Will Chuck Forget? Chuck is terrified to go to school. He has stuttering. Others laugh when he says something. He has a breakdown at school. Some boys do feel [...]
I am thinking you will understand more when you see the feeling . The feeling on my side.
My family saw. I had hopeful times . Tracy invited me home to Vermont to learn . I went to ICI to learn. All the people saw my intelligence . [...]
Best place for all autistic people, all disabled not disabled people, all families to speak together. Speak together for acceptance, inclusion, communication, and rights for all people. I am thinking when you look closely, this is what autism is.
"Learning is easy when the teacher knows you can learn. " Henry Frost
My sisters are good allies. Not just the ally because I am their brother. .Allies knowing all people have the right to inclusion,communication, and civil rights. Knowing not necessary to earn these rights. These are rights for every person.
Ask me. Don't prompt me. Talk to me. Don't prompt me. Have courage.
Because I stood with Henry I am happier today and you should too. Henry not only got his rights, he proved that presumption of competence should be the default for every student.
Hi @KatieCouric I am #autistic & would like to talk to you about #inclusion, #communication & #civilrights #KatieAutismChat
Katie Couric will have a Twitter Chat with Autism Speaks on Wednesday May 29th at 1pm EST . Autistic people should be in the chat. hashtag #KatieAutismChat. This is my [...]
People are ausome. Every kind of ausome. just look. you will see.
I am autistic. I choose to use this because of community. Not to tell you what I am or what I am not. This is my choice.
These are the top 10, now top 18 things I need for teachers, therapists, doctors, friends and family to know.
Please never refer to my iPad as a toy. It is not. It is my voice. Imagine if you could not speak with your mouth how important your iPad voice would be.
Standing together for inclusion, communication and civil rights. Please include all kids in your classroom.
How do you talk to someone who uses AAC?
How did we get here? How did we get to a point that our 13 year old son has to fight for the rights that are already his under federal law? How did we get to a place where a pretty reserved kid has the courage, the will, to do this?
Really, this is number one. Please presume my competence.
#4 Please focus on My Strengths. I have many. We all do.
Top ten things I want you to know. Number 3: Please talk directly to me, not to my support person.
Top ten things Autistic student wants teachers, therapists and friends to know about students with special needs... they may be shocking to some of you, but hopefully to most they are exactly what you expect. Here's number 2.
Inclusion, Martin Luther King, Jr, The Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and education.
My video to help raise money for "Day Without Starbucks for Sebastien" . Sebastien is my friend. He has MELAS, a mitochondrial disease that is hurting him. Please help.