Making a difference… and in good company

Sebuah surat yang ditulis oleh seorang remaja autis

Dear Teacher: A Letter From H

Sometimes I make mistakes…

I need you to help me…

Sometimes I hear everything at once… and a lot of noise is overwhelming

When I listen to music I hear everything at once… that is great for listening to music – but it can be hard in a classroom.

Hearing everything in the classroom means that: Sometimes I could hear everyone in the class breathing and it went over the sound of the teacher speaking

This makes me anxious…

I need you to understand that this doesn’t mean I wasn’t listening… or that I was misbehaving.

I need you to encourage me to stick with it… this gives me the message that I can do it and that you believe in me.

Your actions give me messages that teach me about resilience

I need you to notice the little things I do right instead of the little things I do wrong

His message was powerful: I am a kid right now… but someday I will be a grown-up

Please help me build understanding in our world…

via Making a difference… and in good company.


One Touching Poem

My friend’s 6 grader son wrote this poem as part of his 20 days of poetry homework.

Just because I have autism…
Don’t laugh at me
Don’t hurt my feelings
Please understand my autism

Just because I have autism…
Doesn’t mean I need to be babysit
Doesn’t mean I can be treated like a small kid
Doesn’t mean I am naughty

Just because I have autism…
I try to follow the rules
I can use my memory skill
I like Math

Just because I have autism…
I feel lonely
Somebody can take the ball from me
Everybody goes to the party and I don’t

Comprehensive List of Social Stories and Visual Scripts for Daily Living and Social Skills

Kumpulan panduan visual yang cukup lengkap untuk kehidupan sehari-hari.

Autism Spectrum Directory

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Social stories or visual scripts are stories that describe with words and pictures different activities or events that happen in life in a step by step detailed way. The social stories or visual scripts listed are mostly in PDF format (unless otherwise noted). If you do not have a PDF reader, you can download Adobe PDF Reader.

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Daily Events

What I Can Do When I am Hungry

What I Can Do When I am Tired

What I Can Do When I See Friends

What I Can Do When I Need a Break

If You Don’t Know the Answer to a Question

Asking for Help

Social Cue Cards



Bedtime Routine 1

Bedtime Routine 2

Personal Care


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