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Strategies for teaching common core to teens with autism show promise

Academic performance in high school plays an important role in opportunities for a college education and employment. New recommendations provide strategies for educating adolescents with autism under a Common Core curriculum. "We know that when students with autism receive appropriate instruction and supports, many of them are capable of learning academic content that is aligned with state standards," one of the authors noted. "And better academic performance often leads to a more successful outcome after high school."
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