Students with autism cultivate new skills in school garden

03/9/2012 | Bastrop Daily Enterprise (La.)

Students in an autism program at Cherry Ridge Elementary School in Louisiana are gaining valuable skills as they help cultivate the school's new garden. The students, whose work planting and tending the garden is a form of horticultural therapy, have shown improvements in grades, communication skills and self-esteem since they started gardening, educators said.

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