Preparing Autistic Teens for Life After High School

March 4, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

As autistic children grow into adolescents and young adults, the Athens area offers  public and private resources to smooth the transition into life after high school. “There’s so much here that people don’t know about,” said Cheryl Boop, a licensed occupational therapist and vice-president of the Georgia Occupational Therapy Association. “So people end up traveling […]

Hall County Schools “Ahead of the Curve” on Proposed School Lunch Rules

March 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Gainesville, Ga.— A new US Department of Agriculture proposal calls for major nutritional overhauls in school lunches nationwide, but Hall County School officials aren’t worried about pending reforms. The new rules, which are expected to go into effect within the next year, will require school cafeterias to incorporate more whole grains, fruits and vegetables into […]