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Autism Awareness Month

“A powerful step in building a community that supports students with autism is finding ways to educate others in what they can do to include those individuals,” says middle school teacher Jenn from Teach Love Autism. In this installment of Teacher Voices, she shares her ideas for promoting autism awareness and acceptance in the community.

As a mother of a child diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, I see first hand how difficult simple daily tasks and routines can be at times. My son’s therapists have been working with him on different strategies to deal with sensory struggles and social situations at school and home. When he told me about them, it inspired me to ask him some questions to see what it’s really like for him on a daily basis…