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Students with disabilities finding that higher education is within their grasp

Source: commercialappea Posted By: Bill 4618 days ago

Relics from Daniel Fendley's graduation ceremony neatly line the dining room table in this Germantown home. His diploma from Concord Academy, congratulations cards and mortarboard with its victorious purple tassel are all proof of an accomplishment that seemed impossible a generation ago.

Daniel, like nearly 40 percent of the students at his small East Memphis school, suffers from an autism spectrum disorder. And Daniel, like millions of other members of the class of 2009, will begin college this....

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