Articles by Lisa Parramore
When Adam graduated from high school in 2019 he knew he wanted to get a job. “I want to take food orders like my sister,” he said.
During school Adam worked hard at developing his reading skills and money counting skills, but even with adapted curriculum he still struggled to get some words right and correctly make change. He also enrolled in a Job Training program his Junior and Senior years to develop other skills.
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