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Digital story telling

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Digital story telling

  1. 1. I feel children are our future teachHello My name is Tiffany Hartman them well and let them lead the way Personal Journey
  2. 2. Introduction Xavion AKA Zay My grandson Xavion diagnosed with Autism. Exceptional Children
  3. 3. Autism Defined ◦ A mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships, and in... ◦ A mental condition in which fantasy dominates over reality, as a symptom of schizophrenia and other disorders. We try to do all things that he wants to do and not let autism hold him back
  4. 4. We advocate for him when needed
  5. 5. AutismI feel that autism is something we are seeing more in children today and more research does need to be done
  6. 6. Research and Background• “Firstly, an inability to engage in reciprocal social interaction. Some have suggested that the autistic child fails to develop a ‘theory of mind’, and cannot imagine what other people may think or feel. 3 In any event, they lack empathy. Humans, animals and objects are treated alike. Parents and siblings may be regarded as useful tools that can help the autistic child achieve certain ends, but rarely will they be sought for comfort. The child often becomes solitary, avoids eye contact, and displays little of the interested curiosity and exploratory play seen in normal infants and young children.”• Information take from this website• http://qjmed.oxfordjournals.org/content/95/5/263.full
  7. 7. This has not been the doesnot happen to All Children with autism this does not happen to Xavion loves taking pictures and reading and learning. Some doctors have said that Xavion has a slight case of autism If you have it or you don’t There are just different levels to the disorder
  8. 8. Autism now affects 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys; Autism prevalence figures ... Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.; Autism
  9. 9. With that being said lets all try todo something about AutismBy writing CongesDoing something in your community like a walk or a fundraiser to help children with AutismLearning more
  10. 10. With that being said lets all try todo something about AutismBy writing CongesDoing something in your community like a walk or a fundraiser to help children with AutismLearning more

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