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Friday, October 1, 2010

Sam Bennett Hits Home Run With Special Needs Student

Very inspiring story comes to us from Rider.

When some people hear the word autism they immediately think of "Rain Man." Although the Dustin Hoffman character was autistic, the truth is most individuals with autism do not possess the savant skills that he did in the movie.

People with autism show different characteristics across a spectrum of disability and they change as they develop. People with autism are a very broad and diverse population

Rider University senior softball player Sam Bennett learned this first hand recently, working with a 17-year-old young man from Pennington, NJ...



http://www.gobroncs.com//ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=20200&ATCLID=205000321

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