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Jade Blouin: A Career In Special Education

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These parents truly care for their child. Growing up struggling with Asperger, one family had decided that they need to pack up and move to Pennsylvania to provide special education for their daughter.

Jade Blouin had been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Because of her condition, she had been most likely teased. She started calling herself a “dummy” after being unable to recognize common words and images, and would beg her parents to home-school her instead, as reported by The Houston Chronicle.

Jade’s parents did not have a choice. Texas schools do not provide special education services. So they had to look elsewhere. Which is why they moved out of Texas. They moved to Pennsylvania during the summer. Her parents explained that after not getting the support their daughter needed for her condition, her father took a job at Penn State. He quit his job as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Her father, Ed Fuller, got a job as an associate education professor instead at Penn State University. Plus, Penn State University has a Special Education program for teachers and undergraduates, as shown in the official Penn State U website.
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He was a bit skeptical but was glad that schools in Pennsylvania offer special
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