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Richmond school for kids with autism making major expansion

December 10, 2016
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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — One of the largest resources for kids with autism in the Richmond area is becoming even bigger. It’s a diagnosis that’s become more prevalent across the country. One in 68 kids are now diagnosed with autism. “We first got his diagnosis and really had no idea what autism would mean in his life,” said parent Brook Trible. Trible says after her son was diagnosed she wasn’t sure what to do. That’s when she heard about the Faison School. For years the school has been educating kids with autism from school districts across the state but the organization has taken their efforts to the next level. Now called the Faison Center, they’ve changed much more than just their name. “Now what we can do is take a kid as young as 18 months and have him or...

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