the dot and the zones of regulation

Book Works: Overcoming Your Inner Critic

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds Amazon affiliate link (opens in a new tab): https://www.amazon.com/Dot-Peter-H-Reynolds/dp/0763619612/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=The+Dots&qid=1567449219&s=books&sr=1-3   This story is a call to overcoming roadblocks and finding one’s creativity. Young children, teens, and even adults will find it relevant. A young girl thinks she’s not artistic, but her teacher advises, “Just make a mark and see…

The Interoception Curriculum book cover

Improving Interoception

In last week’s post, guest blogger and autism expert Kelly Mahler introduced the concept of interoception, the sense that helps us understand what’s going on inside our bodies. The first of her two-part blog series focused on defining interoception and offered examples of challenges that come up when a person lacks interoceptive skills. In this…