Autism's growth leaves TN schools unprepared

Dec 11, 2010 Full story: WBIR-TV

Cara Crosby-Wilson collects about two pink slips a week from Fairview Elementary School in Williamson County, outlining her second-grader's disciplinary problems.

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“WTF???”

Since: Dec 09

Oak Ridge,Tn

#1 Dec 11, 2010
What Tennessee is behind in something education related.That cant be...Oh wait yes it can ans its no surprise to me that it is.In this state if it isnt related to Guns,God ,or Abortion no one give a damn.

Since: Dec 10

Oak Ridge, TN

#2 Dec 11, 2010
You are right bobnakridge! My brother is a 6th grade Math teacher at Norris Middle School and we were discussing today some of the downfalls that TN has in its education program.

I am not sure how interested you are in Autism but I have a couple of students with Autism and what we do has really helped with focus and discipline!

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“WTF???”

Since: Dec 09

Oak Ridge,Tn

#3 Apr 11, 2011
I have friends with children that have Autism.I am a former bus driver for the city of NY and transported children with develpomental disabilities.I find it sad the lack of interest here in East TN in education and the real lack of interest in special needs children.
PMAOakRidge wrote:
You are right bobnakridge! My brother is a 6th grade Math teacher at Norris Middle School and we were discussing today some of the downfalls that TN has in its education program.
I am not sure how interested you are in Autism but I have a couple of students with Autism and what we do has really helped with focus and discipline!
Martial Arts for Kids at PMA...it's more than just a game www.PMAOakRidge.com .
Teacher 10

United States

#4 Apr 17, 2011
I agree. The problem is that people like Myron Iwanski have NO sympathy for these children. There are initiatives out there to help and he is trying to block them. I voted for him in the past, never again.

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