Autism in the Public Schools

After losing a freelance to full time position because the company I was working at learned I have Asperger’s syndrome and, as they put it, they had “no intention of accommodating” me, I started substitute teaching for Dallas ISD. I had been a substitute teacher the prvious year, and I was still in the system, so it was easy enough to start back again. Because I live in Richardson, I am restricted, due to travel time, to only a few schools I can reasonably reach. Through some bizarre set of coincidences, I somehow was mostly only able to take special education classes — meaning, I was surrounded by…



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Troy Camplin

I am the author of “Diaphysics” and the novel “Hear the Screams of the Butterfly.” I am a consultant, poet, playwright, novelist, and interdisciplinary scholar.