School for autistic children set to open

September 19, 2009 9:14:59 PM PDT
A new school dedicated to the needs of children with autism is about to open its doors.Families got a sneak peak at the autism training center at Giant Steps Illinois in Lisle Saturday as staff members were making last minute preparations for the first day of school Monday.

Approximately 60 children with autism will be starting classes.

The facility is uniquely designed. Educators and therapists alike are on-site to meet the needs of students.

Plans are to double the size of the student population within the next year.


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