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…”

Ryan’s First Ever Blog Post Featured on Faith, Hope, and Love…With Autism

Ryan’s first ever blog post was featured on my favorite blog http://faithhopeloveautism.blogspot.com.  My friend Lisa and her son Philip write this blog and it is essentially one of the inspirations for starting this blog with Ryan.  Lisa and Philip make a great team and this past April, they asked for submissions by other autistics for theirContinue reading “Ryan’s First Ever Blog Post Featured on Faith, Hope, and Love…With Autism”

July Fourth: Our Freedom and Our New Journey!

As we celebrate our freedom today, Ryan and I have decided to embark on a new journey together.  We are going to attempt to blog about our lives, autism, RPM, and anything else that comes up.  This is a very exciting endeavor for us, so we hope that you will be a part of ourContinue reading “July Fourth: Our Freedom and Our New Journey!”