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Dr. Meg explains how autism appears differently in people. Learn about the strengths children with autism have.

Some children with autism work with more than one teacher in schools. They have a classroom teacher, but they may also have a special education teacher. Special education teachers help change material children in the classroom are using into material that is easier for the child with autism to learn from. Sometimes, they take their students outside the classroom.

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Making Connections


Do you have any friends who have autism? If so, what is your favorite thing to do together?


Have you read any books about other kinds of health needs? If so, how were they similar to or different from having autism?


Many people with autism spectrum disorder have changed the world, including Albert Einstein. With an adult, look up more information about a person with autism who interests you. How did that person make the world a better place?

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