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Sunday Cover (Special Education: Autism) #393507

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 21, 2000
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(Studio: John Roberts) The high cost of special education for autistic children examined; scenes shown from New Brunswick, New Jersey, from an early intervention program in New Jersey, which is so successfull families move into the school district. [Autistic child's mother Carol MIGLIACCIO - describes son Carmine's behavior.] [Douglass Developmental Disabilities Sandra HARRIS - says 30 years ago these children would be institutionalized.] [Lawrence, New York, public schools Terry ROSENFELD - cites the financial impact of children moving into the district.] [Autistic children's parents Mike McCARTHY, MIGLIACCIO - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:03:50

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