Thursday, June 30, 2011

Bronx Teen with Autism Graduates from High School and Is College Bound

BRONX, N.Y. -- Naresh Cintron, an 18-year-old from Baychester, will graduate Friday with a Regents diploma. What sets him apart from thousands of other high school grads is that he has Autism Spectrum Disorder.
He is the first student to graduate with the hard-earned diploma from the Association for Metroarea Autistic Children (AMAC), where he attended the AMAC Academy, which focuses on moving the students on to junior college and college.

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