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Education commissioner supports autism awareness

Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt is leading educators across Kentucky in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day in support of children and families who experience autism on a daily basis.

Education commissioner supports autism awareness

Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt is leading educators across Kentucky in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 in support of children and families who experience autism on a daily basis.

Highlights from the 2016 Regular Session

While the legislature was focused this session on how to deal with the state’s underfunded pension systems, a few education bills made it into law.

Extending the reach of special education professionals

The Bluegrass Center for Teacher Quality hosted an event Oct. 20 called “Building the Village: A Summit on Down Syndrome and Autism Education.”

Collaborative summit planned for those working with students with Down, autism

The Bluegrass Center for Teacher Quality will host “Building the Village: A Summit on Down Syndrome and Autism Education,” on Oct. 20 at The...

New office offers services, support for children and adults with autism

The Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CCSHCN) has announced a new Office of Autism has been established at the agency. The Office...

Grant application period open for programs serving children with autism

The Autism Speaks Chapter, Regional and Neighborhood Grant programs accept grant applications from service providers around the country for awards of up to $5,000...

Autism report released

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders has released its update on evidence-based practices for children and youth with autism. Scientists at the...

Parents sought to take part in UK autism, school survey

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a study on the types of education services that a child with autism receives in school. This...

Autism listserv started

A listserv dedicated to discussions about autism has been started for the benefit of parents, educators and therapists who are concerned with autism spectrum...