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A practical guide for parents and special educators to help enrich the lives of children with special needs

In The Creative Outlet Method: At-Home Activities for Children with Special Needs, certified special education educator Joshua Levy delivers practical and effective resources for conducting over 30 enriching theater arts and improvisational activities. The included exercises will allow children with disabilities to demonstrate creativity, increase self-confidence, and build social skills. Get your copy today.


Meaningful experiences are my approaches to sharing my wisdom with you.

The Creative Outlet Method

Hi, I’m Joshua. Previously a special educator and later a project manager, I began my entrepreneurial journey by founding Joshua’s Stage, a nonprofit organization in 2016, starting my consulting business in January 2020, and writing The Creative Outlet Method: At-Home Activities for Children with Special Needs in December 2020. I enjoy running, cooking healthy meals for my family, walking our two dogs, and lifelong learning.

My Firsthand Experience with the 2021 Polar Vortex

We want to provide our children with the necessities of food, clothing, and shelter. So, what happens when one or more of those needs is threatened by a traumatic event such as a weather catastrophe? Beginning on Thursday February 11, 2021 such a catastrophic weather-related event was unleashed upon me and my family, and upon […]

Conquering the Grocery Store

Like a tea kettle screeching or fingernails scratching along a chalkboard, your child’s screaming during a meltdown at the grocery store probably tops your list of the most horrendous sounds. Check out these tips for a calmer sounding experience. Discuss and practice with your child the behavior you would like them to exhibit. For example, […]

The Creative Outlet Method Book of Creativity: At-Home Activities for Children with Special Needs

Throughout my nine-year career as a special education teacher and assistant principal, I experienced children with special needs demonstrating aggressive and challenging behaviors including hitting, biting, punching, throwing furniture, damaging property, using profanity, leaving school grounds, making sudden verbal outbursts, and screaming excessively. While many of the children had a Behavior Intervention Plan included in […]

10 Meaningful Weekend Activities to Do with Your Child

Are you grasping at straws thinking of meaningful weekend activities? Check out my list of 10 Meaningful Weekend Activities to Do with Your Child. 1 – Celebrate Creativity Conduct fun, enriching, and creative activities with your child and their friends! Check-out my book The Creative Outlet Method Book of Creativity: At-Home Activities for Children with […]

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