Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Program Aids Autistic Teens In Connecting

Part of Erron Gerstein's socialization
lesson includes learning polite
VERNON HILLS, Ill. -- Making connections can be a challenge for many teens, but it has been especially tough for Erron Gerstein, an 18-year-old student with autism at Vernon Hills High School.
Although he wanted to socialize with other students, simply approaching them was often daunting.
But Erron has become more bold since he enrolled in "Tutorial: A Program for Independence," a new class offering this school year.

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