By alex on March 31, 2013
I realize that not every part of this will be applicable in every country. We have different educational systems, and this is tailored to mine. This is meant as an inspiration to what you can do to make the student-teacher relationship go well from the beginning.
When I begin a new semester there’s a...
By alex on July 24, 2008As many of you have already heard, this past week talk radio personality Michael Weiner, better known on the air as Michael Savage, made several outrageous remarks in regards to autism, including, "Now, you want me to tell you my opinion on autism, since I'm not talking about autism? A fraud, a racket…I'll tell you what autism is. In 99 percent of the cases, it's a brat who hasn't been told to cut the act out. That's what autism is. What do...
By alex on June 7, 2008
Please note that I do support fundraising campaigns for autism if their...
By alex on August 25, 2006A single mother says her only son, who had Asperger's syndrome, lost his life because the authorities did not understand his disability.
Glennys Jones' son, David, 23, was found dead on December 31 last year, following an overdose of prescription drugs. Last week, a coroner recorded an open verdict at an inquest into his death.
Now Miss Jones is calling for more awareness of his condition.
By alex on February 22, 2005Freelance writer Ellen Notbohm has a nice little informational piece which describes ten feelings supposedly held by someone with Autism. It seems that her piece is focused on individuals with extremely low functioning autism, but it is an informative read regardless. Also, some of you will be able to relate to quite a few of the troubles resulting from an autistic mindset. I enjoyed reading this and I hope you will as well.
By alex on October 27, 2004OnlyPunjab.com calls Autism a "A National Tragedy."
This "Autism" tragedy that parents are experiencing with their affected children has taken a terrible toll on these families and the U.S. healthcare system.I for one don't think of myself as a national tragedy...
This epidemic will cost the U.S. billions of dollars. An entire generation of children may have been affected. The symptoms of "autism" and mercury poisoning are identical.