We’ve heard for years that they don’t but parents of special needs children are learning differently. “From the time I walked through the doors at NYC Autism Charter School East Harlem (NYCACS), I knew my son was home,” Violet Stevens writes in The Education Post. “That’s where he—and my family—needed to be.
“The difference was obvious right away. Moira Cray, the school’s director of transition and community outreach, reached out to Niko to hug him, and before I could warn her that was a bad idea, it was too late.
Niko hugged her back, which he had never done before!”
“But Niko hugged her back, which he had never done before!”