My body movement speed is not average.
It is not in the mean.
My thinking speed is.
My thinking speed is faster than average.
My body takes time to agree
to cooperate with my mind.
If my body chooses not agree
my thoughts remain my own.
More anxiety less body cooperation.
Less body cooperation more anxiety.
Less anxiety more body cooperation.
More body cooperation less anxiety.
Excerpt from Wurzburg Seminar at Princeton University
In 2012 Henry faced disability based discrimination when he was denied entry to the middle school across the street from his home. Then 12 year old Henry started “I STAND WITH HENRY” to take action against the segregation and low expectations he encountered and to empower others to stand together and demand full access to equal education in their neighborhoods. Henry’s international social media campaign garnered tens of thousands of supporters and he was allowed entry into his neighborhood school after months of negotiation. Henry went on to excel not only in General Education but it Advanced Honors and Gifted classes.He was the 2013 Recipient of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network's Award for Service to the Self-Advocacy Movement. You can find Henry @istandwithhenry on Facebook and Twitter.
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