Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide
ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.
For autism awareness, my group in class had to make an event to donate for a charitable cause. I thought the event donations should go towards Jaden’s Voice (a non-profit organization for autism) so with this decision in hand, I felt very confident that I was able to explain my point, and was able to get a group of 9 people to agree! I felt so good about the way that this project went down, that I had to know how everyone was going with everyone during the aspect of this project.
I felt as though that this project alone was a really neat highlight of many things I wanted to accomplish before. I was able to feel comfortable around a large group of people and communicate with them on an idea that I pitched for the sake of autism awareness. Everyone working together in a harmonious large group setting was also a really neat highlight. The people in my group understood what I was going through, and everyone in the group worked together and helped me out in certain areas I wasn’t able to understand.
Also, I felt relieved when we all had a great time with this assignment. In particular, I think that there was a lot that was learned on what it meant to be in a group setting in the future. This wasn’t the first group that I worked with, but I feel as though that this was a group where we all loved the direction of the project and were confident with each other in certain decisions that were made in the process. Hopefully, I can take this learning experience and use it to go farther in group ideas like this in future projects.