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Category: Special Education

A young boy happily holds the hand of his caregiver

A Loving Home for Amergin

Loving, curious and fun, Amergin is blind and was diagnosed with autism. He is also nonverbal and active…very active. At 5 years old, he was filled with energy, but without sight, Amergin struggled to make sense of the world around him. And without a voice, he couldn’t express his needs or discontentment. He communicated his…

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An instructional aide assists a young boy who is blind with a Brailler.

A Special School for Mario

Adriana’s biggest concern has always been what will happen to her son, Mario, after she and her husband pass. Fourteen-year-old Mario was born blind and later diagnosed with intellectual disabilities and autism. Mario attended a local public elementary school, but for middle school, his parents sought a more specialized environment. They wanted him to learn…

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