Boy with autism writes poem for homework, perfectly describes what it’s like to live with autism
10-year-old Benjamin Giroux was given an open-ended homework assignment by his teacher. When asked to write a poem, Benjamin decided to use it as an opportunity to show other what it’s like to live with autism.
Being autistic, Benjamin has always felt ‘different’ when compared to his peers.
While he wishes he could be treated the same as everyone else, he understands his autism makes him come across differently.