Sun Nov 13, 2011 19:15

I can't imagine how hard it would be, as a parent, to deal with your child having these issues. I know that you would accept the situation and do the very best that you could, but my heart just breaks for any parent that has been given this lot in life. I can only imagine how much dedicated, loving, and well-educated teachers mean, not only to the kids, but to those parents as well! I haven't yet encountered a student on the spectrum, but these articles really made me realize how very important my job is!

  • ASD articles - fayk, Sun Nov 13 00:28
    When I taught pre-k I had children in my class who were on the autism spectrum. I also have a good friend whose son shows many of the same characteristics of Connor in the one article. I was not... more
    • Re: ASD articles - redingerj, Sat Nov 26 08:07
      You said it, Katie! Setting a "purpose for reading" makes sense for kids- especially those with ASD or who have characteristics of "the spectrum." I also liked reading about how his teacher was able... more
    • ASD - trivettec, Sun Nov 13 19:15
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