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Deion Butler is a second-grade student at Early Beginnings Academy Charter School. He began attending EBA for preschool when he was 3 years old. Even when he was little, Deion was a kind and curious kid who loved exploring, building things, and singing songs. Our instructional team worked closely with his mother Dashaun to provide the support she needed after he was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Deion struggled with communicating...

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Adrian Santana is an artist, a student, and a cyclist. He has been a part of the UCO family since he was three years old. When Diamond Minds Transformational Leadership Academy opened its doors in 2009, Adrian was sitting front and center in the classroom. As a second grader, his receptive and expressive language skills were limited, he often responded by repeating words he heard. In public school, Autism was a limiting factor for Adrian. At...

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