This letter is for any parent of a child on the autism spectrum. As an adult on the spectrum I have a unique perspective on autism and I’d like to share some advice and encouragement. 784 more words
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For my final installment of Autism Acceptance Month 2015, I have decided to interview a FaceBook friend. This is Elinor Broadbent, who is a moderator of many FaceBook groups for autistic people, such as Âû (Autistic Union) and Autism: We Are a Race Not a Disease. 1,786 more words
Yup. You guessed correctly. My months of speculation and gnawing doubt accumulated in a stark epiphany, unlike any I’ve had before. It’s been a little over two weeks since this happened, but I feel that the discovery that compounded my innate traits and quirks and put a label on it – Aspergers- acted like a chasm that split my life into two parts; before the discovery and after. 655 more words
After reading an article on Huffington Post titled, “My Sons Love Their Sister but Not Autism,” I decided to ask my non-autistic daughter a question. 372 more words
by Becky Brewster, member of the Metro Schools Autism Team
Have you ever heard the term, “school culture”?
School culture generally refers to the beliefs, perceptions, relationships, attitudes and the written and unwritten rules that influence every aspect of how a school functions. 305 more words