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Granite School District supports families with autistic children

Granite School District supports families with autistic children

by Tom Wharton
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Mar 13, 2013 11:07AM MDT

West Valley City • On a cold Thursday in late January, parents, kids with autism and their siblings gathered in three Whittier Elementary School rooms for dinner, fun and education.
The 30 families are part of the Granite School District’s Autism Parent Support Group, a second-year program funded by a federal grant designed to prevent child abuse that is administered by the Utah Division of Child and Family Services.
“I would dare to use the word vital,” said Andrea Brown of Magna, about the pro...

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