Autism: Subject of School Skyping

Published 03/26 2012 09:27AM

Updated 03/26 2012 12:16PM

MATTOON -- While students in one district were dismissed early, teachers stayed behind to do some learning of their own. We're keeping you Connected to the Classroom.
    The Mattoon School District held a Skype in-service for teachers. The topic? Autism in schools. Author Elaine Hall made a presentation from Los Angeles. This is the first time the district has used Skype for training.
    People who attended say they're grateful for the opportunity. More than 200-people shows up for the training. It was open to all teachers in the district, as well as community agencies.

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