Iris Grace is a little girl on the autism spectrum. She has a talent for painting, and a cat called Thula. Between them, painting and Thula have made a dramatic difference to Iris Grace’s life.
Jackie Stewart describes himself as an “extreme dyslexic”, but he has been incredibly successful, in spite of his miserable experience at school. Watch this BBC video for his insights and advice.
With imagination, love and consistent support, this shows what’s possible for autistic people:
Bill and his son, Chris, are challenging the stereotypes of autism and bringing hope to other families coping with the disorder.(Via andrewsolomon.com)
Posted by Upworthy on Wednesday, 3 February 2016
Here’s an inspiring and moving story from the BBC that shows how life turned out for the very first person diagnosed with autism. It underpins the importance of a supportive community.
This is a great resource that creates worksheets which can be used by pupils to practice and improve their hand-writing skills. The worksheets can be adapted to suit the writing ability of the pupils. Additionally, as any text can be used to produce the worksheet, they can be tailored to the interests of the pupil.
To access the resource, click on the link to the website above then, under the English Language menu, select Handwriting Practice.