This page is about me, Michael Fernandez. I am a funny, smart, and head-strong 7 year-old boy who has high-functioning autism. I am part of a family with two other brothers and my mom and dad.
I don't remember much about growing up as a baby, but my mom tells me that I didn't look at her or talk to her until I was 4 years old. Sometimes it's still hard for me to look at her when she talks to me, but I am trying.
Loud noises bother me and I didn't really know how to handle it when I was younger. I would spin and scream. Now I know that I can cover my ears with my hands and that will make the loud noises softer. I have also learned to use my words and say when something is too loud for me.
I don't like the sunlight or the heat, but I get to wear sunglasses which is really cool. I prefer the night time and I love the moon.
My favorite things to do are fly kites, play with my Wii, work with Ticket-to-Read on the computer and cuddle.
I am who I am because of all the help I have received and want to continue getting better. I can only do this if I go to school all year long. ISMILE has given me that chance and it has made all the difference.
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