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Olympia, WA: U.S. Census Bureau: "One in 9 kids in the U.S. receives special education services"

Sept 10, 2017, The Olympian (Olympia, WA): New program aimed to provide support and fellowship to adults with special needs http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article172156842.html One in nine kids in the United States receives special education services, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But when those kids grow up, where do they go for the support they need? According to Kelsey Hartsell, who works with special needs students at Steilacoom High School, they don’t have many options.... Seeds for Growth is offering events at several locations in Lacey for now, but hopes to create a permanent location in the near future where it can provide opportunities to learn vital life and work skills, including farming, food preparation and basic office skills.