A thought Regarding Special Needs Individuals


 

AN INDIVIDUAL
DIAGNOSED WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SHOULD NOT BE DEFINED BY A DIAGNOSIS

IT IS A PART OF WHAT MAKES THEM UNIQUE

IT IS MERELY ONE COMPONENT OF THEIR LIFESTYLE

DO NOT DEFINE THEM AS A DIAGNOSIS BUT AS A HUMAN WITH
INDIVIDUAL TALENTS SKILLS AND INDIVIDUAL PERSONALITIES EMBRACE WHAT SPECIAL NEEDS INDIVIDUALS HAVE TO OFFER WITHIN SOCIETY

A DIAGNOSIS SHOULD BE USED MERELY TO INTERACT WITH A SPECIAL NEEDS INDIVIDUAL TAKING THEIR SPECIAL LEARNING STYLE INTO ACCOUNT.

A DIAGNOSIS SHOULD NEVER BE USED HOWEVER WITH THE INTENT OF HANDICAPPING AN INDIVIDUAL NOR DEFINING WHO THEY ARE AS PERSON BY IT.

Mari Nosal M.Ed

I am a published author and focus on books pertaining to autism and Aspergers Syndrome. I have had special needs articles published in several magazines. I have been interviewed several times in print, on pod casts, and internet T.V. regarding the autism spectrum. I have presented autism workshops to staff, management teams, and parent groups. I offer tips on curriculum development and behavior modification within the classroom and through in-services. I am certified by the Department of Early Childhood Education as a lead preschool teacher, an infant and toddler teacher, and site coordinator qualified to manage school age programs. I have recently ventured into public speaking engagements to educate both parents and educators on autism and Aspergers Syndrome I want my experiences and challenges to be used productively as a learning tool for other parents and for educators as well. When my son was diagnosed with Asperger’s a decade ago it was a foreign word among many parents and professionals alike. I fought for help never giving up. Through my books I wish to help parents feel like they do not walk in the dark, that they are not alone, empower them and that there is light at the end of the tunnel. I also want to educate society at large on the topic of the autism spectrum. I believe all parties involved need to work as a collaborative team in order to insure a special needs child’s success.If you like my articles, aside from being the parent of an adult with Aspergers Syndrome/ A.D.D and an educational professional, I am also a published author of many special needs and autism related books written to inspire and support parents, families, educators and society at large as well. Please stop by and check out my books on Amazon.com at Mari Nosal : Please stop by my site at Amazon Books and check out my published books on autism aspergers special needs and more http://tinyurl.com/kdspqy9

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