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Bridging the Gap: Maximizing Education for Special Needs Kids

September 14, 2012

The education system is difficult to maneuver to ensure the best learning for your child can be difficult, especially if your child has autism. Karen Peterson, is a single mom from Harlem, who has tirelessly championed for her autistic son Nigel, 23, and his right to learn.  From his diagnosis, Karen has challenged school systems and cut through red tape, forcing educators to reevaluate the system.

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