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Majority of states fail education obligations to special needs students

The U.S. Department of Education says less than half the states were in compliance with federal special education law. We have to do better. This is a disservice to our students. When I was diagnosed with autism in 1992, special [...]

By |August 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Majority of states fail education obligations to special needs students

I Have Autism And Plan To Become A Teacher After College

This guest post is by Charles Clifford Samson, III a young man on the autism spectrum who will be attending Southeastern Louisiana University in the Fall. Charles is applying for our Spring 2018 Making a Difference Autism Scholarship via the nonprofit KFM Making [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|157 Comments

I Have Autism And Am Pursuing A Degree To Help Students With Special Needs

This guest post is by Lauren Roth who is a senior at Carmel High School who will be attending Ball State University in the Fall 2017 to study Special Education. She is active in her community. She participated in Carmel [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Have Autism And Am Pursuing A Degree To Help Students With Special Needs

Teacher Writes Inspiring Letter to Student with Autism Who Didn’t Pass a Test

Ben Twist, an 11-year-old boy with autism who attends Lansbury Bridge School and Sports College received an important message from one of his teacher’s recently. After Ben didn’t pass a standardized test his teacher, Mrs. Clarkson, wrote this letter to [...]

By |July 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Teacher Writes Inspiring Letter to Student with Autism Who Didn’t Pass a Test