It’s Time to Reflect on Inclusion

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 59 children in the U.S. are on the autism spectrum. Two years earlier, that statistic was at 1 in 88 children. Despite autism spectrum disorder touching so many families, a large percentage of people don’t realize they’ve likely interacted with people with special needs. And when you consider the increasing number of individuals with autism, it is likely everyone has encountered someone on the spectrum at one time or another. April marks Autism Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise understanding about autism, beyond the statistics. It [...]

2019-04-02T21:50:59-04:00March 29th, 2019|

Student Spotlight: Nick L.

Student Spotlight Nick L. – 11th Grade Ms. Lexi Miller. She’s really fun and really nice. She has an all-around great personality. We learn a lot from her. That sounds like something we are discussing on our podcast; disability etiquette. Most people would fear people with autism. People with autism are different, but they are just like us. They learn differently. Getting straight A’s and having my group of buddies! Hanging out with friends mostly and learning about world history. It's okay to be nervous. I was [...]

2019-04-02T21:51:07-04:00March 28th, 2019|