The Haugland Learning Center in Sandusky, Ohio, is a private charter school, serving students with autism by emphasizing positive reinforcement over other behavior-modification strategies. Student Jonathan Wetzel, who has autism, attends the school with the help of a special state-funded autism scholarship that, beginning in January, will also be available to students with learning disabilities and other health issues. "This will give families who are frustrated and dissatisfied a choice and an option," advocate Chad Aldis said.

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