12/3/2009

Students who have mild forms of autism may achieve grade-level success in academics but often have trouble navigating the social aspects of school, say parents who are pushing for more social-skills support in public schools. While a number of schools in the Washington, D.C., area are working to meet the needs of students with mild autism, some parents say they have been forced to seek out private-school programs that incorporate social skills into the core curriculum.

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