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An amazing high school in Alabama is paving the way for other schools to successfully integrate their autistic students into classroom activities–and beyond, the Huffington Post reports. One of the school’s former autistic students scored a touchdown during their football state-championship in 2010, and a current 17-year-old student, one of the teens profiled in’s recent blog post on the school, apparently loves playing volleyball in P.E. class. These “typical” high school experiences are made possible through Spanish Fort High School’s unique program, “Project Outreach”, which allows students at the school to join the club and participate in extra-curricular activities with their autistic peers. Project Outreach is currently the largest club at the school with 112 members…

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