Santa brings ‘tears of joy’

Santa brings ‘tears of joy’

DANVILLE — A trip to see Santa Claus at the mall is no small feat for any family, but it can be near impossible for children with special needs. That’s why Lori Acree and Puzzled Minds of Vermilion County offer a unique experience to alleviate the stress normally associated with crowded and noisy photo ops […]

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Study shows interventions, though few, can be effective for students with high-functioning autism

Study shows interventions, though few, can be effective for students with high-functioning autism

LAWRENCE — Across the country, more and more young people are being diagnosed as with autism spectrum disorder, including those with high-functioning autism. Yet there is little research into how to help educators serve students with high-functioning autism, especially adolescents in middle and high school settings. New research from the University of Kansas shows that […]

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