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Work training just the start of unique Orchard Knob special education program

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Teacher Kristin Roberts knows that few, if any, of her pupils will wind up at a university or college.

Roberts, a special education teacher at Orchard Knob Middle School, teaches some of the county's most significantly impaired students. Her classroom of five includes students on the autism spectrum and others with limited communication skills.

But despite their challenges, Roberts wants her students to reach independence, eventually living on their own and earning their own living.

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