PLAY Pen Article
Parenting a Literal Child
It's not just a matter of symantics - for some kids, everything is literal. In parenting several kids with FAS/FAE, I've found that you have to be very careful with your instructions - because they'll be followed!
Shape Fitting for Children with Special Needs: Pop goes the Animals!
Pop Up Pets works on two sets of skills, puzzle-fitting and hammering on a set target. The "jumping out of the toy" effect is very motivating. A good feature is the animal heads on the pieces. When they face forward kids know that the pieces will fit into the holes. This is a more advanced shape sorter then the Sound Puzzle Box.