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For special ed advocates, one bill down and many more on the line

Published on May 11, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Angela Garvin has spent months fighting for teachers to get training on how to communicate with her son Marcus, who has cerebral palsy and is nonverbal. She argues that all the adults who interact with her 7-year-old should learn how to use his speech device and should get basic sign language training in case that device malfunctions. Over the last few months, the Killeen mom-turned-advocate has been calling her state representatives regularly and going to the Capitol to attend hearings, but she isn’t optimistic that elected officials will improve daily life for her son. “I don’t expect much when it comes to special education […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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