That is the number of children in the United States that will be diagnosed with autism. Did you know that this statistic rises drastically to 1 in 54 in boys? Go here to learn more.
As educators, we may have children in our classroom who have autism. Sometimes, our students do not understand why their classmate behaves so differently. Here are few resources that I used to teach myself, help my student with autism and to help my class; all with the hope of teaching acceptance of others.
I do not claim to be an expert on this subject. I understand that all children are different.
I am hoping that you will help me raise awareness. April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. On this day, you can wear blue or if you choose use the image below to post onto your blog or blog sidebar.