Recent Posts by Jodi Murphy

Say Hello to the Next Generation of Assistive Technology

[caption id="attachment_79198" align="aligncenter" width="400"] April 26, 2018, By Jodi Murphy[/caption] Say Hello to the Next Generation of Assistive Technology …Or rather, let the next generation of assistive technology say “hello” to you. From the beginning, our friends at Bluebee Pals have been committed to children with special needs. Their robotic, huggable, plushie toys have been front and…
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Why Special Education Teachers Need More Training

Special education teachers tackle challenges with grace and style and know how to hustle when they need to. They are a unique bunch that doesn't stop at “no,” and are willing to do anything for their students. Trisha Katkin is one who stands out from the bunch! She works endless hours for her students and, lately, she’s been working…
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Great Teachers Think Out-of-the-Box for their Special Needs Students

Great Teachers Think Out-of-the-Box for their Special Needs Students What can a teacher do with an anxious student—one who is afraid to engage? Like so many on the autism spectrum, my son’s first experiences at school were difficult. He was ignored by his peers—no birthday parties or sleepovers and often bullied. The teachers at his…
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Bringing the Topic of Autism into the Classroom

Bringing the Topic of Autism into the Classroom By Jodi Murphy, Geek Club Books I am sure that most of you by now have heard the term “autism awareness” and you probably know that there is a national autism awareness month every April. It was so declared by the Autism Society in April of 1970…
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Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers

For more information: Jodi Murphy Geek Club Books geekclubbooks@gmail.com Images available upon request Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers Kayle Concepts announces their innovative ‘Bluebee TeeVee’ autism education initiative in partnership with Geek Club Books autism storytelling non-profit and QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community). NEW YORK -…
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