I am a 24-year old who is Autistic. I use the capital A to describe this as my identity and the way I see the world. I am also a graduate student of behavioral science and a graduate early childhood educator.
I am publishing a series of articles about autism and strengths-based education. Here is the first in my series. Here are a couple of ways we can adapt our teaching to effectively capitalize on the strengths of an individual with ASD. “By changing from a deficit orientation to a diversity perspective within which students with learning differences can learn according to their strengths rather than their weaknesses, we can help these students become who they are truly meant to be.” I base this writing on my personal experience as both aRead more on themighty.com