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Therepublic.com: Learning while waiting: Sensory integration wall teaches skills in the hallway

Therepublic.com: Learning while waiting: Sensory integration wall teaches skills in the hallway

A dedicated space at Rockcreek Elementary School encourages students to socialize and keep learning even when waiting in a hallway.

Corie Williams, Universal Design for Learning facilitator, and Amber Wolf, autism coordinator, created a sensory integration wall using a $500 grant they received this spring from Bartholomew Consolidated School Foundation.

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Therepublic.com: Center for kids with autism takes multidisciplinary approach

Therepublic.com: Center for kids with autism takes multidisciplinary approach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Tiffany Boyarovsky is learning the language of autism spectrum disorder, the language of her 22-month-old daughter.

“I didn’t know how to relate to my own daughter,” she said of Rosemary.

Their interaction is not verbal, not yet, but it is communication just the same. They play together,

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Therepublic.com: East senior writes, illustrates children's book about autism

Therepublic.com: East senior writes, illustrates children's book about autism

A Columbus East High School senior who was diagnosed with autism as a child is raising awareness about his disability by writing a children’s book.

Kyndal Gary, 17, began writing and illustrating his paperback book, “Something’s Different About Andrew,” in August as part of his senior project at East. The

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Therepublic.com: Autistic teen defies odds, begins project to help others

Therepublic.com: Autistic teen defies odds, begins project to help others

A Columbus North High School senior diagnosed with autism at age 2 is working to help individuals with disabilities advocate for themselves.

Brandon Mitchell, 18, has developed 25 self-advocacy cards as part of his senior project to help individuals who may struggle to speak in public.

The wallet-sized cards also

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