The Learning Hurdle: Educating Autistic Children in BX

Autism is on the rise in the Bronx and city. School officials say the number of children diagnosed with the disability has grown in the

THE BRONX - Autism is on the rise in the Bronx and city. School officials say the number of children diagnosed with the disability has grown in the last five years. However, as the number of children with autism grows, parents say recourses become much thinner.

News 12 The Bronx takes an in depth look at some students in the borough with autism and the resources they need and are getting.

Part 1A - Meet the Bronx parent of an autistic studentPart 1B ? A visit to P.S. 176X, a school for autistic children

Part 2 ? A visit to an A.N.G.E.L.S. meeting, a support group for parents of autistic children

Part 3 - A view from the Department of Education

Related Information:Parentsof A.N.G.E.L.S.

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