Alexander Magnussen part 2March 1, 2018
How do meltdowns feel. How to support our community members and their parents. Sensory issues and autism, and advice for parents. Eye contact discussed. Fidgeting and fidget spinners. Dignity and autism. Stories about Alexander’s mother and how she helped him. How other children/peers help growth. Have high expectations. Welcoming the world in. Challenge the sensory issue. Factors that helped him be the person he is today. His purpose in life. How his public speaking career began and what he loves about it. Why he believes advocacy is so important. What he wants the world to know about autism. His goals and message to others.
Organizations that Alexander supports:
Inclusion BC: www.inclusionbc.org
Pacific Autism Family Network: pacificautismfamily.com
Semiahmoo House Society: www.semi-house-society.com
Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo: www.facebook.com/SelfAdvocateSAS
Stay tuned for Part 3, coming March 15!