Chiara Kim is a policy intern with Alliance for a Better Utah. My non-verbal, autistic brother moved into a group home when he was 14. In the six years since, my family has been grateful for the services that state funding has helped provide. The residential staff, behavioral therapist, day program, and disability services all
Tag: learning disabilities
Currently in the state of Utah, special education accommodates everyone from students with physical disabilities such as deafness or blindness to mental disabilities like autism to learning disabilities like dyslexia and behavioral issues. Learning disabilities like dyslexia may be incurable; however, if intervened early enough, children suffering from dyslexia can significantly improve their learning challenges.