Autism is a lifelong, developmental disorder that affects 1 in 54 children according to the CDC. The equates to 1.85% of the population.
So we sat down with Michael Barton a speaker on Autism, Asperger's and Neurodiversity. Michael was non-verbal until he was 3 years old and was diagnosed with Autism shortly after entering the regular school system. He is on the high functioning end of the spectrum and is focused on the positive aspects of Autism and giving people hope for the future.
Gaining Employment as an Autistic Person
Myths around autism
What was school like?
Focusing on what people can’t do versus what happens when people’s needs are met.
Postiive aspecets of being Autsitic
Special and Restrictive Interests
Monty Python's Life of Brian
The benefits of making adjustments for people with autism