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Pirate Story. Illustrated with Crappy Pictures

A few weeks ago I found out about one of THE funniest blogs I have ever seen through a couple of lovely blog friends! It is no exaggeration to say that I am beyond thrilled to share with you a guest post from Amber Dusick founder of Parenting. Illustrated with Crappy Pictures Be prepared to laugh… —

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Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures

I dont remember how I actually discovered this site, but one day I came upon www.crappypictures.com, created by Amber Dusik, and I have been a loyal follower ever since. Its a hilarious blog about day to day experiences all of us parents can relate to, and its illustrated with her crappy pictures.

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The Value of Pictures for Children With Special Needs

Autistic kids are visual learners. They often understand and can handle visual input much better than they can absorb visual or auditory words. Our child has been receiving autism-related services since he was fifteen months old. We learned a long time ago how to help him when he’s struggling, we use pictures. One way was social stories. What is a social story? A social story is a tool used to help a child who struggles to understand their social world. Social stories do this by showing a child a social situation explained in pictures.

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Brooke’s Behind the Scenes Pictures!

Modernmom was on set with Brooke and was snapping away in the dressing room and on the stage. Look at all the behind the scenes pics!Modernmom got tons of pictures from Dancing with the Stars last night — from the dressing room to the stage. Check out all the fabulous jewelry!Here’s Brooke fueling up before her big debut