Should the way we treat/address people with autism at school change?
Autism-a developmental disorder of variable severity that is characterized by difficulty in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought and behavior.
"Every time I left our apartment to go searching for the lock, I became a little lighter, because I was getting closer to Dad. But I also became a little heavier, because I was getting farther from Mom."
I think that we should change in way we treat them. We tend to treat them as outsiders and all they really want it to be treated like an equal.
No matter where a child falls on the spectrum, however, parents must work with schools to ensure students receive the education they deserve — and with an estimated 1 in 59 children diagnosed as autistic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many families need support.
Autism is not a single disorder, but a spectrum of closely related disorders with a shared core of symptoms. Every individual on the autism spectrum has problems to some degree with social interaction, empathy, communication, and flexible behavior. But the level of disability and the combination of symptoms varies tremendously from person to person.
Building up social skills with practice can help enhance participation in the community and support outcomes like happiness and friendships.
Oscar never really grasp his father death and no one really choose to just come out and tell him. So he finds his own way to deal with it and still dealing with autism.
School should reach out to families and be their support group during the young times in their children lives especially the families dealing with autism.
They find all kinds of excuses to avoid engaging in group play or social gatherings; they “keep their own company,” often opting for self-protective isolation.
We should make more support groups in schools to help they students with autism react with other students.