On Restraint…and How it is Used Incorrectly

A Theoretical Aside   TW/CW for the below sections: Abuse, Restraint, Injury, Language   Well, we are back to this again. Some local school districts have approved more invasive manual restraint and forced physical guidance techniques for use on K-12 students. Since this will disproportionally apply to students in special education, and more particularly to … More On Restraint…and How it is Used Incorrectly

Sex, Slenderman, & Suicide: Crucial Conversations with Autistic Adolescents – Part 4 – Adulthood

An Educational Aside So, I was speaking with a parent of an autistic student I work with and they suggested I write a post about the conversations I have with students, because I do not shy away from difficult or uncomfortable topics. I thought about what she said a lot and I realized I am […]

More Sex, Slenderman, & Suicide: Crucial Conversations with Autistic Adolescents – Part 4 – Adulthood

Sex, Slenderman, & Suicide: Crucial Conversations with Autistic Adolescents – Part 3 – Suicide

An Educational Aside So, I was speaking with a parent of an autistic student I work with and they suggested I write a post about the conversations I have with students, because I do not shy away from difficult or uncomfortable topics. I thought about what she said a lot and I realized I am […]

More Sex, Slenderman, & Suicide: Crucial Conversations with Autistic Adolescents – Part 3 – Suicide

Sex, Slenderman, & Suicide: Crucial Conversations with Autistic Adolescents – Part 1: Sex

This table details the frequency of domestic violence offenses in the state of Utah in 2012. The above table focuses in on violence toward family members in Utah in 2012. I start with these statistics to point out the reality that our children live in. These are numbers from the state of Utah taken from … More Sex, Slenderman, & Suicide: Crucial Conversations with Autistic Adolescents – Part 1: Sex