• aamaprilNational Autism Acceptance Month recognized at BASD

    National Autism Acceptance Month, previously called Autism Awareness Month, is celebrated in April, and aims to celebrate and promote acceptance of the condition that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, occurs in one of every 54 children as of 2020.

    Bellefonte Area School District Special Education Director Jen Butterworth said the district offers an array of services for students with autism, in addition to providing services for students with autism through life skills programs, emotional support and learning support services.

    *Photographed are faculty and staff in the fulltime autistic class at Bellefonte Elementary School