Today in class the students learned about autism.
1) We read the following article:
2) We watched this video:
3) We also quickly discussed Autism Awareness Day.
In the video we watched, it’s been said that half of children who have autism are bullied. I hope that by learning about autism my students will be more understanding of their peers, regardless of what makes them different.
If you’d like to continue learning about autism, I strongly recommend the following:
2) Read Carly’s Voice (a book she’s co-authored with her dad)
3) Watch these two movies:
If you have other great suggestions to add to this list, feel free to include them to the comments section of this post.