מחבר: אוראל אלחדד
Tommy’s smile says it all. Last week, the sea wing base 05 Tommy teriitel the five-year-old with autism. The visit was part of international awareness day for autism indicated yesterday. Tommy won dream-visit the missile ship ins Hetz and Bumblebee’s Beth 914 party and meet with the warriors. Even the hardened stand idle on the side when they saw the grin on Tommy’s face all day.
Tommy’s tale began when his parents went public campaign and founded Facebook page Tommy one autism where “zero to help Tommy get through bumpy autistic spectrum disorders and difficulties it poses and to develop as a normal child. The campaign seeks to find standard with friends could meet and play. Since then, the initiative has gained popularity and Tommy gets orders from all over the country to come and play with them. A visit to the Haifa base is another step in the development of Tommy, “Tommy love everything about water,” explained Father Shay teriitel. “He participates in therapeutic swimming lesson and always excited and loved ships the sea arm band songs. For him, it’s the fulfillment of a dream. “
But Tommy’s personal development the project has led to further achievement, “ads against autism increased significantly”, said Tommy’s father. “There is an improvement in image to be children and people in society, people are exposed to a situation so they understand it better. Autism is a diverse phenomenon and every child differs. Tommy is positive and smiling child and it is important that we expose him to as many experiences. We see the contribution of the project to its development, the exposure it receives and the resulting change in society. “
At the end of the visit the Tommy’s Squadron pins rocket ships and warriors look. “Tommy remembers the experience I had today for much longer,” explained Shi teriitel. “The effect was to visit Tommy was enormous. To meet people and to learn new things, helping create more communication circuits and develop, “he added. At the end of a visit to Tommy’s father was important to send a message about coping with autism, some parents who find it difficult to cope with the fact that their child is diagnosed with autism. We’ve been through a lot, but we always processes at all optimistic perspective. Given any chance we’re choosing to do your best in this situation, we are proud of Tommy, and try to look only on the positive rather than the negative and enjoy as much as possible. “
Translated from Navy website