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Hillsboro Center Trains Teachers

The NW Regional ESD in Hillsboro opened a center to train teachers and serve about 500 students. 2 dozen have autism. The ESD took 4.3 million in federal stimulus to purchase and remodel a former school. This center will train teachers both at the center and online to work with students with disabilities up to age 21.


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for an Effective Treatment for Autistic Children

When parents hear of something that has proven results for autistic children, they want to try it.


Autism education making advances

Autism education making advances By Valerie Close and Judy Newman Published: Tuesday, May 1, 2007 Tyler is a 4-year-old boy who goes to a neighborhood preschool, likes to build large structures with Legos and can identify all the letters of the alphabet. An early childhood special educator helps his teacher adapt activities so he can learn. Ryan is a 4-year-old boy who goes to an intensive specialized preschool where he practices specific skills and is learning to use pictures to com- municate. Tyler and Ryan both have autism, yet these boys have very different educational needs.