Autism Persuasive Speech

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Imagine being viewed by the world as different. Wouldn’t you want the people around you to understand?

A 12-year-old boy diagnosed with autism was told he was not equal to his classmates. He had a hard time identifying social cues and a difficult time speaking, thus he was labeled “weird” and “an outsider”. The young boy did not like the way he was feeling or being treated so he decided to do something about it. He knew his peers did not know or understand anything about the subject of Autism. So, on Autism Awareness Day he asked his teacher if it would be alright to share a powerpoint covering the topic of autism. This opened everyone up to a whole new world. He started to become accepted as a student just like them. He even made some friends along the way. Not only did he help people understand just him, but all the other students attending his school with autism. His goal in life is to help the world gain a knowledge and understanding of autism in the hopes that people will be more accepting of others.

Recently I signed up to volunteer at a camp over this summer in San
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All it takes is a dollar or a walk and encouraging others to do the same. There are so many great organizations such as Autism Speaks which I mentioned before. All donations contribute to determining what causes Autism so we can prevent it from happening in the first place and find a cure to help those currently suffering from its detrimental effects.

These children and families are calling for your help. And with it, you can be today 's hero. With your help, and the help of others, anything is possible. As my mom always tells me, change starts with you. Will you be the one to help that one lonely child on the school bus? Will you be the one to help that young 12-year-old boy and all those like him find a friend and be understood? Will you be the one to improve the lives of those with autism today and be better than ever
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