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Temple Grandin School makes strides


Courtesy photo Students at Temple Grandin School in Gunbarrel have small class sizes, allowing a more individualized experience for neuro-diverse students.

Since 2011, a school in Gunbarrel has been helping students with a variety of neurological disorders ranging from autism to Asperger’s.

Co-founded by Jennifer Wilger and David Hazen, the school began when a void was created for an increasing need in the community.

“There was another private school in town that was closing that served a similar purpose but not as comprehensively,” Wilger said. “So we were able to get a jumpstart on (school) infrastructure by turning that school over and developing wrap-around programming that was better for students.”

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