In His Own Words: Life with Asperger’s Syndrome, written by a precious kid who seems to be finding his way at Dynamic Community Charter School. Hope you can help contribute to their important cause!
a post by Bailey Gladden, one of our amazing students
My name is Bailey. I am 15 and starting Dynamic Community Charter School as a 9th grader. You should know that for the first time in a long time, I am excited for the school year to start.
For as long as I can remember, I have dealt with living with Asperger’s Syndrome. It is a form of Autism that causes me to have high anxiety, problems understanding appropriate responses in social situations, vocal and physical tics, ADHD, and depression; but it may not be the same for everyone. While my coping skills and behaviors are now a source for others to ridicule and bully me, it wasn’t always that way.
When I was in elementary school, I had fun in school, or at least as much fun as you can have being in school. I didn’t see myself as…
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