Category Archives: Autism

Widening the Circle

Last week, we took advantage of our week off to have meetings with folks from all over the globe. Two things are still in progress, but one of the conversations we had had us go speak to a professor we … Continue reading

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Reflection of Cal-TASH 2016

This week we look at Cal-TASH 2016. Sacramento is in ParaEducate’s backyard. So there wasn’t any question of Renay skipping out on this year’s Cal-TASH. For those of you who don’t know: Sacramento is the state capital of California. This … Continue reading

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ParaEducate: Acceptance, Love and Self-care: #AutismPositivity2015

ParaEducate is once again honored to take part in the Autism Positivity Flash Blog for 2015. This year, contributors were asked to consider this: We want to know what you are celebrating about yourself, your Autistic family, friend or loved … Continue reading

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ParaEducate: Expressions of PosAutivity #AutismPositivity2014– Originally Posted 4/30/2014

In May 2014, ParaEducate suffered an entire blog meltdown. As a result, we lost many of our former blog postings. We were lucky to recover this thanks to participating in the Autism Positivity 2014 Flash Blog. For the second year … Continue reading

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ParaEducate Celebrates 1000 Ausome Things #AutismPositivity 2013– Originally Posted 4/30/2013

In May 2014, ParaEducate suffered a blog melt down, causing the loss of nearly all their posts. We were able to recover some of the blog, and we were lucky to find our 2013 Flashblog for Autism Positivity. This was … Continue reading

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Types of Students and The Paraeducators Who Might Be Best Fit

Last week, we talked about the types of paraeducators. This week we’ll talk about the types of students that can be encountered in a classroom. It does not matter if this student is a student you are assigned to keep … Continue reading

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Not Just the Fly On The Wall; Getting Modifications Done In Seconds

I dislike doing “on the fly” modifications. It shouldn’t surprise you; I’m a heavy advocate for knowing what you’re going to do and having an alternative, even several alternatives, on hand right away. But this entire academic year, I’m being … Continue reading

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#Autismisnotacrime #Aspergers

ParaEducate had no intention posting early and then, this flashblog opportunity showed up. And in light of recent events, ParaEducate could not pass this up. A big thank you to Gretchen Leary for organizing this flashblog. ParaEducate will publish our … Continue reading

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