We’re in the classroom today preparing for a new school year. Children with autism and related special needs experience a great deal of stress this time of year. We’ll be talking to masters-level educator, Ceil Shanahan about how to ease that transition.
In this episode you will discover:
Learn how to use a calendar to help your child know what to expect.
Discover ways to include your child in the Back-To-School process.
- Find out why it’s crucial for your child to know the details about their first week back.
Learn how to develop a growth mindset in your child.
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Meet Today’s Guest, Ceil Shanahan, MS
Masters-Level Educator, Special Needs Strategist
Ceil received a BA in Elementary Education and Intellectual Disabilities from Flagler College, as well as a MS in Special education from the University of North Florida. In her 35 years as an exceptional student educator, she piloted both the pre-kindergarten developmentally delayed and autistic programs for St. John’s County, Florida. In addition to completing her ASD endorsement, she co-developed and taught this endorsement at the county level.
She is experienced in working with extremely diverse populations of students and consider her strengths to be developing relationships, untangling unproductive behavioral challenges and providing practical strategies to alleviate concerns in varying environments. Her company, Peaced Together, LLC is dedicated to “Mending life skills today for a productive life tomorrow.”