reader Questions and About Those Fish….”

Ryan Answers Readers’ Questions on Toilet Training, Early Memories, and Interactions With Other Kids

Emma writes:  “My son is not potty trained but wants to be, but it seems his body has a hard time cooperating, any advice?” MY ADVICE IS BRING HIM TO THE BATHROOM ON A SCHEDULE.  MY TEACHER MADE ME DO THIS.  I LEARNED IT THAT WAY.  Ryan, I know this mom and she would doContinue reading “Ryan Answers Readers’ Questions on Toilet Training, Early Memories, and Interactions With Other Kids”

A Bit of Info on Our RPM Journey and Ryan Answers More Readers’ Questions!

I wanted to give all of you some background on our journey with Rapid Prompt Method.  We began with a local workshop here in the Bay Area in California in January 2014.  At that time, Ryan was seven years old and we were very unsure how much he understood.  He was still doing very basicContinue reading “A Bit of Info on Our RPM Journey and Ryan Answers More Readers’ Questions!”

The Stars and Stripes and Some Readers’ Questions Answered!

Today, we did a lesson on the origin of the Star Spangled Banner.  It was a shorter lesson, but I was able to incorporate new learning and pulled out some prior working knowledge from Ryan.  It is up to me to get creative with the lessons in order to keep his attention.  So things likeContinue reading “The Stars and Stripes and Some Readers’ Questions Answered!”

When Ryan Asked a Question to Himself and Then Answered it…

We had a rough day here yesterday.  Ryan was very hyper and was getting into a lot of things that he should not be getting into.  We did a short lesson on the story of the Magic Paintbrush and he did fine with it.  I had a minor medical procedure on one of my eyesContinue reading “When Ryan Asked a Question to Himself and Then Answered it…”