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We Know Ways to Teach Kids With Autism | Most schools just don’t use them

There’s no single way to teach children with autism. Regardless of which method a school adopts, though, it’s no mystery what helps them to thrive: calm, not chaos, in the classroom; one-on-one attention from teachers, aides, and therapists; lessons tailored to the individual child’s needs, whether that means learning not to bite or how to Read More

Spectrum Center bridging gap between young people with developmental disabilities and employers (Concord, Calif.)

Evan Thomas, 19, of Concord, cleans the cash register area of the Safeway on Monument Blvd. in Concord, Calif., on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Through Spectrum Center, numerous businesses strive to find work for people with autism. Thomas cleans around the registers, the front doors and the doors in the frozen food isle on Tuesdays and Read More