Just an idea of SOME of the traits that make up precious children (and grown ups) who live with these challenges. Until you have one of these children in your life, you have NO IDEA what it's like... :) Cute, brief overview for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder. Would be great to teach typically developing kids for April- Autism awareness month or teacher in service in the fall.
The National Autistic Society is the UK's leading charity for people affected by autism. We want a world where all people living with autism get to lead the life they choose. We will transform understanding of autism and make sure everyone living with autism gets the support they need.
Mental illness is often thought of only as an adult concern. But about half of mental illnesses begin to reveal themselves in childhood. What is the state of children’s mental health and how is it different from that of adults?