People often have only one specific idea of what they think autism looks like and it’s usually the severe kind. They think it’s having little to no social or communication skills. Or it could be an inability to make eye contact, and a hypersensitivity to sounds and change.
To these people, having autism automatically means you can never live a full life and you will always need someone else to care for you.
Raising a child with autism spectrum disorder is without a doubt a challenge. Parents try anything from therapy to classes and toys to help their child live better, fuller lives.
So…..it looks like schools around the country are going virtual this fall. At least, most of them.
What does that mean for you?
Well, many parents are opting to homeschool instead. And, the rest (with the exception of those who have the option of in-person school) are going to do virtual school at home.
What is autism?
Autism Speaks sums it up so succinctly.
“Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.”
Read more of their explanation here at this link.