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Why The Behavior Plan is Failing

November 12, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

Here is a video from Visions and Voices Together that features Chris Curry, the coordinator of the TGEC Autism Fund. Let me know what you think!

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Reading by Eustacia “Mirror Neurons and Autism

May 19, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

Enjoy this latest reading with Eustacia and Chris Curry. Please add your input in the comments section. Thanks!!!

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The Squirrel Story and other stories by Eustacia Cutler

April 29, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

Enjoy The Squirrel Story, The Parakeet, The Wink, and Nicholas and the Oreo.  Stories read by Eustacia Cutler and discussion with Chris Curry, TGEC Autism Fund Coordinator.  

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Reading by Eustacia -Welcome to Limbo

April 25, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

 Enjoy this reading by Eustacia. Welcome to Limbo discusses the feelings that she had raising a child with autism. A written copy of the story can be found at 

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Reading by Eustacia Cutler “The Subway”

April 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

This is the first in a series of readings by Eustacia.  The Subway is a story of an encounter with a young man with autism on a New York subway.  Eustacia is known for her large interesting jewelry including this ring that fascinates this young man.

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Understanding Your Child with Autism

March 27, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

  When I was in college I used to read to a blind student. In those days I’d read, he’d listen and type notes on an old pound-the-keys typewriter. Then we’d talk. And if it was snowy weather I’d walk with him to his next class. Though he was good at tapping his way around […]

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Flexible Ability Grouping? What do you think?

March 21, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

Chris Curry, the TGEC Autism Fund Coordinator, just put up a new blog that I want to share on my blog.  I hope you will take some time to look at this. How does it affect your child?   How Kids Learn (a rant against flexible ability grouping)

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Children with Autism and Imaginative Play

March 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   1 Comment

How do you teach young children with autism to “play?”  The typically developing little boy pushes a block around the floor saying:  “Brooooom!”  He’s turned his block into a truck.  He picks up another block, waves it through the air making a humming sound. Now the block is a plane. This baby ability to make […]

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Looking at causes for Autism

March 14, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

I had a fascinating conversation with Dr. Gordon Ramsay, Director of the Marcus Autism Center, a NIH Center of Excellence, at Emory University, Atlanta Georgia. Since many premature babies, particularly 6 month preemies, are apt to have autism, I asked him if he thought that autism could be caused by an unfinished neurology.  He said […]

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Leading with Strengths

March 11, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Eustacia's Blog   |   0 Comment

This is a wonderful letter from Dr. Sally Burton Hoyle who directs the College Support Program at Eastern Michigan University.  A must read for parents and teachers! Dear Eustacia, My dream came true on Tuesday! A student in our College Support Program for students with ASD at Eastern Michigan University after interviewing has been awarded […]

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