What is Autism?
Autism is a general term used to describe a group of complex developmental brain disorders known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD). The other pervasive developmental disorders are PDD-NOS (Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified), Asperger's Syndrome, Rett Syndrome and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder. Many parents and professionals refer to this group as Autism Spectrum Disorders.
If you would like additional information on Autism please visit the link Autism Speaks.
Sprayberry employs three (3) Autism teachers. Stephanie Smith teaches elementary and Jennifer Garner & Courtney Johnston teaches secondary. Each teacher has two (2) para educators who assist in daily activities. All students participate in various events including: Fall Festival, Valentine's Dance, Art Show and many more.