How Cameron manages his Autism in a mainstream classroom
Updated: Mar 22, 2022
The beautifully articulate Cameron, age 11 with a diagnosis of Autism and Dyspraxia worked with our team to prepare a presentation for his 3rd Class peers. Its very long at 6 minutes but I guess there is a lot to explain! Cam discusses neurodiversity, the sensory system, the 8 eight senses, how he manages to cope with sensory overload in a busy mainstream classroom with classroom calming adaption strategies specific to his sensory needs as everyone is different. We think he did fantastic job - Good job Cameron and yes your right 'different is a good thing'.
Here at Super Calm Sensory Products our aim is to educate parents, carers, teachers and children on neurodiversity and the impact it can have on the person caring for the child with a neurodiverse difference. We aim to increase understanding on what is happening in the body of a neurologically different person resulting in greater empathy in understanding certain behaviours. By developing sensory diets and activities aimed towards their specific sensory needs the child should reach optimum levels of arousal to allow them to be present during school and home life.
Someone who has neurologically diverse differences may react differently to others around sensory stimuli and other environmental factors. The overall goal is to promote understanding and increase empathy resulting in a more harmonious environment for all.