Heal My Breaking Heart
A series for parents of children with autism and other neuro developmental disorders. Tips for living a hope-filled life beyond the guilt, hurt and shame.
Eligibility Wars: Autism
A presentation for parents and community advocacy groups who desire to learn key strategies for determining school based eligibility for special education support services
Parsing the Kaleidoscope: A practitioners guide for preschool autism evaluations
A Mini-Skills workshop highlights key assessment tools and effective strategies.
Different Perspective: A peak into the world of Autism
A presentation series including sessions on early warning signs, debunking the myths and misconceptions. Building a community of support and hope.
Autism: Early Identification & Support Strategies – A Teacher’s Guide (PK-6)
A Mini Skills Workshop
Shanter began her career as a high school English Teacher and subsequently transitioned to school guidance counseling. She holds a Bachelors degree in Behavioral Sciences with an emphasis in Education and a minor in Communication Studies. Her masters degree in Educational Psychology was completed in 2009 followed by an Ed.S in School Psychology from Andrews University in 2012. Ms. Alexander has served over fifteen (15) years in the fields of education and psychology and is currently in the final stages of completion of her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.
A team of caring professionals who are here to support you
Helping with special needs
Getting everyone involved
I spent this past weekend in Brooklyn, New York. It was an exciting time. I was invited to conduct a presentation series under the theme: “Different Perspective – A Peek Into the World of Autism”. I prepared for the weekend as I would have prepared for any other academic or professional conference (powerpoints, interactive activities,[…]
My earliest awareness of the concept of disability came when I was about 8 years old and my favorite aunt contracted a severe case of rubella (german measles), when she about twenty (20) weeks pregnant. I remember over hearing conversations about whether or not the baby would have been able to survive the treatments.[…]
The School Psychologist is a member of a team of caring professionals who are here to support you through the journey of our children’s learning and their general life success. This includes the education of all learners. From the average learner to the gifted, struggling, and disabled….we believe that ALL children are SPECIAL. School Psychologists[…]
Can you imagine if you walked into a shoe store and all of the shoes came in just one size? It would be quite disturbing. Some of us may simply resign ourselves to walking around with bare feet and others might opt for tripping over themselves because their shoes are too large, and yet still[…]
Kids whisper it in the hallways and don’t want anyone to know. Even parents are afraid to say it, yet school officials talk about all the time. It’s that dirty little ‘S’ word—Special Education! For too long parents and students have thought of ‘special education’ as the dirty little secret that is kept amongst[…]