Reflection About Autism

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At this point in our lives, we start to consider what exactly it is we want to do with our lives. We think for long hours about how our significant achievements could help us. We wonder if we can get inspired for the future, by those who are presently around us. We consider how our stands against issues can be helpful to society. Then you wonder why they should choose you over thousands or even millions of people. For the community of (name of university/college) I know the answers that will be beneficial for them.

If you honestly want to talk about significant achievements and overcoming obstacles, honestly, I view it everyday in myself. It goes all the way back to when I was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. People told me that I was special, but honestly for a majority of my life I did not view it positively. I always felt that autism affected me in a negative way, until I started making outstanding friends and going to more social events. Joining Best Buddies in my Freshman year helped additionally, as I was able to befriend people who I felt comfortable with and at the time it was rejuvenating, as I was making wonderful friends who were a good influence on my life. The reason why that was important is that autism affects the person’s social abilities, and I endured enormous amounts of difficult challenges in my past involving my disability, such as the ticks (certain physical/verbal occurrences that happen frequently and can last up to eight weeks at
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