The holder of this card has autism (which includes Asperger syndrome). This card is issued by The National Autistic Society. It tells you what to expect when you meet a person with autism. Autism is a disability that affects social and communication skills.
Shopping and visiting new places with our Autistic children can sometimes be 'adventurous' to say the least. You haven't always got the time to stand and explain to people about your child's condition or behaviour. We hope these cards may help you.
'This person has Autism. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects how a person senses and processes the world. He or she may communicate in ways that seem unusual to you.'
The following are some examples of cards which can be carried by people with autism or their caregivers to briefly explain autism to strangers. These cards can be made yourself or are sometimes available for purchase from autism societies.
Handy dandy cards for the narrow minded people who stare, roll their eyes, or shake their heads, at you for your children's
behavior in public. Think to yourself if only they knew. Well now they can. Next smirk you get whip one out.
These cards are very useful for parents and others who support children and adults with Autism. Cards are imprinted with ASI's name, address, and telephone number on the front side and a message about Autism on the reverse side.
Choose from: Welcome to the Beauty of the Autistic Spectrum; Cure what?; Celebrate Neurodiversity!; Sometimes it's hard being different; Logical, Imaginative... Aspie; and Now where did I misplace that Theory of Mind?
Helps families cope with difficult issues that occur when raising an individual with autism as well as improve the quality of life for the autistic person. We offer two different cards that can be used when encountering certain problematic situations.