Thursday, December 28, 2006

AUTISM: Autistic boy adjusts to mainstream class, wins bee

As Arizona works to get its 3,574 autistic children into traditional classrooms, fifth-grader Theo Vermaas adjusts well -- winning the class spelling bee this year. His teacher said she treats him like any other pupil and encourages his creative story telling. The Arizona Republic (Phoenix)

More news on Theo Vermaas:
- ABC15 : Theo Vermaas, Autistic 5th-grader, spelling champ fares well in mainstream class
- Azstarnet : Theo Vermaas, Autistic boy a mystery writer and now a champion speller
- KVOA Tucson : Theo Vermaas, Autistic 5th-grader,spelling champ fares well in mainstream class

From the CEC Smart Brief

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