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Yancey Co, NC: Autism training for teachers

Feb 7, 2024, 104.7: Yancey County (NC) Schools Implements Autism Training

Thanks to a generous grant from the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, Yancey County Schools recently implemented a training program for Autism intervention. 

The program is for Exceptional Children staff, Pre-K teachers and Pre-K teacher assistants. 

The training, conducted by Asheville TEACCHTM, is designed to help staff improve their student’s educational and developmental outcomes.

Early intervention has been identified as critical to assisting an autistic student’s academic progress.  The TEACCHTM Program, developed at UNC-Chapel Hill, is widely recognized as the best intervention available for exceptional children.  By implementing this program at the Pre-K level, Yancey County Schools anticipates a significant improvement in educational and development outcomes throughout a student’s career….


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