Ada's April awareness = Autism
The Ada Icon - 4/4/2017
Autism - a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior.
April is World Autism Month, and Ada schools Light It Up Blue in recognition.
From the Ada Bulldog Facebook - Ada's elementary students spent the week bringing autism awareness and acceptance to students, faculty and staff, through decorating rooms and holding a spirit week.
Meghan Harmon, second grade teacher, and Sherry Miller, speech therapist, who have promoted autism awareness in Ada school district coordinated the efforts.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW LOTS OF PHOTOS INSIDE THE SCHOOL -
Puzzle pieces with information about autism will be found inside and outside the school during April.
And, watch for a blue lighting color on its way in the front of the school soon.
Elementary student have also worked with ONU students, creating sensory boxes for many classrooms.
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