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emotional success for young children, ages 3-5 in a small group setting. Teachers guide the child’s social-emotional and behavioral growth using evidence-based positive behavior strategies and instruction. Young beneficiaries learn skills to make and keep friends, understand and manage feelings,
ask for what they need, listen and follow directions, get along with others, develop empathy and problem solve. The program integrates individualized support from specialists as needed.
    My brother has autism. People assume that they [individuals with autism] need the help and need to be treated differently than everybody else, but they don’t. They’re people just like the rest of us and although they have a condition, they still want to do things that everybody else wants to do.
— Brother of Trust Beneficiary, Fairbanks

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