Community Health, Youth Voices
Teachers brought a new twist to the age-old classroom experiment in which teens learn about responsibility and childcare by taking care of an object – in this case, a bag of flour. But in this assignment, each “child” would have a learning disorder. “My friend sitting next to me was given autism, while my other friend’s child was given attention deficit disorder (ADD). Mrs. Equils explained I needed to research dyslexia and be ready to answer questions from teachers, family members and friends on how the disorder affects my child.” Read the story on Coachella Unincorporated.