Local Features
11:50 am
Fri May 1, 2009

School for autistic children opens in Kentucky

Murray, KY – Approximately half a million children in the US have an autism-related disorder, and the parents of those children face a host of challenges, not the least of which is identifying appropriate therapy for their child and then finding the right program. Until recently, Kentuckians had nowhere to go in-state for therapy; but a new school in eastern Kentucky, the first of its kind, could be a model for other schools throughout the Commonwealth. Kentucky Public Radio's Ron Smith paid a visit and has this report.