LinkedIn celebrated its 15th anniversary… Congrats…
They requested people write what they dreamed, thought about when they were 15.
I shared these thoughts!
This instance is a classic. Why? Because assistants and a teacher treated her without kindness and respect two years ago. And for the past 6 months she’s capable of expressing her memories in vivid detail.
Every month she goes through OCD and a PTSD episode and she repeats the same details over and over. She cries and asks why did this happen to her.
As a parent I say: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
Another parent states: “every single day there is more lack of empathy. I am totally disgusted”
A combination of factors allow this abuse to take place and our children pay for it.
My main message: existing training prior to being hired is not effective, it cannot be Academia based. It has to be training led by parents.
But in order to get approval for any kind of training of teachers, politics have to be involved.
They will be hearing from us soon!
Sources of Information—Who Are the Best Reporters?
Due to their core deficits in communication, emotional
understanding, and expression, children with ASD are often
poor reporters of their own psychological symptoms
and under-report problems on symptom rating scales
(Mazefsky et al. 2011; White et al. 2012). Clinicians have
come to rely on the reports of parents or other observers…
To see my daughter being a kid and learning the big lessons in life
Enjoy her creation, words, illustrations and expression of emotions…
Individuals in the spectrum are very literal
Explaining the concept of a raffle takes many efforts, subtleties and the classic be ready for the unexpected survival skill we parents – diagnosis or not – utilize quite efficiently…
At 9yrs old this became a fun experience, drawing it made it easier to handle…
Bottom line: Emotions shared and unwillingly comprehending she did not win and she has to deal with it…
A big plus… no behavior crisis, no torture for no one…
We continue… Enjoy!