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Wausau, WI: Autism school to open this fall

June 5, 2018, CBS7, Wausau, WI: Your Town Minocqua: Lakeland Star School Academy opens this fall http://www.wsaw.com/content/news/YOUR-TOWN-Lakeland-Star-School-Academy-opens-this-fall-484515711.html The Lakeland Star School Academy will open this fall to all types of learners and more specifically students on the Autism spectrum. To help these students succeed the academy is tailored to meet many diverse needs. With smaller class sizes, sensory rooms and even art therapy. The goal is to give students on the spectrum an opportunity to succeed in an environment that's suited to them. … The academy will work with students in 7th through 12th grade, and so far 22 students are already enrolled. The Lead Teacher and Director of the new school said the lesson plans will focus on transition. "It's transition focused by providing a lot of different opportunities that are not traditional if you will using therapy and dog therapy. What it all comes down to is providing parents a choice," said Eric Mikoleit.