Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas
“As a clinician it is important to understand that autism is much more than a diagnosis. Autism is a way of being. It is like being blind in that we cannot separate the blindness from the person, but the blindness – or in this case, the autism – defines the person. As an autistic I see, experience, interact with and give back to the world as an autistic. Autism is my operating system. It defines me.”
Words from Judy Endow that define what it feels like to be Autistic. She goes on to describe the typical method of misdiagnosis of some psychiatric symptomatology being attributed to Autism which isn’t correct.
Therefore, the mental health therapy for some Autistic people really isn’t correct or appropriate.
If you’d like to learn some more, please become one of Ms. Endow’s blog followers. Here’s the link to the latest post: