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Gluten and Corn free Diet Shopping Tips for Food Allergy Sufferers

If you are new a gluten and corn free diet but you’ve been gluten free awhile, you will be disappointed to learn that corn is not considered a major allergen in the U.S. and is not regulated or labeled in food products as an allergen. There is just simply no law to protect people suffering from corn allergies. Since manufacturers are not accountable, labeling becomes a nefarious process of calling for verification and getting cross contaminated to whittle down safe products and reliable companies. (…)

Gluten and Corn free Baking Mixes: See Our Favorite Brands

Gluten and corn-free baking mixes are hard to find. But there are a few good ones out there. Take a look at some of my favorites. I’ve used them to make pancakes, cookies, bread, and muffins. If you’ve got any questions about these gluten and corn free baking mixes, post (…)


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How to Help a Child Learn to Read Better: Tips for Kids who Struggle

Need tips on how to help a child learn to read better?  As a special education teacher I’ve spent years working with kids who struggled with reading fluency, comprehension, and had anxiety about oral reading in class. Last week I talked with a friend about my favorite reading fluency techniques. (…)

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Reading Comprehension Problems: Tips and Tricks for Kids with Autism

Reading comprehension problems for kids with autism: When kids with autism have reading comprehension problems it is often due to issues with pronoun confusion. Do you have a child who struggles with reading comprehension and is on the autism spectrum? Learn how to help your child understand what they are (…)

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Reading Comprehension Strategies for Parents of ASD Kids

I’ve created some reading comprehension strategies for you today that will work with 3rd through 5th grade kids. These reading comprehension strategies are beneficial for all kids, but my focus today is on special needs kids, particularly kids diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

If you are a parent looking for reading comprehension strategies for your ASD child my suggestions should help get you off to a good start. As you know, for ASD kids, a lot gets missed in the large classroom setting that makes homework time at the kitchen table quite difficult. The ASD child often forgets, misunderstands, and inappropriately responds to his assigned homework. Frustrated and tired parents usually end up doing the work for the child just to get it done.

If this sounds familiar, I’d like to offer you a few reading comprehension strategies. My reading tips will hopefully give you a few tools for your toolbox and take the torture out of homework time. (…)

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