High school puts focus on life skills for students with autism

09/1/2009 | Advocate (Stamford, Conn.), The

A Connecticut high school has prepared a special classroom and curriculum for four students with autism-spectrum disorders. At Stamford High School, the students will use a classroom outfitted like an apartment, with a kitchen, bathroom and couch, that is designed to teach life skills as well as academics. The students will be assigned peer buddies for friendship and social guidance.

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