TutoringWhile it is difficult to think about the upcoming school year in the heat of the summer, there should be a focus on early intervention and a little proactive planning when it comes to helping children outside of the classroom. Beaufort County has numerous options for supporting families and fostering student success. Here is a full list (don’t worry, you can always save this for August). 

April is designated as Autism Awareness Month.  Autism, or Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States today. By comparison, this is more children than are affected by diabetes, AIDS, cancer, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy or Down syndrome — combined.