I was working as a guide helper when I was a university student. I chose the work related with the person with autisms because of that.
I was mental disabilities person's guide helper. However, there were person with autisms in that, too.
I had gone out to various places with them on the weekend.
But there were a lot of people who have taken a turn in the park during a day.
And some people went to the same place every time.
When I went out with the person, who lives in group home,
She said "I don’t know why I am here, and I want to go home.” And she cried.
At that time, I was working as a part-time job.
Therefore, I did not neatly know their detailed situations.
But I doubted that "Is their life good as today?" in many times.
Of course, there were a lot of happiness and goodness, too.
However, doubted things very strongly impression in me.
So I thought that I want to help the individuals diagnosed with autism to be able to spend the full life happier than now.
Therefore, I have chosen the current job that was able to be more deeply related with the person with autism.
I worked a a guide helper when I was a university student, and through that experience, I decided to choose a job that would involve helping persons with autism.
As a guide helper, I mainly assisted persons suffering from mental disabilities. Among them were persons with autism.
On weekends, I would take them to various places, while many of the other helpers would take turns to take the disabled people to the the same park.
One time, I took a female person out of the group home; she cried and told me that, she did not know why she had to stay in the group home and that she wanted to return home. At the time I was working as a part-time only and therefore I did not know the detailed situation. However this prompted me to question that there may be ways to improve the way the group home residents are being treated.
With time, I became more conscious about how I would be able to help improve the lives of those suffering from autism; making them happier, spending a more fulfilling life.
The above is my motive for having chosen this career, to help those with autism lead a higher quality of life.