I Love Kids With Autism

Not speaking is not the same thing as having nothing to say. 116 People


    my younger brother has autism, he has quite a difficult life, he can not express how he feels and has no real way of communicating with others. It makes me sad sometimes but has thought me a lot too, ive been through the bad times, he is happy now but will never speak, we worry...
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Apr 1, 2008

    i liked this a lot

    "Did you know many of the key figures in history displayed autistic tendencies?...In the arts, that included Michelangelo, Jane Austen, Emily Dickinson, along with Beethoven and Mozart. In science, you have Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Issac Newton. In politics...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Oct 30, 2008

    Their Innocence Is Beautiful

    My ten-year-old cousin, David, is severely autistic. He doesn't speak at all, and barely communicates with anyone. He walks around, making noises to himself, sticking his hands into the pie at family gatherings. It's never bothered me. There's something about him that is so...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Oct 30, 2008

    Bay Repsite

    I worked for a few months in a classroom with children who had special needs, whether it be autism to CP.  I knew that I wanted to work with kids in the future.  I just got a job as a Bay Repsite Care Provider.  It's a company that provides care for children...
    Marri Marri
    22-25, F
    Jan 15, 2009

    I Love Kids Period

    I'm a big kid myself and I love them all. Autism or not.
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    Oct 30, 2008


    “Ok, and on the last page of your syllabus you’ll see that you’re required to do a 3-page paper on some subject that we cover in this class, or you can do a service learning project and make an oral presentation to the class on your experience.” From...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow
    31-35, F
    12 Responses Apr 22, 2010

    I Work With Children With Autism.

    I have worked with children with autism for over 10 years now.  I realy love my job.  I was in the classroom for 4 years and now work as a Specialist for about 6-7 years now.  I always did training through my job, but have expanded that to my AutismClassroom...
    AutismClassroom AutismClassroom
    31-35, F
    Dec 4, 2008

    You Need To Experience It For Yourself

    I just started working with kids with Autism a couple of years ago. It is easily the best experience of my life and I love working with them. It is so rewarding and honestly it makes you appreciate life so much more. It opens your eyes to a new world and I wouldn't trade having...
    Kaary Kaary
    22-25, F
    Aug 31, 2012

    Apparently, Medicaid Doesn't Anymore, At Least In Ms

    I just found out from a friend of mine in Mississippi that the Federal administrators in charge of Medicaid funds sent out new "guidance" involving paying for services and therapy, and the state of Mississippi had to cut any services not deemed "medically necessary...
    WithTheseTwoHands WithTheseTwoHands
    1 Response Aug 31, 2009

    Hello! My name is Tia Evans

    and I'm with Younique Cosmetics. Some of my team and I are reaching out to families dealing with autism to give back. We are offering 100% of our commission to families in need in celebration of Autism Awareness Month. I have a "Shine for Autism" event going on right now...
    youniqueviatia youniqueviatia
    36-40, F
    Apr 9, 2015

    Love My Job

    I have been working in a 2/3/4 grade classroom with autistic children for seven years, in a public school setting (PDD). I can't think of anything I would rather do for work. I have worked with every part of the spectrum and end up enjoying the severe kids the most. My first year...
    pjr0201 pjr0201
    56-60, F
    Oct 24, 2012

    They Show You Adifferent Perspective On Life

     they are truley angels.no,they may not be perfect angels,but they show you so much.and are so innnocent.they will grab your heart and you will never forget them.some may not speak ,but they have ways that can speak louder than any voice.so just listen,and you will never...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    1 Response Jul 5, 2009

    I myself am autistic.

    I have Asperger's Syndrome.
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 24, 2015

    I Love Kids With Autism

    Kids with autism are very special to me, I love them unconditionally through good times and bad, and will always be their friends meltdowns and all!
    dryper42 dryper42
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 28, 2012

    My Work

     I work as an ABA therapist for autistic children aged 2-4 everyday. It is quite possibly the most amazing and rewarding work I have ever done. The work days are long exasuting but never dull thats for sure. I had never really delt with autism before I started at this job...
    cubantbone88 cubantbone88
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2009

    A Couple of My Close Friends Kiddos Have Autism

    Both are pretty mild but in does make for some modifications in their life. I'd give anything for them to find a cure. :(  Its really scary and the odds of a child having it are raising.  I do hope they figure out what causes it and can stop it. They are the...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2008

    Two Sides Of The Same Mirror :my Darling Sissy:

    You know that feeling you get, When you touch the mirror glass Like you could have reached right through. If you hadn't have touched it so fast. And the reflection that you see So familiar, so reserved, Is the same face you face To one that's less deserved. Does she cry...
    EpicKatt EpicKatt
    13-15, F
    Apr 28, 2011

    Other Senses?

    Ok, if this wasn't igcognito I wouldn't share it for fear of backlash.  I am a Behaviorist who works with autistic kids.  I have an education, I'm a sane individual who deals with plain facts all day.  I've noticed over time that many kids have special talents...
    onestepatatime onestepatatime
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2009

    Kindness Beyond My Wildest Dreams

    Kids with autism are the sweetest children once you understand them. Yes, they all have their bad days, but who doesn't. Their bad days are no worse than another kids' tantrum. I love them so much because their good days are so much better than 'normal' kids'. They may not...
    holygirl135 holygirl135
    18-21, F
    Apr 7, 2008

    When I was 16 I was asked to help start an in

    home therapy program with an autistic girl. I helped her for the following 3 summers after that at a neurological facility. It was the best experience in the world. I enjoyed watching her change and learn. I learned as well. I will never forget the one time I picked her up and I...
    Ab262632 Ab262632
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014
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