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Tommy Burress


According to autismspeaks.org “Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication”. I’m Tommy Burress, a student who has high functioning autism and has struggled to interact with people. Most of the time I will not start a conversation with someone but if I do it's because it is something that I enjoy talking about and have information that I want to share about the subject. I can almost never remember the name of people that I have talked to and have had a conversation with but I can always remember their faces. For me autism is really annoying because sometimes I will not be able to get the thoughts that I'm trying to convey out of my head and into words.


But, I wanted to share part of my story because I want people to know that people with autism can not help it and should not be made fun of. After reading this story, I want you to look at people with disabilities in a new light


Also, December 3rd was International Day of Persons with Disabilities so if you know any disabled people shout them out or learn about people with disabilities.


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