Mother Shares An Emotional Letter From A School Teacher To Her Son With Autism: Evaluating His Skills Beyond His Condition

Date October 4, 2018 18:43

The intelligence evaluation of students in some school is outrageous. It's just like, they judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree. Yeah, its how irrelevant it can be! But finally, more schools are adopting a compassionate way of measuring capabilities. What a time to be alive! /

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Kids with autism

About 1 percent of the world population has the autism disorder. In the United States, this condition engulfs estimated 1 in 59 births. Their life struggles are statistically high. /

Autism-Society reveals the heartbreaking fact that about 35 percent of young adults with this disorder don't end up having a job. In most cases, they are even unable to receive postgraduate education after high school. It's more devastating that, It costs $8,600 extra per year to educate such special students.

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Boy with autism received a letter from his teacher

Mom, Gail Twist shared a heart-melting letter from a school teacher. It was sent to her 11-year-old son, Ben who suffers from autism. The teacher had evaluated his performance on his talents as a human. Totally ignoring his incapabilities.

His academic performance was captioned as:

These tests only measure a little bit of you.

It's sentimental to witness such a compassionate judgment. We are sure it left you teary. The world needs more of such people and their kindness!

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Tips for raising a child who has autism

If you suspect any developmental issues, get the treatment started immediately. Sometimes delays in diagnosis worsen the situation. A parent of a special kid must be willing to take all possible measures to ensure he thrives in life. There are many things parents can do to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Assist in overcoming the child's challenges. Provide structure and safety within his routine. Most importantly, accept your child, quirks and all. Learn about his condition and try to decipher his non-verbal cues.

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Share this beautiful message and make people learn to treat others beyond their restricted abilities!

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