Category Archives: Organization and Steps

Organizing and breaking things down into steps

Maintaining Habits Over The Break Part 2

(Part 2: Incentives and Reward Systems) Homework, goals, behavior, maintaining good work habits… so much needs to be done.  And we, as parents, have concerns for our kids and worry about helping them to succeed. And then there’s the really … Continue reading

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Maintaining Habits Over The Break-Part 1

There are a few times of the year that strike me – every single year, not just this one – as the most difficult, most prone to teacher phone calls, most traumatic, and most likely to end in trips to … Continue reading

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Ensuring A Good Start

Starting the morning right can make the difference between a successful day and a horrible one. Of course, I find myself remembering this after a bad morning.  Naturally.  Hindsight is so very 20/20. Being supportive and encouraging in the morning … Continue reading

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Preparing For Travel

For some of us, travel can be exciting and fun.  Just the idea of a vacation from normal life transports us to balmy beaches and the sound of surf. For those who have difficulty dealing with change, however, vacations aren’t … Continue reading

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The Mighty List Part 2

Lists are a good way to break complicated actions down into smaller, easy-to-manage steps (ex: how-to guides).  They’re also a way to stay on track and avoid distractions (where was I?  Oh, yes, now I’m on this step).  Lists also … Continue reading

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Morning Routines

Okay, time to try again. I wrote an entire post on Morning Routines, and then it disappeared *poof*.  So I get to write it again! Hopefully, I’ll do a better job this time?  Here goes: Now that we’re back in … Continue reading

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The Mighty List

Often, people with Asperger’s Syndrome are fond of lists.  Lists of things to do, lists of future plans, lists to help one through the day.  If there’s an event, there’s a list. And there’s a reason why lists are popular … Continue reading

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