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Embrace Autism Acceptance

Embrace Autism Acceptance

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 17, 2019

Autism Awareness Month takes place throughout April, but many people with Autism seek acceptance, rather than awareness.  Autism affects adults and children of all ages, yet many remain unfamiliar with what autism really entails. Autism is a condition that affects a person’s ability to communicate and inte...

Elliott Embodies Midlo Enthusiasm

Elliott Embodies Midlo Enthusiasm

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

February 1, 2019

During his four years at Midlothian High School, Senior Justin Elliott has made a profound impact on those around him. As a child, doctors discovered that Elliott has Autism Spectrum Disorder, a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. Despite this challenge, Elliott always displays a h...

Midlo Lights It Up Blue

Midlo Lights It Up Blue

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 26, 2018

April is Autism Awareness Month. On Friday, April 20, 2018, Midlothian High School supported students with autism by purchasing and wearing light blue t-shirts designed to raise autism awareness.  The High Intensity Autism program sold shirts for the occasion, with proceeds benefiting the Midlothian...

April Is Autism Awareness Month, But Should It Be Autism Acceptance Month?

April Is Autism Awareness Month, But Should It Be Autism Acceptance Month?

Story Flinn, Reed Wolfgang, and Mrs. Beth Beckman

March 20, 2017

Every year on April 2nd, the world celebrates World Autism Awareness Day.  In 2008, spearheaded by the state of Qatar, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day “to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of those with autism so they can lead full...

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