Like many late-diagnosed adults, finding out that I’m autistic was a relief. Suddenly, somehow, everything in my life made sense. Overnight, I had a name for that out-of-place feeling I’d had since I was a child. Finally, I belonged somewhere.…
If someone is falling asleep in class, it might not be because they were up all night. They might have a disorder like narcolepsy. Risa shares how support and accommodations help her be on a schedule that works for her.
Awareness and acceptance of people with autism has increased in the last few years, and hopefully that will continue. Merrit is here to share what he wants you to know about his experience with autism.
Just because someone doesn’t talk, that doesn’t mean they have nothing to say. It’s important to provide non-speaking students with accommodations and assistive technology so they can communicate with the world.