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“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.

Some of my students are mostly nonverbal and can pretty much do the grade-level curriculum with some differentiation and modifications. These are the students who can read, but have difficulty showing what they know. They NEED visual answer choices and visuals all around in order to access the grade level curriculum. I knew these students could be successful in a general education classroom for short periods of time.